Zambia's second EITI Report shows high growth in its mining sector

Zambia published today, 30 March, its 2009 EITI Report in Lusaka, disclosing the payments from mining companies to the government in 2009. The government received more than US$500 million from the mining sector www.zambiaeiti.org.zm

The figures in the report are broken down by the 28 companies that have reported payments. The reported revenue is up almost 50% from the 2008 report, when 16 companies reported their payments.