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Company Response

12 Jul 2010

Gold Fields

Gold Fields' response

Gold Fields Ghana (GFG) is not cited in the DanWatch report as one of the mining companies in the country engaged in “aggressive tax planning”. By implication though, the report suggests that other companies are engaged in similar practices. For the record we have listed a number of our contributions to the Ghanaian economy since 1993, when the company acquired the almost defunct State Gold Mining Corporation’s underground mine at Tarkwa.

Part of the following timelines

Ghana: Report says deployment of military to mining areas has led to serious human rights violations

Report highlights negative social impact of tax avoidance by mining companies in Africa