Report finds Chinese companies willing to disclose financial information (e.g. payments to govts) according to EITI Standard

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29 March 2015

[PDF] Chinese companies reporting in EITI implementing countries

Author: EITI International Secretariat

Chinese companies operating in the 48 EITI implementing countries are…required to disclose information in accordance with the EITI Standard. This includes information about how much they pay to the governments…it also includes oil and mining production contracts, social payments and beneficial ownership. To date, there does not appear to be any cases in which a company based in China has refused to collaborate with a host country…[T]his review…finds that an increasing number of Chinese companies are disclosing information in EITI countries…In the few cases where…reporting has been delayed due to insufficient or incomprehensive information submitted by a Chinese company, [Western] companies…were equally contributing to the delays. This paper summarizes the findings of the review of Chinese company presence in implementing countries…Key findings are as follows:

  • Chinese companies disclose information on payments to governments to the same extent as companies from other countries…
  • At least 90 Chinese companies are involved in EITI reporting…
  • Information disclosed by Chinese companies in EITI reports goes beyond financial disclosure…
  • Chinese companies now report in at least 23 of the 38 EITI implementing countries with published reports…
  • Chinese companies are actively involved in six EITI multi-stakeholder groups (MSGs)…

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Author: EITI 国际秘书处

…石油、天然气和采掘业国际透明计划“采掘业透明度行动计划”(EITI)发布了一份简报,介绍了中国企业在EITI成员国经营活动信息披露的情况。报告的结论令人鼓舞,表明在法律或商业规范要求信息公开的国家,中国企业有能力亦有意愿公开透明地经营,有时甚至超出了最低标准的要求。

EITI简报的主要研究发现包括:全球范围至少有90家中国企业参与了EITI报告体系,其中包括中国石油天然气集团公司、中国海洋石油总公司和中国有色矿业集团有限公司等一些全球最大的石油和采矿企业。在披露向东道国政府所支付款项方面,中国企业的信息披露程度与其他国家企业相当…中资企业的信息披露并不仅限于财务支付。事实上,在刚果(金)、蒙古和尼日利亚的中国企业对其所有权和控制权(即实益所有权)进行了披露…

本次调研的发现印证了全球见证组织和北京谘询机构商道纵横较早前所进行的一项研究——该研究对中国企业按照EITI或证券交易所报告制度要求,就其向外国政府支付款项的信息披露程度进行了调查…

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Author: EITI 國際秘書處

…石油、天然氣和採掘業國際透明計劃“採掘業透明度行動計劃”(EITI)發布了一份簡報,介紹了中國企業在EITI成員國經營活動信息披露的情況。報告的結論令人鼓舞,表明在法律或商業規範要求信息公開的國家,中國企業有能力亦有意願公開透明地經營,有時甚至超出了最低標準的要求。

EITI簡報的主要研究發現包括:全球範圍至少有90家中國企業參與了EITI報告體系,其中包括中國石油天然氣集團公司、中國海洋石油總公司和中國有色礦業集團有限公司等一些全球最大的石油和採礦企業。在披露向東道國政府所支付款項方面,中國企業的信息披露程度與其他國家企業相當…中資企業的信息披露並不僅限於財務支付。事實上,在剛果(金)、蒙古和尼日利亞的中國企業對其所有權和控制權(即實益所有權)進行了披露…

本次調研的發現印證了全球見證組織和北京諮詢機構商道縱橫較早前所進行的一項研究——該研究對中國企業按照EITI或證券交易所報告製度要求,就其向外國政府支付款項的信息披露程度進行了調查…

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