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2006 Indicator Analysis  |  2005  |  2004

Data Year


Report Published Indicator Analysis


Oil, Manganese, Iron, Gold, Diamond, Niobium, Phosphates, Zinc, Barytine
Current EITI Status

Report Quality Analysis

Report Compiled by   Ernst & Young et Associes

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Company Payments


Government Receipts


GDP, 2006 BILLION $ source


Total Government Revenue (% of GDP)


Reported EI Revenue
(% of Total Revenue)


CommodityEITI Production VolumesUnitsIndep. Source Production VolumesUnitsPrice from EITI ReportPer UnitIndep. Reference PricePer UnitTotal Company PaymentsTotal Gov't ReceiptsNotes
Oil87,000,000bbls85,775,000bbls 1~70$/bbl64.22$/bbl 1$1,996,700,000$1,933,300,000
Mining Total$10,887,567$10,887,5672
Manganese3,306,934mts3,000,000mts 3~0.1413$/mt3.51$/mt 3
$/mt53.88$/mt 3
Gold500kgs300kgs 3
$/kg21,376.02$/kg 3
carats500carats 3
$/mt14,022.00$/mt 3
$/mt33.61$/mt 3
$/mt3,273.86$/mt 3
$/mt44.09$/mt 3
2 The EITI product prices are estimates from a chart in the report. The price for manganese per the EITI report is ~ 67 FCFA/ton.
   EITI report failed to provide this commodity-specific data.

Report Quality Indicators

1. Regularity

a) score0.50 
b) total reports / implementing years3/6 

2. Timeliness

Lag between fiscal year of data and publication year.2 

3. Materiality

Report clearly defines a materiality threshold.No  

4. Data Reliability

Report contains audited data from:  
a) companiesYes 3/30 cos. were required to provide data from audited reports. All 3 met the requirement.
b) governmentNo  

5. Coverage

Revenue data includes the following revenue streams:  
a) royaltiesYes  
b) taxesYes 
c) surface, rental or license feesYes 
d) bonusesYes  
e) state-owned enterprise (SOE) paymentsN/A Gabon had no SOE in 2006.
f) Report covers all extractive sector companies.Yes 30/49 reported, which include the 26 selected by the EITI committee.
g) Report states the price of any product received or sold by government.Yes The graph with this information shows only approximate prices.
h) Report states the quantity of resources produced.Yes  

6. Discrepancies

Report contains:  
a) information on the cause of revenue discrepancies.No  
b) reconciled data following the correction of discrepancies.Yes  

7. SOE Revenue Flow

SOE Revenue Flow data is clearly explained in the report.N/A Gabon had no SOE in 2006.

8. Disaggregation

Report provides financial data on individual:  
a) companiesNo  
b) revenue streamsYes  
c) projectsNo  
d) commoditiesNo sector not commodity

9. Comprehensibility

Report contains:  
a) a summary with key findings and revenue totalsNo 
b) clear indication of what currencies and units of measurement are used Yes 
c) written explanation of key findings and recommendationsNo  
d) a clear definition of termsYes  

10. Accessibility

Report is available:  
a) in at least one official languageYes 1 of 2 languages.
b) on a government websiteYes 

Related Indicators

Revenue Watch Index, 201041.8 
Corruption Perception Index, 2010 110/178 
Open Budget Survey, N/A 

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