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Data Year


Report Published Indicator Analysis


Uranium, Gold, Coal, Petroleum
Current EITI Status

Report Quality Analysis

Report Compiled by   Guilbert & Assc.

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Company Payments


Government Receipts


GDP, 2009 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
mt3,243mt 1
kg1,852kg 1
33,510.26$/kg 1
mt225,072mt 1
70.66$/mt 3
61.66$/bbl 3
2 CIA World Factbook
   EITI report failed to provide this commodity-specific data.

Report Quality Indicators

1. Regularity

a) score0.50 
b) total reports / implementing years2/4 

2. Timeliness

Lag between fiscal year of data and publication year.2 

3. Materiality

Report clearly defines a materiality threshold.Yes The report sets the materiality threshold at 13 million FCFA (about $27,500). However, companies are included whose total payments were just a few hundred dollars.

4. Data Reliability

Report contains audited data from:  
a) companiesYes  
b) governmentYes  

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) paymentsYes SOPAMIN (La Société de Patrimoine des Mines du Niger) is included.
f) Report covers all extractive sector companies.No 68/88 reported in 2007, 63/72 in 2008, 39/58 in 2009.
g) Report states the price of any product received or sold by government.No  
h) Report states the quantity of resources produced.No  

6. Discrepancies

Report contains:  
a) information on the cause of revenue discrepancies.Yes  
b) reconciled data following the correction of discrepancies.Yes Strangely, with so many companies reporting, there was not a single unresolved discrepancy.

7. SOE Revenue Flow

SOE Revenue Flow data is clearly explained in the report.Yes SOPAMIN is treated as a regular company; its payments to the government are included, but its receipts are not.

8. Disaggregation

Report provides financial data on individual:  
a) companiesYes  
b) revenue streamsYes  
c) projectsNo  
d) commoditiesNo  

9. Comprehensibility

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

10. Accessibility

Report is available:  
a) in at least one official languageYes  
b) on a government websiteYes 

Related Indicators

Revenue Watch Index, N/A 
Corruption Perception Index, 2010 123/178 
Open Budget Survey, 20103 

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