IGF welcomes entry into force of Minamata Convention on Mercury and stresses that more work needs to be done. We are pleased to report that 51 IGF member countries have signed or ratified the convention.
For many resource-rich developing countries, mineral resources present an unparalleled economic opportunity to increase government revenue. Tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational corporations and weak tax administration threaten this prospect.
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