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DRC miners propose sliding royalty scale

Miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo have proposed linking a sliding scale of royalty rates to the prices of key commodities in a bid to combat the country’s revised mining code.

Staff reporter

Mine Risk Management > Politics

DRC miners propose sliding royalty scale

Miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo have proposed linking a sliding scale of royalty rates to the prices of key commodities in a bid to combat the country’s revised mining code.

Staff reporter

DRC miners propose sliding royalty scale

Mining bosses meeting with Kabila about the revised mining code in early March

DRC government

The idea was part of a formal proposal submitted to the Ministry of Mines to address concerns about the revised mining code and the government's search for new revenue.