The treaty trap: tax avoidance in Mozambique’s extractive industries
The gas companies
Mozambique’s extractive industries are fraught with tax avoidance. Through abusing tax treaties Mozambique has with tax havens Mauritius and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), SOMO estimates that five gas and mining companies – including TotalEnergies, Eni, and Vale – will involve the avoidance of between US$ 1.4 and US$ 2.1 billion in Mozambican taxes. The research presented here illustrates how this tax avoidance works in practice, separated into two reports: The gas companies and The miners.
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