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Q: What Is EITI?

EITI is a global standard for transparency in government revenues from the extractive sector including oil, gas, mineral and coal.

Q: How does the EITI?

The company reported payments to the government in the form of taxes, royalties, as well as in kind (kind), while the government reported revenues derived from extractive companies. These two reports direkonsiiasi (comparison) by an auditor (rekonsiiator) independent, and published in a report from a country EITI and accessible to all citizens.

Q: Is Indonesia member of EITI?

Indonesia became EITI candidate since October 2010 (by Presidential Decree no. 26th in 2010) and is the process of moving towards a dutiful EITI (EITI compliant) April.

Q: When did EITI stand?

EITI started since 2002. To know the full history can be seen in

Q: Are other ASEAN countries also joined in the EITI?

Indonesia first. Currently, the Philippines, Cambodia, and Vietnam have expressed interest to become EITI candidate countries.

Q: How can EITI prevent corruption?

Transparency through EITI minimize the possibility of leakage of state revenues and corruption in the extractive sector (oil and gas, minerals and coal).

Q: Did the EITI also monitors flight where revenues from extractive industries?

EITI ensure transparency occurs. With transparency through the publication of the EITI, to know whether there is a difference between the amount paid by the company to the government, and the amount received by the government from the company.

Q: Could the EITI ensure revenues from extractive industries are actually used for the welfare of the people?

People are given a very powerful means of control through the EITI, the transparency of the budget. Our duty to oversee where the money goes. With information on the EITI report, citizens will be able to hold the government and local governments in their respective regions.

Q: Could the EITI also monitor the use of subsidized fuel?

Use of subsidized fuel for downstream industries that are not directly monitored through the EITI

Q: Could the EITI prevent the rampant abuse of cost recovery?

It could be. Because companies and governments are required to report their payments and receipts

Q: Why did the developed countries not join as member of EITI?

The Countries have expressed interest in implementing the EITI candidate countries. These countries are mostly dependent on extractive industries (in terms of percentage of its GDP) and have the situation of natural resource governance is weak. From developed countries, no one can be said to have a dependency on natural resources, except Norway (already obedient EITI) and the possibility of Australia and Canada. The United States also is in the process to become EITI candidate countries.