Extractives, including oil and mines
This is the extractives (oil, gas and mining) section of our platform on Chinese Investment Overseas
“How to Engage with Chinese Companies and EITI”, Global Witness
“Transparency Matters”, Global Witness
“Tackling Conflict Minerals”, Global Witness
“China’s Mining Industry at Home and Overseas: Development, Impacts and Regulation”, GHub
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