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EU deal to tackle mining corruption

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EU legislators struck an anti-corruption deal that aims to force big mining companies to make public the payments they make to governments where they operate, officials said. 

Illustration. EU legislators struck an anti-corruption deal that aims to force big mining companies to make public the payments they make to governments where they operate, officials said.

Bargaining between EU member states and European Parliament MEPs delivered the deal focused on companies with turnovers of at least 40 million euros, total assets worth 20 million or 250 employees, European Union Markets Commissioner Michel Barnier said in a statement.

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