A new mining legislation voted by the Senate

The Senate voted last Wednesday in Kinshasa, during a plenary session chaired by Leon Kengo wa Dondo, the bill amending and supplementing the law of 11 July 2002 on the Mining Code, after having adopted the related report of its commission economic, financial and good governance.
The general legislation on mines and hydrocarbons following the ordinances of April 2, 1981 and November 5, 1982 having proved to be unattractive to investments in relation to its customs and foreign exchange regime, the Mining Code had been established by the French law. July 11, 2002.

The application of the latter law from 2002 to December 31, 2016 gave the following statistics: The transition from 36 mining companies to 482 mining and quarry rights mining companies, the increase in the number of 679 mining and quarry rights validated and conform to 2.447 … read more