Natural Resources and Subnational Governments in Myanmar

This document is part of the source library for NRGI's 2017 Resource Governance Index, a comprehensive measure of the quality of natural resource governance in 81 oil, gas and mineral-rich countries. To access the full dataset and all other index resources, visit https://resourcegovernanceindex.org.

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Myanmar
Year 2014
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 8: Revenue Volatility, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Report
RGI Sub-component State-owned enterprises
RGI Questions 1.1.2c: Does the publicly available registry of licenses/contracts cover areas/blocks?,
1.4a: What proportion of equity shares does the government own in extractive companies?,
1.4c: What is the name of the largest company in which the government has a controlling share (i.e. an SOE)?,
1.4.1a: Are there rules governing fiscal transfers between the government and the SOE?,
1.4b: Does the SOE receive a production share or in-kind payments from extractive companies?,
2.1.4d: For the most recently completed fiscal year, did the government publicly disclose the total resource revenue received?,
2.2a: Does the central government transfer extractive resource revenues to subnational governments?,
2.2b: Are there specific rules governing the transfer of extractive resource revenues (i.e. are these rules distinct from those governing other types of transfers)?,
2.2c: Do rules specify that subnational governments of producing areas should receive a higher share of extractive resource revenues than those of non-producing areas?
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Publisher International Growth Centre/Asia Foundation/MDRI-CESD
Author Thet Aung Lynn
Source or API link http://www.theigc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Lynn-Oye-2014-Working-Paper.pdf
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute