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Glencore pays out in Queensland
Glencore is reporting it paid Australian governments $1.9B in the 2020 period.
The figure is released in the 2020 ‘Payments to Governments’ report.
The diversified minerals company paid $179.318m in taxes on income, $500.083m royalties, $28.890m in fees.
The Australian Tax Office was paid more than $182m and another $500m royalties was paid to three states. The largest was New South Wales followed by Queensland and Western Australia.
Cloncurry Shire Council was paid 1.654m for ‘infrastructure improvements’.
In Queensland, Glencore’s coking and thermal coal projects paid the most royalties respectively followed by the Mount Isa zinc and copper projects.
The report said Glencore had been operating in Australia for over 20 years and currently has 17,000 staff on the books.
The company’s Australian has interests include coal, copper, cobalt, nickel, oil and zinc.
“Within many of our Australian operations, we explore and source the commodity; produce it; process and refine it; market and blend it; and ultimately handle, store and transport it to our customers around the world,” the report said.
“Our business activities make a significant contribution to the national and local economies in which we operate.”
Glencore has 150 mining and metallurgical sites and oil production assets in 35 countries around the world and employs 135,000 people.