Natural resources include oil and natural gas, coal, gold, uranium, iron, bauxite, copper and tin. The country depends heavily on the gold industry with gold accounting for around 40% of total exports. According to the 2011 EITI Report, mining constituted about 15% of budget revenues, about 15% of GDP and 53% of total volume of exports for the Kyrgyz Republic.
Sources: CIA World Factbook, EITI
EITI status: Compliant
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29-30 October 2013 - PWYP member "Tree of Life" held workshops in Naryn region. The traning underlined the following topics: ‘How to estimate the environment impact’, ‘New EITI Standard’ and ‘How to conduct public receptions’. Also the local citizents of Naryn region asked to held a separate session on ‘Legislation and taxation requerements in the mining industry’.
30-31 August 2013 - The Kyrgyz coalition held a workshop, "Promoting Vision 20/20". The participants conducted a coalition self-assessment, using the tool created by the Overseas Development Institute. The self-assessment evaluated the effectiveness of the coalition and highlighted key areas for improvement as well as areas of strength.
26 August 2013 - PWYP member "Tree of Life" held a National Forum for multi-stakeholder groups in the mining industry. The Forum was organised to present the experiences of the multi-stakeholder groups (MSG) in the mining industry in different regions of the country. International Director of Publish What You Pay Marinka Van Riet shared MSG experience of other countries.