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There’s a Lot More Discussion on WeChat About What Chinese Mining Companies Need to Do to Comply With DRC Law

An article published on WeChat by lawyers from the Beijing-based investment advisory Jingtian & Gongcheng about requirements for Chinese mining companies operating in the DRC.

The steadily rising pressure on Chinese mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo is prompting some very lively discussions on the Chinese social media network WeChat. The discussions focus on giving legal guidance on what Chinese companies need to do to better comply with local regulations.

It appears that the prospect of being investigated by the Congolese government is in fact motivating some actors in the space to improve their governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR) obligations.

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