Romania: Rosia Montana gold copper project international dispute to start soon, Gabriel Resources vs State
The court dispute between Canadian group Gabriel Resources, which controls Rosia Montana Gold Corporation, the developer of the Rosia Montana gold mine project, and the Romanian state will kick off at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
The mining company asks for compensation after the state blocked the gold mining project at Rosia Montana following massive street protests. Moreover, Gabriel Resources challenges a decision of the Romanian Tax Agency ANAF, which demands RMGC to pay EUR 6 million. The amount represents VAT reimbursement to the company for PR, advertising, and consultancy services, which ANAF considers illegitimate.
According to a recent document of the Romanian Government, a working group controlled by the Prime Minister’s Chancellery will launch a pilot program at Rosia Montana, for the area’s sustainable development.
Romania’s Ministry of Culture shuts down the Rosia Montana gold mining project
Gabriel Resources asks for EUR 27 mln from investors to continue battle for Rosia Montana gold project in Romania.
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