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Taxes Paid Report


Global taxes & royalties paid


Direct economic contribution


Paid to suppliers globally

2021 figures

Peter Cunningham, Chief Financial Officer

Peter Cunningham


2021 was another challenging year as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to bring human tragedy and cause economic disruption. It is a credit to our people and partners that we have managed to keep our operations running safely despite these challenges.”

Working with shared purpose

We must ensure all our stakeholders benefit from the success of Rio Tinto. To do this, it is essential that we care for our employees, respect and safeguard the environment when we explore, build and operate, and repurpose or rehabilitate the land when our operations come to an end.

1. Includes contribution from net gains on disposal of interests in businesses.

2. Payables to governments includes charges for corporate income tax, government royalties, employer payroll taxes and other tax charges.