Diversified mining major Anglo American paid about $23.5-billion in total tax and economic contributions throughout its global operations during 2023, a decrease from about $24.5-billion in 2022. Payments in countries such as Brazil, Australia and the UK increased, while payments in South African fell the most among the countries in which Anglo operates. Payments to South Africa fell from about $9-billion in 2022 to about $7.5-billion in 2023.