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IFRIC DI/2010/1



  • IFRS Interpretations Committee Agenda. Click for Project Page
  • IFRIC DI/2010/1 issued 26 August 2010. Click for Press Release (PDF 35k).
  • Comment deadline 30 November 2010
  • Near Final Draft of IFRIC 20 published 10 August 2011
  • IFRIC Interpretation 20 Stripping Costs in the Production Phase of a Surface Mine issued 19 October 2011

Deloitte Letter of Comment on this Draft Interpretation

Important: IFRIC DI/2010/1 resulted in the final IFRIC Interpretation 20, issued 19 October 2011. The information on this page reflects the IFRIC's discussions during the development of the final interpretation, including tentative decisions that were changed along the way. We have retained this page for historical purposes only.

Summary of IFRIC DI/2010/1

IFRIC DI/2010/1 Stripping Costs in the Production Phase of a Surface Mine considers the following questions:

  • (a) Is the definition of an asset met?
  • (b) When should the stripping campaign component be recognised?
  • (c) How should the stripping campaign component be measured initially?
  • (d) How should the stripping campaign component be measured subsequently?

The IFRS Interpretations Committee has reached the conclusion that costs associated with a 'stripping campaign' should be accounted for as an additional component of an existing asset, and that this component should be written down over the reserves that directly benefit from the campaign.

The draft intepretation is open for comment until 30 November 2010. It can be accessed via the IASB's website.

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