Trafigura is reportedly engaged in tax evasion. According to a SOMO report, Trafigura´s corporate legal structure is consistent with tax planning functions in the Netherlands. Trafigura also makes use of tax havens and mailbox companies.
Roos van Os, Katrin McGauran and Indra Römgens (2013): “Private Gain, Public loss. Mailbox companies, tax avoidance and human rights”, p. 64-66.