Mining export revenue surges despite pandemic


Data released by the ABS has confirmed the importance of keeping Australia’s mining industry operating during the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic challenges.

Mirage News is reporting that according to the ABS a significant increase in Australia’s resources export revenue has underpinned an increase in the value of goods exports by 29 per cent to $36.1 billion in March 2020.

This has included growth in Australia’s iron ore exports to support China’s rebounding economy as well as increases in the value of Australia’s gold, coal and petroleum exports.

Australia’s mining industry has been able to deliver this result for the nation while implementing strict and comprehensive health and safety protocols to protect workers, families and local communities.

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