FACT1-BENEFITS

Fact #1:

Iron ore has contributed more than $70 billion in royalties and company tax since 2007/2008.
source[1]

Export Earnings

Fact #2:

Iron ore earned Australia $75 billion in exports in 2014.
source[2]

Employment

Fact #3:

Iron ore directly employs around 60,500 Australians.
source[2]

FACT4-STEEL

Fact #4:

Iron ore makes steel, essential to our modern way of life.

2nd Largest Producer

Fact #5:

Australia is the world’s 2nd biggest iron ore producer and largest exporter.
source[4]

FACT8-PRODUCTION-20

Fact #6:

50 countries produce iron ore and Australia accounts for 30% of global production.
source[4]

Our Customers

Fact #7:

Australia is the largest iron ore exporter with major markets being China, Japan and Korea.
source[5]

Global Demand

Fact #8:

Rio Tinto & BHP Billiton’s iron ore market share has remained steady for 10 years.
source[13]

Long-term Average

Fact #9:

Iron ore prices still well above the long-term average.
source[14]

State Royalties

Fact #10:

$5.22 billion paid to WA in state royalties for iron ore in 2014
source[3]

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