Australia's Mining Boom

Australia's Mining Boom

eBook - 2012
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The impact of the current mining boom in Australia, aided by unprecedented demand for minerals from an emerging China, has helped this nation to withstand global financial turmoil. Australia's mining and energy resources - coal, iron ore, gold, bauxite, oil, gas, copper, uranium, etc - accounts for about 9% of GDP, but more than half of national exports. The resources sector is booming, however its success may cause problems elsewhere, such as pushing up the value of the dollar, which can adversely affect sectors like manufacturing and tourism. How sustainable is the latest mining boom, and ho.
Publisher: Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781921507939
Characteristics: 1 online resource : color illustrations
Additional Contributors: Healey, Justin


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