Australia has abundant and diverse mineral and energy resources, which provide an important source of national income.

Businesses operating in the domestic resources and energy sectors also make an important contribution to the Australian economy by introducing innovations that generate value and improve productivity.

This section of the Industry Monitor measures Australia’s performance in resource exports and provides forecasts for key resources and energy exports.

Data in this section is sourced from the Resources and Energy Quarterly (REQ), which provides detailed analysis of the domestic and global resources sectors.

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