Australia Iron Ore Mining Markets, 2022 - Production Remains Buoyant Supported by New Projects -

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"Iron Ore Mining in Australia to 2022", provides a comprehensive coverage on Australia's iron ore industry. It provides historical and forecast data on iron ore production by form and company, iron ore reserves, consumption and exports to 2022. The exports section also provides information on export volumes to destination countries.

Australia is endowed with around 70 different types of mineral deposits, of which key mineral commodities include coal, iron ore, bauxite, gold, nickel, copper, zinc, lead, molybdenum, rutile, zircon, and uranium. By holding 35.8% of global iron ore reserves, Australia has the world's largest deposits. Iron ore deposits are mainly found in Western Australia, with South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, and Tasmania having these in smaller quantities.

Australia's iron ore production increased by 3.2% in 2017. Production increased from the country's largest mining companies such as Rio Tinto Plc and BHP. However, due to adverse weather conditions, the country's production did not grow at expected levels. Over the forecast period, the country's production of iron ore is expected to post a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.1% till 2022. This will be supported by various new projects and capacity expansions at existing mines through the forecast period.

On the same time, Australian iron ore exports reached 846.1Mt in 2017 with China being the most important market, followed by Japan and South Korea. Over the forecast period, iron ore exports are expected to grow at CAGR of 0.9% till 2022.

The report also includes a demand drivers section providing information on factors that are affecting the Australian iron ore industry. It further provides mines and projects count by company by status, profiles of major iron ore producers, information on the major active, planned and exploration projects. In addition, the report also covers Australian mining fiscal regime.


  • The report contains an overview of Australia's iron ore mining industry including key demand driving factors affecting the iron ore industry.
  • It provides detailed information on reserves, production, production by form and company, major operating mines, major exploration and development projects, competitive landscape, consumption, and exports.
  • Further, it also provides country's fiscal regime, which covers governing bodies, relevant laws, rights and obligations as well as key taxes, fees, and royalties.

Reasons to buy

  • To gain an understanding of the Australia's iron ore mining industry, relevant driving factors
  • To understand historical and forecast trend on country's iron ore production, consumption, and exports
  • To gain an overview of the country's mining fiscal regime
  • To find out Australian governing bodies, laws, rights and obligations, major taxes, fees and royalties applicable for the country's mining industry.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1.1. List of Tables

1.2. List of Figures

2. Executive Summary

3. Iron Ore Mining in Australia: Reserves, Production, Consumption, and Exports

3.1. Reserves by Geographical Region and Grade

3.2. Historical and Forecast Iron Ore Production

3.2.1. Production by Form

3.2.2. Production by Company

3.3. Active Mines

3.4. Development Projects

3.5. Exploration Projects

3.6. Consumption and Trade

3.6.1. Iron Ore Consumption vs. Steel Production

3.6.2. Iron Ore Exports

3.6.3. Exports by Country

3.7. Demand Drivers

3.7.1. Demand from China's Steel Industry

4. Major Iron Ore Producers in Australia

4.1. Mines and Projects by Company

4.2. Revenues by Company

4.3. Rio Tinto Plc

4.4. BHP Billiton Ltd.

4.5. Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.

5. Australia's Mining Industry: Fiscal Regime

5.1. Governing Bodies and Agencies

5.1.1. National Level

5.1.2. State or Territory Involvement

5.2. Australia's Mining Fiscal Regime: Laws, and Regulations

5.2.1. Offshore Legislation

5.2.2. Onshore Legislation

5.3. Australia's Mining Fiscal Regime: Mineral Licensing and Fees

5.3.1. New South Wales

5.3.2. Northern Territory

5.3.3. Queensland

5.3.4. South Australia

5.3.5. Tasmania

5.3.6. Victoria

5.3.7. Western Australia

5.4. Australia's Mining Fiscal Regime: Royalty and Taxes

5.4.1. Royalty New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia

5.4.2. Corporate Income Tax (CIT) Capital Expenditure Deduction

5.4.3. Withholding Tax

5.4.4. Treatment of Tax Losses

5.4.5. Goods and Services Tax (GST)

6. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Rio Tinto Plc
  • BHP Billiton Ltd.
  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd

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Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T. Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900