Original article by Matt Chambers
The Australian – Page: 17 & 21 : 3-Jul-18
A quarterly report from the Office of the Chief Economist shows that Australia’s resources and energy exports are forecast to top $238.18bn in 2018-19, compared with $226.32bn in 2017-18. Revenue from LNG exports is expected to rise by 12 per cent to $43.5bn, while revenue from coking and thermal coal exports is tipped to be $58.1bn. Iron ore export revenue is forecast to be $57.7bn in 2018-19, while revenue expectations for 2017-18 have been scaled back from $65.3bn to $61.8bn.
AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND SCIENCE. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ECONOMIST, SANTOS LIMITED – ASX STO, ORIGIN ENERGY LIMITED – ASX ORG, ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC, CHEVRON CORPORATION, ORGANISATION OF PETROLEUM EXPORTING COUNTRIES, UNITED STATES. EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT