Queensland: Coal exports (2017)

Last Modified: Sat Jan 13 2018 21:30:33 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 210.8 million tonnes
    Amount of coal exported from Queensland in 2017, down 10 million tonnes, or 5%, from the previous year's record 220.8 million mt.
  • 27
    Number of countries that coal from Queensland was exported to last year, which included Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Algeria, South Africa, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Turkey, UAE, and 16 countries in Europe.
  • $31.6 billion
    contribution to Queensland economy in 2016/17 from coal.
  • 183,000
    jobs supported.
  • $1.897 billion
    in royalties to the state. In the 2016-2017 (July-June) fiscal year, coal royalties almost doubled year on year.