Australian energy and minerals exports

March quarter 2009 energy and minerals exports, released by ABARE.

Percentage change December quarter 2008 to March quarter 2009 (source ABARE, Australian Minerals Statistics 2009, March quarter 2009).

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Commodity

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Export volume

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Export value

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Prices

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Metallurgical coal

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-26%

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-39%

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-18%

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Refinery products

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+19%

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+8%

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-9%

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Thermal coal

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-2%

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-13%

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-11%

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Uranium oxide

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-14%

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+19%

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+39%

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Alumina

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-8%

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-33%

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-27%

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Aluminium (ingot metal)*

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-2%

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-26%

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-9%

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Bauxite

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-47%

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-43%

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+5%

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Copper*

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-27%

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-36%

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-48%

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Iron and steel

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+4%

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-48%

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-50%

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Iron ore & pellets

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+13%

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+3%

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-9%

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Lead*

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-23%

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-32%

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-12%

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Manganese ore & concentrate

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+150

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+3%

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-59%

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Nickel*

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-14%

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-16%

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-4%

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Silver*

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-4%

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-20%

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+24%

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Tin*

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+85%

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+46

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—16%

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Titanium & zircon

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+14%

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+8%

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-5%

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Zinc*

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—18%

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—23%

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-1%

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Gold

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+17%

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+39%

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+14%

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*Prices in US dollars. All other prices are export unit values denominated in Australian dollars.

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