Resources sector helps boost export figures to record levels
Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said the resources sector contributed almost $60 billion – or 80% – of the result.
“For every ten dollars Queensland earns through exports, the resources sector contributes eight of those ten dollars,” he said.
“This is a tribute to the more than 280,000 Queenslanders working directly and indirectly in the resources sector. To those men and women, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, in the regions and the south-east – please accept the congratulations on behalf of all Queenslanders.”
Over the last 12 months:
Link to Queensland Treasury trade data .