Mining in Australia is a significant primary industry and contributor to the Australian economy. . Energy and minerals constitute two-thirds of Australias total exports to China, and more than half of Australias iron ore exports are to China.
The mineral industry provides a major source of economic growth in Perus national Out of this, the mineral industry accounts for 50 percent of Perus total exports and has played a major role in its national economic growth. In 2006, the