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Australia: Carbon Tax and MRRT repeal to benefit Australia's miners


Australia: Carbon Tax and MRRT repeal to benefit Australia's miners

Report summary

We expect the planned repeal of the carbon tax and minerals resource rent tax (MRRT) will improve the valuation and cost competitiveness of Australia's coal sector. Repealing the carbon tax will have the most impact, and contribute to 98% of the sector's value improvement. Underground methane intensive metallurgical coal mines in the southern coalfield of NSW stand to benefit the most in absolute cash cost terms, with margins set to improve by approximately A$7/tonne in 2014. However,...

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  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Carbon tax, not MRRT, expected to contribute most to value uplift
  • Average cash cost savings small, but vary by mine type
  • Companies with greater thermal coal exposure benefit the most

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Carbon tax, not MRRT, expected to contribute most to value uplift
    • Coal sector NPV impact (A$ million)
    • Government take impact - coal producers (A$ million)
  • Average cash cost savings small, but vary by mine type
    • 2014 carbon tax cost by mine (A$/tonne)
    • Share of total cash cost 2014 (%)
  • Companies with greater thermal coal exposure benefit the most
    • Australia: Carbon Tax and MRRT repeal to benefit Australia's miners: Table 1
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