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Foreign exchange rates and the impact on Australian coal and iron ore exports

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In this insight we investigate the impact of further AUD:USD depreciation and what exchange rate would allow 95% of Australian coal producers to have positive margins all else being equal. We calculated that at a AUD:USD exchange rate of 0.83 96% of Australian iron ore exporters are expected make positive margins whereas only 80% of Australian coal exporters achieve the same.

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  • Executive summary
  • Recent exchange rate movements
  • Australian iron ore exports: unfazed by currency movements
  • Coal exports to benefit from a depreciating Australian dollar

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  • AUD:USD recent exchange rate
  • 2015 Australian iron ore export margin curve at 0.83 AUD:USD exchange rate
  • 2015 Australian coal margin export curve at 0.83 AUD:USD exchange rate
  • Australian coal exports at 0.72 AUD:USD exchange rate

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