|Minexpo International 2012 -- Mining Industry Eq.|
Held every four years, Minexpo is the world's largest mining exhibition. Australia is the world's largest exporter of black coal and also leads export volumes for diamonds, iron ore, lead, rutile, zinc, and zirconium. It is the second largest exporter of gold and the third largest exporter of aluminum and bauxite. The total Australian market size for mining equipment is in excess of US$500 million and the industry imports 70 percent of its equipment. Australia is the second-largest export market, behind Canada, for U.S.-manufactured mining equipment. The U.S. Consulate in Sydney is organizing an Australian buyer's delegation to Minexpo and is offering business matchmaking services to assist buyers and potential representatives identify U.S. mining-related technology and services.
|John Kanawati, Sydney|
Phone: 61-2-9373 9207