Issue No 3 - January 2020

RDA Pilbara is proud to release Issue No 3 of the Pilbara Quarterly Economic Update.

The prospects for the Pilbara economy have again strengthened in the last quarter of 2019.  One top of previously flagged future investments additional increases in iron ore production and related investments once again illustrate the enduring and always prominent role of this sector to the socio-economic progress of the region.  Moreover, the likelihood of additional investments in LNG, oil and fertilisers has increased.  During the December quarter iron ore prices have remained relatively high and prices for gold, copper, and notably lithium have improved.  LNG prices remain soft.

The following commodities are detailed in the Update:

  • LNG and Renewables
  • Oil
  • Iron Ore
  • Lithium
  • Gold
  • Copper
  • Fertiliser 
  • Beef

To read the full Update please click here.

For more information regarding the Economic Update please email Diane Pentz, CEO, ceo@rdapilbara.org.au.



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