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Resources Rent Tax

8/28/2014 02:19:30 PM

Continuing industrialization in developing countries suggests that demand for vital commodities such as metals and minerals will continue to increase. This increased demand will result in even greater interest in mining activities in both Canada and Australia. One form this interest may take is with regard to taxation.


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Mining boom brings economic benefits to Australia

8/27/2014 04:51:10 PM

According to data published by the Reserve Bank of Australia, the country's decade-long mining boom underpinned a glut of spending on new cars and household durable goods, such as such as furniture, appliances, TVs, cameras and computers.


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Rare Earths Elements – China’s weakening hold

8/27/2014 04:38:53 PM

A commodity is a basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type. The quality of a given commodity may vary but it is essentially uniform across producers.


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