China’s first coal mine in New South Wales and Australia

China’s first coal mine in Australia

Yancoal Australia’s listing on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) on 28 June 2012 was the largest in the Australian market since December 2010. It marks a 'significant vote of confidence' in Australia’s coal sector by creating the largest investment by a Chinese state-owned company in the Australian coal industry.


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Key highlights

  • Over 80 percent of Chinese investment in Australia has been directed into mining.
  • NSW and Australia as investment destinations.
  • The challenges ahead.
  • Background information on Yancoal Australia.

Demystifying Chinese investment in Australia

Demystifying Chinese investment in Australia

Research on Chinese investment in Australia written collaboratively with the University of Sydney China Studies Centre.

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