Royalties deal impacts BHP's profit

The royalty agreement reached by the state government with mining giants Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton has reduced BHP's underlying profit by US$126 million.


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So Barnet thinks any additional tax on mining by the Commonwealth is inconceivable but is very willing to impose an increased State royalty that has cost BHP about $A 150mil ($USA 126 mil). Isnt that a little hypocritical?

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