19% of Australia's exports go to Japan ( which includes 30% of cocking and 50% of thermal coal of total coal exports). Trade balance between these two is 62 Bln increased from 55 Bln from previous year.
Going forward rebuilding in Japan will magnify the exports in Australia such as Iron ore and Coal. Also...Ignored
Actually I haven't spent much time with AU, but i do remember hearing about the M&A deal, and posted a link the other day from forexlive where he was talking about that.
I'm going to go over all this stuff over the weekend.