PwC Economic Reports on Coal

PwC Economic Report on Coal – British Columbia

A new Coal Association of Canada and PwC report on the economic impact analysis of the coal mining industry in British Columbia finds that coal makes a significant contribution to the British Columbia economy through employment, tax revenue and contribution to provincial GDP. In 2011, the coal industry generated an estimated $3.2 billion in provincial GDP and approximately $715.2 million in tax revenue for all levels of government including $399 million in tax revenue generated by economic activity and $316.2 million in mineral tax payments to British Columbia.

Full report (February 15, 2013)
News Release (February 15, 2013)
Backgrounder (February 15, 2013)

PwC Economic Report on Coal – Canada

The Coal Association of Canada and PwC report on the economic impact analysis of the coal mining industry in Canada  found that coal production in Canada delivers more economic and social benefits than expected.  This includes an economic contribution of $5.2 billion to Canada’s GDP, including $3.2 billion in direct impacts and $2 billion in indirect impacts.

Full Report  (October 31, 2012)
Report Fact Sheet (October 31, 2012)