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BHP Billiton's Iron Ore Segment Continuously Most Profitable
= Iron ore production in YEJ2011 increased by 7.2% to 134 million tonnes =
BHP Billiton's most profitable Iron Ore Segment, for the year ended June 2011 (YEJ2011), posted positive results, even largely surpassing the results of the previous year as follows: Revenue US$20,412 million (up 83.2% Y-o-Y), EBITDA US$13,946 million (up 114.7%, same), EBIT US$13,328 million (up 122.1%, same).

Notably, as a result of expansion projects by consistent investments in Western Australian Iron Ore, annual production volume increased for 11 consecutive years. On the basis of 100% interest-holding in joint ventures, iron ore production in YEJ2011 was 134.4 million tonnes, while YEJ2010 was 125.0 million tonnes.
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