Will bust follow commodities boom in Australia?
2 July 2013 Last updated at 11:18 BST
Australia has proved resilient during the global economic downturn, with the commodities boom a key factor driving its economy in the right direction.
But there are fears that a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing could depress demand for iron ore and other Australian raw materials.
The BBC's Linda Yueh reports from Port Hedland, an Australian town shaped by the commodities boom.