Richards Bay Coal Terminal exports fall in

Johannesburg - South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) exported 4.2 million tonnes of coal in January compared with 6.8 million tonnes the previous month, RBCT data showed on Thursday.

South Africa - a major exporter of coal to power stations in Europe and Asia - had 4.1 million tonnes of stock at the terminal at the end of January, RBCT said.

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Coal producers in South Africa include Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Exxaro, Optimum Coal and Xstrata. - Reuters