SA's coal exports fall in April

South Africa had 3.61 million tonnes of stock at the terminal in April.

A mine. Picture: AFP

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) exported 6.24 million tonnes of coal in April, down from 7.49 million tonnes the previous month, RBCT data showed on Monday.

South Africa - a major exporter of coal to power stations in Europe and Asia - had 3.61 million tonnes of stock at the terminal at the end of April, RBCT said.

Coal producers in South Africa include Anglo American AAL.L, BHP Billiton BHP.AX BLT.L, Exxaro EXXJ.J and Xstrata XTA.L.