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Richards Bay, South Africa — 13 April 2012 – South Africa exported 6.24Mt of coal from the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) in March this year “’ a slight increase from the 6.09Mt exported in the previous month, according to data released here.

Reuters quotes RBCT as saying that South Africa “’ a major exporter of coal to power stations in  both Europe and Asia “’ had a total of 3.03Mt of stock at the terminal at the end of last month.

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

Source: Reuters. For more information, click here.