South African Coal Export Prices Fall to Lowest in Two Weeks

Coal export prices at South Africa’s Richards Bay, the continent’s biggest terminal for shipping the fuel, decreased to the lowest level in two weeks.

Prices (CLSPSARB) fell $1.45, or 1.4 percent, to an average $105.72 a metric ton in the week ended Feb. 3, according to data on Bloomberg from IHS McCloskey. That’s the lowest level since Jan. 20.

The price is quoted on a free-on-board basis, which excludes delivery costs.

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