South Africa's RBCT says 2017 coal exports at record high

RICHARDS BAY, South Africa, Jan 26 (Reuters) - South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) said on Friday 2017 coal exports surged to a record high of 76.47 million tonnes from 72.6 million tonnes in 2016.

RBCT, Africa's largest coal export facility, said it aimed to export at least 77 million tonnes this year. (Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; Writing by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by Mark Potter)