A worker holds a gold bar at South Africa's Gold Fields South Deep mine in Westonaria

South Africa's mining output contracts 7.5 pct year/year in February

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's total mining output fell 7.5 percent year-on-year in February compared to a contraction of 3.3 in January, Statistics South Africa said on Thursday.

Below is the breakdown of the main minerals.

Year-on-year output percentage changes:

February January

Gold -20.6 -22.8 (revised)

PGM 17.8 28.1

Total Mining -7.5 -3.3

(Reporting by Nqobile Dludla)

2019-04-11 11:51:28

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