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South Africa's December mining output down 4.8 pct yr/yr – Reuters Africa

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    JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) - South Africa's mining
output fell 4.8 percent year on year in December versus a
consensus forecast of a 0.60 percent drop, Statistics South
Africa said on Thursday.
    Below is a breakdown of changes (in percent, year on year): 
     
                 December      November
 Gold            -31.0           -13.5 (revised)
 PGM               6.1             1.1 (revised)
 Total Mining     -4.8            -5.8 (revised)
 
 (Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg
Editing by Edmund Blair)