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Development agreement concluded in Ghana

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Johannesburg, 29 March 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce that it has concluded a development agreement with the Government of Ghana for both the Tarkwa and Damang mines. The highlights of the agreement include:

Royalty rate Gold price
3.0% US$0 - 1,300/oz
3.5% US$1,300 - 1,449.99/oz
4.0% US$1,450 - 2,299.99/oz
5.0% US$2,300/oz - unlimited

The term of the agreement, effective from 17 March 2016, will be for a period of 11 years for Tarkwa and nine years for Damang, each renewable for an additional five years.

Ghana continues to be a key region for Gold Fields and we commend the Government of Ghana for creating a fair and competitive environment in the country.

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