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Sasol Limited - Trading Statement

Release Date: 06/07/2005 17:25:01      Code(s): SOL
Sasol Limited - Trading Statement                                               
Sasol Limited                                                                   
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration number 1979/003231/06)                                            
ISIN: ZAE000006896                                                              
Share codes:                                                                    
JSE - SOL                                                                       
NYSE - SSL                                                                      
("Sasol")                                                                       
On 25 April 2005, Sasol issued a Trading Statement advising that it anticipated 
Rand attributable earnings and earnings per share for the financial year ending 
30 June 2005 to be between 45% and 55% higher than those achieved in the        
previous financial year.  The Trading Statement also advised that headline      
earnings were expected to increase by between 55% and 65% compared to the       
previous financial year.                                                        
At the time the Trading Statement was issued, the Rand was trading at about     
R6,00 : US$1,00 and international oil prices were about US$52,60 per barrel.    
During the intervening period through to end-June 2005, the Rand weakened by    
more than 10% and oil prices increased by approximately 5%.                     
Primarily as a consequence of these factors, Sasol wishes to announce that Rand 
attributable earnings and earnings per share for the full financial year ended  
30 June 2005, are expected to be between 55% and 60% higher than those achieved 
in the previous financial year.                                                 
Impairment tests on all material assets have been undertaken as a part of the   
year-end accounting exercise. Primarily because of anticipated impairments and  
other capital effects including non-recurring income and proceeds from asset    
disposals in the previous year, it is also expected that Rand headline earnings 
and headline earnings per share should be between 80% and 85% better than those 
achieved in the previous financial year.                                        
This revised view has not been audited or reviewed by the company"s auditors.   
Johannesburg                                                                    
6 July 2005                                                                     
Issued by sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited               
Forward looking statements                                                      
We may in this document make statements that are not historical facts and relate
to analyses and other information based on forecasts of future results and      
estimates of amounts not yet determinable.  These are forward-looking statements
as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Words 
such as "believe", "anticipate", "expect", "intend", "seek", "will", "plan",    
"could", "may", "endeavour" and "project" and similar expressions are intended  
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identifying such statements.  By their very nature, forward-looking statements  
involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and there  
are risks that predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking    
statements will not be achieved.  If one or more of these risks materialize, or 
should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may be very       
different from those anticipated.  The factors that could cause our actual      
results to differ materially from the plans, objectives, expectations, estimates
and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements are discussed more  
fully in our annual report under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on Form 20-
F filed on October 29, 2004 and in other filings with the United States         
Securities and Exchange Commission.  Forward-looking statements apply only as of
the date on which they are made, and we do not undertake any obligation to      
update or revise any of them, whether as a result of new information, future    
events or otherwise.                                                            
Date: 06/07/2005 05:25:05 PM Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za                     
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