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GOLD FIELDS LIMITED - Operating Update Quarter ended March 2019

Release Date: 25/04/2019 08:00
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Operating Update Quarter ended March 2019

Gold Fields Limited 
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
Registration number 1968/004880/06
Share code: GFI
Issuer code: GOGOF
ISIN - ZAE 000018123

Media Release
Gold Fields Operating Update
Quarter ended March 2019 

JOHANNESBURG. 25 April 2019: Gold Fields Limited (NYSE & JSE: GFI) is pleased to provide an operational update for the quarter ended 
31 March 2019.  Detailed financial and operational results are provided on a six-monthly basis i.e. at the end of June and December.

Key Statistics 

                                                                      United States Dollars 
Figures are in millions unless otherwise stated                            Quarter 
                                                               March       December        March
                                                                2019           2018         2018
Gold produced attributable*                   oz (000)           542            509          490
Tonnes milled/treated                             000          8,879          8,571        8,372
Revenue                                        US$/oz          1,298          1,212        1,316
Cost of sales before gold inventory 
change and amortisation and depreciation    US$/tonne             41             43           43
All-in sustaining costs                        US$/oz            963          1,016          955
Total all-in cost                              US$/oz          1,080          1,213        1,150
Net debt                                         US$m          1,614          1,612        1,373
*Gold produced in this table is attributable and includes Gold Fields share of 45 per cent in Asanko.
All of the key statistics are managed figures.
All operations are wholly owned except for Tarkwa and Damang in Ghana (90.0 per cent), Cerro Corona in Peru (99.5 per cent) and Asanko 
JV (45 per cent equity share).
Gold produced (and sold) throughout this report includes copper gold equivalents of approximately 7 per cent of Group production.
Figures may not add as they are rounded independently.


STOCK DATA FOR THE 3 MONTHS ENDED 31 MARCH 2019  
Number of shares in issue                                    NYSE - (GFI)                                     
- at end March 2019                    828,632,707           Range - Quarter                 US$3.50 - US$4.36
- average for the quarter              824,395,610           Average Volume - Quarter        5,298,644 shares/day
Free Float                             100 per cent          JSE LIMITED - (GFI) 
ADR Ratio                              1:1                   Range - Quarter                 ZAR47.99 - ZAR60.00
Bloomberg/Reuters                      GFISJ/GFLJ.J          Average Volume - Quarter        2,721,357 shares/day


Statement by Nick Holland 
Chief Executive Officer of Gold Fields

Setting Gold Fields up for the future
Over the past two years, Gold Fields has been focused on reinvesting into the business, with 2019 expected to be the inflection point 
as project capital decreases and the new projects start to contribute to the group. The key motivation behind the investment focus is 
to ensure that our portfolio of mines continues to generate cash sustainably into the foreseeable future, while at the same time 
lowering our costs and extending mine life. 

Having spent total project capital in excess of US$500m over the past two years, primarily on Damang and Gruyere, Gold Fields is now 
well placed to maintain a production profile of approximately 2Moz a year at our international operations in Australia, Ghana and the 
Americas over the medium to long term. This is based on current gold price levels, our attributable gold Mineral Reserves of 20Moz in 
these regions as well as our track record of Resource conversion and exploration activities. 

The 2Moz milestone is expected to be reached for the first time in 2019 as Damang increases production; Gruyere is set to come into 
production and our Asanko joint venture (JV) in Ghana contributes for the full year. The longer-term future of this portfolio also 
looks positive as we continue to invest in near-mine exploration at our Australian mines, while the Board has approved a maiden Mineral 
Reserve and the technical components of the feasibility study for the high-grade, low-cost Salares Norte project in Chile. We will 
continue to advance this project to a build decision in mid-2020 with the approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment being a key 
variable.

The globalisation of our portfolio has also been evident in a gradual shift in our Mineral Reserve exposure. Until two years ago, just 
over 70% of our Reserves were held by South Deep. That profile has changed: of our total gold-equivalent Mineral Reserves of 50.9Moz 
in December 2018, 41% are now outside South Africa. 

One of the key benefits of the reinvestment programme over the past two years is the expected reduction in Group All-in Costs (AIC) to 
approximately US$900/oz by 2020/21, a level which we feel is required to be competitive on a global scale. As the quality of the 
portfolio improves and our cost profile starts to decline, we expect an improved free cash-flow (FCF) margin. For 2019, therefore, we 
have adjusted our target to a FCF margin of 15% at a gold price of US$1,200/oz (previously US$$1,300/oz).

Q1 2019 performance
Attributable equivalent gold production for the quarter was 11% higher YoY (6% higher QoQ) at 542koz (production in Q1 2019 included 
27koz attributable from the Asanko JV). All-in sustaining costs (AISC) were largely flat YoY (down 5% QoQ) at US$963/oz and all-in 
costs (AIC) were 6% lower YoY (11% lower QoQ) at US$1,080/oz. 

The average US$ gold price achieved in the quarter was 1% lower YoY (7% higher QoQ) at US$1,298/oz. The average Australian dollar for 
the quarter was A$0.71/US$ (10% weaker YoY and 1% weaker QoQ), resulting in an A$ gold price of A$1,827/oz. The average South African 
rand for the quarter was R14.04/US$ (17% weaker YoY and 2% stronger QoQ), resulting in a rand gold price of R590,314/kg. 

Despite the project capital still being spent by the Group in Q1 2019, as well as the payment of the FY18 dividend during the quarter, 
the net debt balance was largely unchanged at US$1,614m from US$1,612m at 31 December 2018.

Regional operational performance
The Australian region produced 229koz for the quarter, up 3% YoY (up 4% QoQ), with AIC of A$1,598/oz (US$1,138/oz), up 46% YoY (up 15% 
QoQ). The increase relates to the change in how Gruyere is accounted for, with the project now being included in the AIC for the region 
as it comes into production this year (previously it was just included in the Group numbers). Excluding Gruyere, AIC for the region was 
A$1,449/oz (US$1,031/oz) up 32% YoY (up 4% QoQ).

Managed production, including our 45% share of Asanko, in Ghana for Q1 2019 was 221koz, up 32% YoY (up 10% QoQ), with AIC of US$983/oz, 
down 15% YoY (down 11% QoQ), as benefits of the Damang reinvestment project started to materialise during the quarter. Gold equivalent 
production at Cerro Corona was up 12% YoY (18% lower QoQ) at 77koz, with AIC of US$677 per equivalent ounce, flat YoY (up 4% QoQ). 

Production at South Deep started to recover after a challenging Q4 2018 due to the protracted industrial action, with the mine 
producing 34koz (1,069kg) which is tracking the mine?s plan for the year, despite the effects of the load curtailment implemented by 
Eskom. Planned production for 2019 is H2 weighted due to higher grade corridors being accessed during this time. The rebooting of the 
mine post the strike last year, which ended on 18 December 2018, meant that most of January was devoted to making safe, reorientating 
the reduced workforce and recalibrating the organisation to implement the revised mining plan following the previously announced 
restructuring. Momentum did however pick up in February and March and continued into April. South Deep continues to focus on a number 
of key enabling activities, with tangible progress being achieved at the end of the quarter and into Q2 2019.

Update on projects
Damang
Damang continued its strong performance in Q1 2019. The mine produced 57koz at AIC of US$1,027/oz and AISC of US$633/oz, a significant 
improvement from the 40koz produced in Q4 2018 at AIC of US$1,601/oz and AISC US$937/oz. Project capital of US$23m was spent at Damang 
during the quarter leaving US$46m to be spent over the remainder of 2019 (predominantly in Q2 2019). A total of 2,352m of Resource 
infill drilling was completed at Amoanda during the quarter with 9,316m planned for Q2 2019 in order to define the further extent of 
the orebody, which is open to the North.

Gruyere
Gruyere remains on target for first gold production in the June 2019 quarter and within the previously announced total cost estimate of 
A$621m (100% basis). Construction of the Gruyere processing plant is nearing completion (at 97%) with finishing works in progress 
across site and progressive handover to commissioning. Mining scaled up to double shift operations in January, as scheduled, with total 
mining movement tracking ahead of plan. Approximately 800,000 tonnes (100% basis) of ore have been mined and stockpiled in preparation 
for the plant start-up. 

Outlook for 2019 unchanged 
As previously guided, Gold Fields expects an increase of 4% - 7% in attributable equivalent gold production in 2019 to 2.13Moz - 
2.18Moz. AISC is expected to be between US$980/oz and US$995/oz and AIC between US$1,075/oz - US$1,095/oz. The year will however, be 
one of two halves, with both production and cash-flow being weighted to H2 2019.

Eskom power shortage
South Deep has developed a short, medium and long term response to the power shortage being experienced in the country. In the short 
term, the mine is campaign milling and hoisting, and is making use of emergency generators as a contributor to baseload (total capacity 
of 14MW relative to required baseload of 60MW). In the medium term, the mine is looking to acquire additional diesel generators to 
boost its generating capacity. For the long term, the mine is considering a 40MW solar PV project which may be undertaken in a phased 
approach of 10MW increments. 

New lease standard
Gold Fields adopted IFRS 16 Leases (IFRS 16) which replaced the previous leases standard, IAS 17 Leases (IAS 17) on 1 January 2019. 
IFRS 16 has one model for leases which resulted in almost all leases being included on the statement of financial position. Gold Fields 
recognised significant right of use assets representing its right to use the underlying assets and corresponding lease liabilities 
representing its obligation to make lease payments. 

As a result of the adoption of IFRS 16, the classification and nature of expenses related to leases changed. Previously under IAS 17, 
the Group recognised operating lease expenses relating to the operations in cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation. Under 
IFRS 16, the group recognises an amortisation and depreciation charge for the right-of-use assets and a finance expense in respect of 
the lease liability. The adoption of IFRS 16 led to a reduction in Gold Fields operating cost and an increase in the amortisation and 
depreciation charge and finance expense. There is no significant impact on the income statement as a result of the adoption of IFRS 16.

The adoption of IFRS 16 has no impact on the all-in-sustaining-cost, all-in-costs and net cash flows of Gold Fields. 


Nick Holland
Chief Executive Officer
25 April 2019

SALIENT FEATURE AND COST BENCHMARKS (UNREVIEWED)

Figures are in millions unless otherwise stated                                   United States Dollars
                                                         Total Mine    South Africa              West Africa                   South America
                                                         Operations          Region                    Region                         Region
                                                   Excluding Equity                                          Ghana                      Peru
                                                          accounted           South                                    Asanko*         Cerro
                                                      Joint Venture            Deep         Total    Tarkwa    Damang      45%        Corona
Ore milled/treated                   March 2019               8,328             259         5,146     3,445     1,150     551          1,696
(000 tonnes)                           Dec 2018               8,014             159         4,986     3,457       972     557          1,602
                                     March 2018               8,372             407         4,516     3,411     1,105       -          1,665

Yield                                March 2019                 2.0             4.1           1.3       1.2       1.5     1.5            1.4
(grams per tonne)                      Dec 2018                 1.8             2.1           1.2       1.2       1.3     1.5            1.8
                                     March 2018                 1.9             3.6           1.2       1.2       1.0       -            1.3

Gold produced                        March 2019               534.2            34.3         221.1     136.7      57.2    27.2           76.8
(000 managed equivalent ounces)        Dec 2018               499.6            11.0         200.9     134.0      40.0    26.9           93.2
                                     March 2018               507.1            47.7         167.2     131.2      36.0       -           68.7

Gold sold                            March 2019               526.1            31.6         217.9     136.7      57.2    24.0           79.6
(000 managed equivalent ounces)        Dec 2018               497.1            16.3         201.9     134.0      40.0    27.8           87.4
                                     March 2018               511.2            53.9         167.2     131.2      36.0       -           65.2

Cost of sales before amortisation    March 2019              (336.7)          (52.3)       (122.5)    (70.7)    (28.4)      -          (42.4)
and depreciation                       Dec 2018              (348.4)          (52.0)       (139.1)    (82.6)    (32.6)      -          (38.4)
(million)                            March 2018              (340.4)          (79.2)       (105.4)    (76.7)    (28.7)      -          (38.0)
Cost of sales before gold 
inventory change and                 March 2019                  41             217            27        23        29       -             25
amortisation and                       Dec 2018                  43             267            30        25        40       -             27
depreciation (dollar per tonne)      March 2018                  43             190            23        22        27       -             24

Sustaining capital                   March 2019              (125.8)           (9.3)        (41.3)    (38.6)     (2.5)      -           (6.9)
(million)                              Dec 2018              (129.8)          (10.8)        (42.1)    (34.2)     (3.4)      -          (12.6)
                                     March 2018              (118.4)           (8.1)        (42.2)    (39.2)     (3.0)      -           (2.9)

Non-sustaining capital               March 2019               (46.0)              -         (24.4)        -     (22.5)#     -              -
(million)                              Dec 2018               (29.0)           (1.3)        (32.2)        -     (27.7)#     -              -
                                     March 2018               (38.6)           (4.8)        (33.8)        -     (33.8)#     -              -

Total capital expenditure            March 2019              (171.8)           (9.3)        (65.7)    (38.6)    (25.0)      -           (6.9)
(million)                              Dec 2018              (158.8)          (12.1)        (74.2)    (34.2)    (31.1)      -          (12.6)
                                     March 2018              (157.0)          (12.9)        (75.9)    (39.3)    (36.7)      -           (2.9)

All-in-sustaining costs              March 2019                 946           1,992           869       922       633       -            203
(dollar per ounce)                     Dec 2018               1,003           3,906           951       924       937       -            252
                                     March 2018                 938           1,666           952       952       951       -             75

Total all-in-cost                    March 2019               1,040           1,992           983       922     1,027       -            203
(dollar per ounce)                     Dec 2018               1,064           3,986         1,105       924     1,601       -            252
                                     March 2018               1,022           1,755         1,163       952     1,934       -             75

                                                                                                                                              South 
                                                                                                                                            African 
                                                             United States Dollars                       Australian Dollars                    Rand 
                                                                  Australia                                  Australia                 South Africa 
                                                                     Region                                     Region                       Region 
                                                                     Agnew/  Granny                             Agnew/     Granny             South 
                                                    Total   St Ives Lawlers   Smith               Total   St Ives Lawlers   Smith              Deep 
Operating Results
Ore milled/treated                    March 2019    1,778     1,099     281     398               1,778     1,099     281     398               259
(000 tonnes)                            Dec 2018    1,824     1,081     280     463               1,824     1,081     280     463               159
                                      March 2018    1,785     1,073     283     429               1,785     1,073     283     429               407
Yield                                 March 2019      4.0       2.9     6.3     5.4                 4.0       2.9     6.3     5.4               4.1
(grams per tonne)                       Dec 2018      3.8       2.5     6.9     4.8                 3.8       2.5     6.9     4.8               2.1
                                      March 2018      3.9       2.8     6.4     5.1                 3.9       2.8     6.6     5.1               3.6
Gold produced                         March 2019    229.2     103.0    56.9     69.3              229.2     103.0    56.9    69.3             1,069
(000 managed equivalent ounces)         Dec 2018    221.3      87.9    62.4     71.0              221.3      87.9    62.4    71.0               343
                                      March 2018    223.6      95.2    58.6     69.8              223.6      95.2    58.6    69.8             1,485
Gold sold                             March 2019    221.0      92.9    59.0     69.1              221.0      92.9    59.0    69.1               982
(000 managed equivalent ounces)         Dec 2018    219.3      87.9    60.2     71.2              219.3      87.9    60.2    71.2               508
                                      March 2018    224.9      95.0    60.0     69.9              224.9      95.0    60.0    69.9             1,675
Cost of sales before amortisation     March 2019   (142.9)    (61.7)  (42.3)   (38.9)            (200.7)    (86.7)  (59.4)  (54.6)           (734.1)
and depreciation                        Dec 2018   (142.8)    (60.1)  (39.2)   (43.5)            (198.1)    (82.8)  (54.7)  (60.6)           (762.7)
(million)                             March 2018   (117.7)    (30.4)  (47.3)   (40.1)            (149.6)    (38.6)  (60.0)  (51.0)           (951.5)
Cost of sales before gold inventory   March 2019       73        47     137       98                103        67     193     138             3,044
change and amortisation and             Dec 2018       73        45     146       94                101        62     203     130             4,797
depreciation (dollar per tonne)       March 2018       76        48     150       95                 96        61     191     121             2,277
Sustaining capital                    March 2019    (68.5)    (24.9)  (28.5)   (15.1)             (96.3)    (34.9)  (40.1)  (21.3)           (130.8)
(million)                               Dec 2018    (68.7)    (33.8)  (19.7)   (15.3)             (95.9)    (46.9)  (27.4)  (21.6)           (152.7)
                                      March 2018    (65.2)    (30.1)  (16.3)   (18.8)             (82.8)    (38.3)  (20.7)  (23.8)            (97.8)
Non-sustaining capital                March 2019    (23.5)+       -       -        -              (33.0)+       -       -       -                 -
(million)                               Dec 2018        -         -       -        -                  -         -       -       -             (24.0)
                                      March 2018        -         -       -        -                  -         -       -       -             (57.8)
Total capital expenditure             March 2019    (92.0)+   (24.9)  (28.5)   (15.1)            (129.3)+   (34.9)  (40.1)  (21.3)           (130.8)
(million)                               Dec 2018    (68.7)    (33.8)  (19.7)   (15.3)             (95.9)    (46.9)  (27.4)  (21.6)           (176.7)
                                      March 2018    (65.2)    (30.1)  (16.3)   (18.8)             (82.8)    (38.3)  (20.7)  (23.8)           (155.6)
All-in-sustaining costs               March 2019    1,031       988   1,253      857              1,449     1,387   1,760   1,204           900,408
(dollar per ounce)                      Dec 2018    1,003     1,109   1,013      862              1,393     1,533   1,413   1,204         1,834,112
                                      March 2018      861       686   1,103      890              1,094       873   1,402   1,131           643,021
Total all-in-cost                     March 2019    1,138       988   1,253      857              1,598     1,387   1,760   1,204           900,408
(dollar per ounce)                      Dec 2018    1,003     1,109   1,013      862              1,393     1,533   1,413   1,204         1,881,395
                                      March 2018      861       686   1,103      890              1,094       873   1,402   1,131           677,495

Average exchange rates were US$1 = R14.04, US$1 = R14.27 and US$1 = R12.01 for the March 2019, December 2018 and March 2018 quarters, 
respectively. 
The Australian/US dollar exchange rates were A$1 = US$0.71, A$1 = US$0.72 and A$1 = US$0.79 for the March 2019, December 2018 and 
March 2018 quarters, respectively. 
Figures may not add as they are rounded independently. 
# Relates to non-sustaining capital expenditure for Damang re-investment project.
* Equity accounted Joint Venture. All cost information excluded as equity accounted Joint Venture Asanko quarterly results only 
  published on 7 May 2019.  
+ Includes non-sustaining capital expenditure for Gruyere Gold mine project of US$23.5 million (A$33.0 million)

Review of Operations (Unreviewed)

Quarter ended 31 March 2019 compared with quarter ended 31 December 2018

South Africa region 
South Deep Project
                                           March         Dec
                                            2019        2018
Gold produced           000?oz              34.3        11.0
                            Kg             1,069         343
Gold sold               000?oz              31.6        16.3
                            Kg               982         508
Yield - underground reef   g/t              6.34        5.30
AISC                      R/kg           900,408   1,834,112
                        US$/oz             1,992       3,906
AIC                       R/kg           900,408   1,881,395
                        US$/oz             1,992       3,986

The December quarter was impacted by a strike which materially reduced production and increased costs in that quarter.  Thankfully the 
strike was settled on 18 December 2018.

Gold production increased by 212 per cent from 343 kilograms (11,019 ounces) in the December quarter to 1,069 kilograms (34,353 ounces) 
in the March quarter, the focus was on changing historical behaviours and on starting the journey to entrench Gold Fields values and 
new way of doing business.  The production was in line with the plan underpinning the guidance for the year despite the load 
curtailment implemented by Eskom.  Most of January was dedicated to making safe and retraining people.

Total underground tonnes mined increased by 168 per cent from 79,000 tonnes in the December quarter to 211,600 tonnes in the March 
quarter.  Ore tonnes mined increased by 184 per cent from 62,000 tonnes to 176,000 tonnes, while underground waste mined increased by 
109 per cent from 17,000 tonnes to 35,600 tonnes.  Access development in the reef areas increased by 151 per cent from 11,800 tonnes to 
29,600 tonnes.  Underground reef grade mined increased by 34 per cent from 4.67 grams per tonne to 6.24 grams per tonne due to an 
increase in longhole stoping and benching grade from 4.78 grams per tonne in the December quarter to 7.34 grams per tonne in the March 
quarter as a result of higher stoping tonnes from higher grade corridors.  Total gold mined from underground increased by 293 per cent 
from 280 kilograms (9,000 ounces) in the December quarter to 1,099 kilograms (35,300 ounces) in the March quarter.

Total tonnes milled increased by 63 per cent from 159,000 tonnes in the December quarter to 258,800 tonnes in the March quarter.  Reef 
yield increased by 20 per cent from 5.30 grams per tonne to 6.34 grams per tonne in line with the higher reef grade.  

Surface tailings material treated decreased by 15 per cent from 70,000 tonnes to 59,600 tonnes. 

Gold recovered from underground amounted to 1,055 kilograms (33,900 ounces) and together with 14 kilograms (445 ounces) recovered from 
the treatment of surface material, resulted in gold produced of 1,069 kilograms (34,300 ounces).

Destress mining increased by 193 per cent from 1,323 square metres in the December quarter to 3,881 square metres in the March quarter. 
We decided to apply shotcrete in destress areas based on empirical data and recommendation from the Geotechnical review board (GRB).
This will reduce rehabilitation.  Cycle times will be initially affected but should normalise in time.  Costs can be managed and should 
be offset with less rehabilitation.  

Longhole stoping increased by 245 per cent from 29,700 tonnes to 102,500 tonnes.  Development increased by 152 per cent from 452 metres 
in the December quarter to 1,139 metres in the March quarter. Development in the current mine areas increased by 111 per cent from 
217 metres in the December quarter to 458 metres in the March quarter.  Development North of Wrench increased by 190 per cent from 
235 metres in the December quarter to 681 metres in the March quarter.

The current mine contributed 55 per cent of the total ore tonnes in the March quarter compared with 69 per cent of the total ore tonnes 
in the December quarter.  The North of Wrench contributed 31 per cent of the total ore tonnes in the December quarter compared with 
45 per cent in the March quarter.  The tonnage contribution from longhole stoping increased by 3 per cent from 45 per cent in the 
December quarter to 48 per cent in the March quarter. 

Cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation decreased by 4 per cent from R763 million (US$52 million) to R734 million 
(US$52 million).  Cost of sales before gold inventory change and amortisation and depreciation increased from R638 million 
(US$43 million) in the December quarter to R788 million (US$56 million) in the March quarter mainly due to higher salaries and wages 
due to increases, increased utilities and contractors and consumable costs in the March quarter due to increased production.  This was 
partially offset by a gold-in-process credit to cost of R54 million (US$4 million) in the March quarter compared with a charge to cost 
of R125 million (US$9 million) in the December quarter. 

Capital expenditure decreased by 26 per cent from R177 million (US$12 million) in the December quarter to R131 million (US$9 million) 
in the March quarter.  

Sustaining capital expenditure decreased by 14 per cent from R153 million (US$11 million) in the December quarter to R131 million 
(US$9 million) in the March quarter due to a decrease in major component and rebuild costs for the mine?s fleet, partially offset by an 
increase in support costs.  Non-sustaining capital expenditure decreased by 100 per cent from R24 million (US$1 million) to Rnil 
million (US$nil million) due to the suspension of new mine development as planned.

All-in sustaining costs decreased by 51 per cent from R1,834,112 per kilogram (US$3,906 per ounce) in the December quarter to 
R900,408 per kilogram (US$1,992 per ounce) in the March quarter mainly due to higher gold sold, lower sustaining capital expenditure 
and lower cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation.

Total all-in cost decreased by 52 per cent from R1,881,395 per kilogram (US$3,986 per ounce) in the December quarter to R900,408 per 
kilogram (US$1,992 per ounce) in the March quarter due to the same reasons as for all-in sustaining costs, as well as lower non-
sustaining capital expenditure. 

West Africa region
Ghana 
Tarkwa
                                           March         Dec
                                            2019        2018
Gold produced           000?oz             136.7       134.0
Gold sold               000?oz             136.7       134.0
Yield                      g/t              1.23        1.21
AISC and AIC            US$/oz               922         924

Gold production increased by 2 per cent from 134,000 ounces in the December quarter to 136,700 ounces in the March quarter mainly due 
to improved head grade and plant recovery.

Total tonnes mined, including capital waste stripping, increased by 11 per cent from 22.5 million tonnes in the December quarter to 
25.0 million tonnes in the March quarter due to improved contractor fleet performance.  Ore tonnes mined increased by 3 per cent from 
4.0 million tonnes to 4.1 million tonnes due to increased mining volumes in line with the mining plan.

Operational waste tonnes mined increased by 20 per cent from 7.5 million tonnes to 9.0 million tonnes due to higher operational waste 
stripping required to expose ore at the Akontansi pit in line with the mining plan.  Capital waste tonnes mined increased by 8 per cent 
from 11.0 million tonnes to 11.9 million tonnes.  Mined grade increased by 1 per cent from 1.23 grams per tonne to 1.24 grams per 
tonne.  Gold mined increased by 3 per cent from 157,200 ounces to 161,900 ounces as a result of increased ore tonnes mined.  The strip 
ratio increased from 4.7 to 5.2. 

The CIL plant throughput decreased marginally from 3.5 million tonnes to 3.4 million tonnes.  Yield increased by 2 per cent from 
1.21 grams per tonne to 1.23 grams per tonne mainly due to higher grade ore mined and processed and improved plant recovery.

Cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation decreased by 14 per cent from US$83 million to US$71 million mainly due to a gold-
in-process credit to cost of US$9 million in the March quarter compared with US$4 million in the December quarter.  

Capital expenditure increased by 15 per cent from US$34 million to US$39 million due to higher capital waste stripping.

All-in sustaining costs and total all-in cost decreased marginally from US$924 per ounce in the December quarter to US$922 per ounce 
in the March quarter due to higher gold sold and lower cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation partially offset by higher 
capital expenditure.

Damang
                                           March         Dec
                                            2019        2018
Gold produced                000?oz         57.2        40.0
Gold sold                    000?oz         57.2        40.0
Yield                           g/t         1.54        1.28
AISC                         US$/oz          633         937
AIC                          US$/oz        1,027       1,601

Gold production increased by 43 per cent from 40,000 ounces in the December quarter to 57,200 ounces in the March quarter mainly due 
to higher yield and tonnes processed.  The December quarter included a 16 day planned plant shutdown to replace the SAG mill shell.

Total tonnes mined, including capital stripping, decreased by 18 per cent from 10.6 million tonnes in the December quarter to 
8.7 million tonnes in the March quarter due to the reduction in the 2019 planned tonnes in line with the mining sequence and as 
Amoanda will cease mining as from June 2019.  

Ore tonnes mined, decreased by 5 per cent from 1.43 million tonnes in the December quarter to 1.36 million tonnes in the March quarter. 
Total waste tonnes mined decreased by 21 per cent from 9.2 million tonnes to 7.3 million tonnes in line with the operational plan.  
Capital waste tonnes included in total waste tonnes decreased by 13 per cent from 6.8 million tonnes to 5.9 million tonnes in line with 
the 2019 plan.  Operational waste tonnes mined decreased by 42 per cent from 2.4 million tonnes to 1.4 million tonnes in line with the 
operational plan.  In the March quarter total tonnes mined at Amoanda pit were 0.9 million tonnes, at Saddle 1.8 million tonnes and at 
DPCB 6.0 million tonnes. 

Head grade mined increased by 6 per cent from 1.50 grams per tonne to 1.59 grams per tonne due to higher grade mined at the Saddle pit.
Gold mined increased by 1 per cent from 68,800 ounces to 69,400 ounces.  The strip ratio decreased from 6.4 to 5.4 due to lower strip 
ratio areas at the Saddle and Amoanda pits.

Tonnes processed increased by 19 per cent from 0.97 million tonnes in the December quarter to 1.15 million tonnes in the March quarter 
due to higher plant overall equipment availability and ongoing mill optimisation work.  Yield increased by 20 per cent from 1.28 grams 
per tonne to 1.54 grams per tonne due to higher feed grade and improved recovery.  In the March quarter, tonnes milled were sourced as 
follows: 0.96 million tonnes at 1.65 grams per tonne from the pits and 0.19 million tonnes at 2.07 grams per tonne from high grades 
stockpiled in the December quarter during the SAG mill shell replacement.  This compared with 0.84 million tonnes at 1.44 grams per 
tonne from the pits and 0.13 million tonnes at 1.03 grams per tonne from stockpiles in the December quarter. 

Cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation decreased by 15 per cent from US$33 million in the December quarter to US$28 million 
in the March quarter, mainly due to lower operational waste tonnes mined.

Capital expenditure decreased by 19 per cent from US$31 million in the December quarter to US$25 million in the March quarter as a 
result of lower capital waste tonnes mined and additional costs incurred on the Far East Tailings Storage Facility (FETSF) and Amoanda 
Tomento scout drilling in the December quarter.

Sustaining capital expenditure decreased by 33 per cent from US$3 million to US$2 million.  Non-sustaining capital expenditure 
decreased by 18 per cent from US$28 million to US$23 million mainly due to lower capital waste mined (5.9 million tonnes in the March 
quarter compared with 6.8 million tonnes mined in the December quarter).

All-in sustaining costs decreased by 32 per cent from US$937 per ounce in the December quarter to US$633 per ounce in the March quarter 
mainly due to higher gold sold and lower cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation. 

All-in costs decreased by 36 per cent from US$1,601 per ounce in the December quarter to US$1,027 per ounce in the March quarter due to 
the same reasons above, as well as lower non-sustaining capital expenditure. 
At the end of the March 2019 quarter, and 27 months into the Damang Reinvestment Project (DRP), total material mined amounted to 
94 million tonnes, 21 per cent ahead of the project schedule.  Gold produced during the same period was 381,500 ounces, 34 per cent 
above the DRP ounces of 285,152.  The additional ounces mined is due to incremental growth from Amoanda pit not factored into the 
original DRP.  The project capital spent to date is US$294 million versus the original DRP budget to date of US$249 million, largely 
driven by the additional capital waste tonnes mined.

Asanko (Equity accounted Joint Venture)
                                           March         Dec
                                            2019        2018
Gold produced           000?oz              60.4        59.8
Gold sold               000?oz              53.4        61.8
Yield                      g/t              1.47        1.46

Gold production increased by 1 per cent from 59,800 ounces in the December quarter to 60,400 ounces in the March quarter.

Total tonnes mined decreased by 16 per cent from 9.8 million tonnes in the December quarter to 8.1 million tonnes in the March quarter.  
Ore tonnes mined increased by 7 per cent from 1.4 million tonnes in the December quarter to 1.5 million tonnes in the March quarter.  
Head grade mined decreased by 5 per cent from 1.51 grams per tonne in the December quarter to 1.43 grams per tonne in the March 
quarter.

Total waste tonnes mined decreased by 21 per cent from 8.4 million tonnes in the December quarter to 6.6 million tonnes in the March 
quarter.  The strip ratio decreased by 28 per cent from 6.1 in the December quarter to 4.4 in the March quarter. 

The plant throughput was similar at 1.2 million tonnes.  Yield increased marginally from 1.46 grams per tonne in the December quarter 
to 1.47 grams per tonne in the March quarter. 

Gold Fields? 45 per cent share of gold produced and gold sold amounted to 27,200 ounces and 24,000 ounces for the March quarter, 
respectively and 26,900 ounces and 27,800 ounces, respectively, for the December quarter.  

All cost information excluded as Asanko quarter results only published on 7 May 2019.

South America region
Peru 
Cerro Corona
                                                  March         Dec
                                                   2019        2018
Gold produced                          000?oz      39.9        48.4
Copper produced                        tonnes     7,764       8,849
Total equivalent gold produced      000?eq oz      76.8        93.2
Total equivalent gold sold          000?eq oz      79.6        87.4
Yield - gold                              g/t      0.76        0.98
      - copper                       per cent      0.48        0.58
      - combined                       eq g/t      1.41        1.81
AISC and AIC                           US$/oz       203         252
AISC and AIC                        US$/eq oz       677         649
Gold price*                            US$/oz     1,301       1,223
Copper price*                           US$/t     6,184       6,189
*Average daily spot price for the period used to calculate total equivalent gold ounces produced.

Gold production decreased by 18 per cent from 48,400 ounces in the December quarter to 39,900 ounces in the March quarter due to lower 
grades mined and processed.  Copper production decreased by 12 per cent from 8,849 tonnes to 7,764 tonnes due to lower grade mined and 
processed.  Equivalent gold production decreased by 18 per cent from 93,200 ounces to 76,800 ounces mainly due to lower grade processed 
in line with the mining sequence and the lower price factor used for equivalent ounce conversion. 

Gold head grade decreased by 16 per cent from 1.35 grams per tonne to 1.13 grams per tonne and gold recoveries decreased from 68.3 per 
cent to 67.3 per cent, in line with the mining sequence and due to the arsenic content which is localised and not significant in the 
context of the total ore body.  Copper head grade decreased by 10 per cent from 0.60 per cent to 0.54 per cent in line with the mining 
sequence and copper recoveries decreased from 90.3 per cent to 89.0 per cent.  Gold yield decreased by 22 per cent from 0.98 grams per 
tonne to 0.76 grams per tonne due to lower head grade and recovery.  Copper yield decreased by 17 per cent from 0.58 per cent to 0.48 
per cent due to lower head grade and recovery.

In the March quarter, concentrate with a payable content of 41,413 ounces of gold was sold at an average price of US$1,296 per ounce 
and 7,852 tonnes of copper was sold at an average price of US$5,604 per tonne, net of treatment and refining charges.  This compared 
with 45,494 ounces of gold that was sold at an average price of US$1,227 per ounce and 8,369 tonnes of copper that was sold at an 
average price of US$5,426 per tonne, net of treatment and refining charges, in the December quarter. 

Total tonnes mined increased by 2 per cent from 5.25 million tonnes in the December quarter to 5.37 million tonnes in the March quarter 
mainly due to higher ore mined in line with the mining sequence and higher efficiency of the new mining contractor.  Ore mined 
increased by 5 per cent from 1.82 million tonnes to 1.92 million tonnes.  Operational waste tonnes mined increased marginally from 
3.43 million tonnes to 3.45 million tonnes in line with the mining plan.  The strip ratio decreased from 1.89 to 1.80.

Ore processed increased by 6 per cent from 1.60 million tonnes to 1.70 million tonnes due to higher plant throughput in the March 
quarter (823 tonnes per hour in the March quarter versus 793 tonnes per hour in the December quarter), due to ore characteristics and 
appropriate blending.  

Cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation increased by 10 per cent from US$38 million to US$42 million mainly due to a 
US$1 million gold-in-process charge to cost in the March quarter compared with US$5 million gold-in-process credit to cost in the 
December quarter as a result of an increase in stockpiles in the December quarter. 

Capital expenditure decreased by 46 per cent from US$13 million to US$7 million due to a decrease in construction activities at the 
tailings dam and waste storage facilities during the rainy season.

All-in sustaining costs and total all-in cost per gold ounce decreased by 19 per cent from US$252 per ounce in the December quarter to 
US$203 per ounce in the March quarter mainly due to lower capital expenditure, partially offset by higher cost of sales before 
amortisation and depreciation and lower gold sold.   All-in sustaining costs and total all-in cost per equivalent ounce increased by 
4 per cent from US$649 per equivalent ounce to US$677 per equivalent ounce due to higher cost of sales before amortisation and 
depreciation and lower equivalent ounces sold, partially offset by lower capital expenditure. 

Australia region
St Ives
                                           March         Dec
                                            2019        2018
Gold produced             000?oz           103.0        87.9
Gold sold                 000?oz            92.9        87.9
Yield - underground          g/t            4.34        3.63
      - surface              g/t            2.19        2.13
      - combined             g/t            2.92        2.53
AISC and AIC               A$/oz           1,387       1,533
                          US$/oz             988       1,109

Gold production, increased by 17 per cent from 87,900 ounces in the December quarter to 103,000 ounces in the March quarter due to 
increased ore tonnes mined with less reliance on stockpiled material. 

Total ore tonnes mined increased by 83 per cent from 0.6 million tonnes in the December quarter 1.1 million tonnes in the March 
quarter.

Total underground ore tonnes mined increased by 3 per cent from 323,200 tonnes in the December quarter to 334,500 tonnes in the March 
quarter.  Gold mined from underground operations increased by 21 per cent from 39,100 ounces in the December quarter to 47,500 ounces 
in the March quarter.

At the Hamlet underground operation, mining of the main ore body is decelerating with mine activities to be concluded by the end of 
2019. Simultaneously the Hamlet North ore body is being developed with first ore expected during the first half of 2020. Ore tonnes 
mined at Hamlet decreased by 65 per cent from 73,800 tonnes in the December quarter to 25,700 tonnes in the March quarter.  Head grade 
decreased by 18 per cent from 3.76 grams per tonne to 3.09 grams per tonne due to mine sequence and resultant gold mined decreased by 
71 per cent from 8,900 ounces to 2,600 ounces.

Operations at the Invincible underground mine are approaching steady state. Ore tonnes mined decreased by 2 per cent from 
249,400 tonnes in the December quarter to 244,800 tonnes in the March quarter.  Head grade mined during the March quarter increased by 
34 per cent from 3.76 grams per tonne to 5.05 grams per tonne due to mining of high grade stopes in the Drake zone, as per the mine 
plan.  Gold mined from Invincible underground increased by 31 per cent from 30,200 ounces to 39,700 ounces. 

Remnant mining of lower levels at the Cave Rocks underground mine commenced during the quarter, with 64,000 tonnes mined at 2.53 grams 
per tonne, yielding 5,200 ounces. The crown pillar extraction of Cave Rocks is planned for the second half of 2019.

Total tonnes mined at the open pits, increased by 9 per cent from 3.3 million tonnes in the December quarter to 3.6 million tonnes in 
the March quarter.  

At the open pit operations, ore tonnes mined increased by 167 per cent from 0.3 million tonnes in the December quarter to 0.8 million 
tonnes in the March quarter.  Ore was sourced from Neptune and Invincible open pits in the March quarter compared with Neptune open pit 
the only source of ore in the December quarter.  

Grade mined from open pits, increased by 24 per cent from 1.40 grams per tonne to 1.73 grams per tonne reflecting the higher grade ore 
mined from Invincible pit in the March quarter.  Gold mined from the open pits increased by 219 per cent from 13,100 ounces to 
41,800 ounces.  In the March quarter, tonnes mined were sourced as follows: 0.5 million tonnes at 1.48 grams per tonne from Neptune 
and 0.3 million tonnes at 2.09 grams per tonne from Invincible.  This compared with 0.3 million tonnes at 1.40 grams per tonne from 
Neptune and nil from Invincible in the December quarter. 

Operational waste tonnes mined increased by 120 per cent from 0.5 million tonnes in the December quarter to 1.1 million tonnes in the 
March quarter and capital waste tonnes mined decreased by 32 per cent from 2.5 million tonnes to 1.7 million tonnes.  The increase in 
operational waste tonnes mined was due to mining of Invincible stage 6 in the March quarter.  The decrease in capital waste tonnes was 
due to a reduction in pre-strip mining at Neptune stage 5 in the March quarter.  The strip ratio decreased from 10.6 to 3.8 driven by 
lower pre strip activity at Neptune.

Ounces mined at the total St Ives complex increased by 71 per cent from 52,200 ounces in the December quarter to 89,300 ounces in the 
March quarter due to an 83 per cent increase in overall ore tonnes mined which increased from 0.6 million tonnes in the December 
quarter to 1.1 million tonnes in the March quarter.  The difference between ounces mined and ounces produced in both quarters is due 
to the drawdown from stockpiles being partially offset by plant recoveries.

At the end of the March quarter, stockpiled Neptune high-grade oxide material amounted to 27,300 ounces (563,000 tonnes at 1.51 grams 
per tonne), Invincible amounted to 5,400 ounces (93,000 tonnes at 1.79 grams per tonne) and A5 amounted to 7,800 ounces (174,000 tonnes 
at 1.41 grams per tonne).  This compared with Neptune high-grade oxide material which amounted to 47,700 ounces (763,100 tonnes at 
1.94 grams per tonne), Invincible amounted to 100 ounces (2,000 tonnes at 1.94 grams per tonne) and A5 amounted to 7,900 ounces 
(174,000 tonnes at 1.41 grams per tonne) at the end of the December quarter.  Currently, Lefroy mill can only sustain a 25 per cent 
oxide material blend.  The excess Neptune oxide material is stockpiled and fed to the mill so as to maintain the optimum blend. 

Throughput at the Lefroy mill increased by 2 per cent from 1.08 million tonnes in the December quarter to 1.10 million tonnes in the 
March quarter.  Yield increased by 15 per cent from 2.53 grams per tonne to 2.92 grams per tonne due to increased ore tonnes mined and 
processed with less reliance on stockpiled material.

Cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation increased by 5 per cent from A$83 million (US$60 million) to A$87 million 
(US$62 million) mainly due to an increase in mining costs of A$5 million (US$3 million), in line with the increase in operational 
mining and reduction in pre-stripping activities in the March quarter.  The gold inventory charge to costs of A$13 million 
(US$10 million) in the March quarter compared with A$16 million (US$12 million) in the December quarter. 

Capital expenditure decreased by 26 per cent from A$47 million (US$34 million) to A$35 million (US$25 million) due to lower pre-strip 
mining at the open pits and lower infrastructure spend following the completion of infrastructure fit-out at the Invincible underground 
mine in the December quarter.

All-in sustaining costs and total all-in cost decreased by 10 per cent from A$1,533 per ounce (US$1,109 per ounce) in the December 
quarter to A$1,387 per ounce (US$988 per ounce) in the March quarter due to lower capital expenditure and increased gold sold, 
partially offset by higher cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation. 

Agnew
                                           March         Dec
                                            2019        2018
Gold produced             000?oz            56.9        62.4
Gold sold                 000?oz            59.0        60.2
Yield                        g/t            6.30        6.93
AISC and AIC               A$/oz           1,760       1,413
                          US$/oz           1,253       1,013

Gold production decreased by 9 per cent from 62,400 ounces in the December quarter to 56,900 ounces in the March quarter mainly due to 
lower grades mined and processed.

Ore mined from underground decreased by 2 per cent from 297,400 tonnes in the December quarter to 291,700 tonnes in the March quarter.  
Head grade mined decreased by 7 per cent from 6.49 grams per tonnes to 6.04 grams per tonne due to lower grade stopes mined at both 
Waroonga (FBH) and New Holland (Sheba) in the March quarter as per the mine plan.  Gold mined decreased by 9 per cent from 62,000 
ounces in the December quarter to 56,600 ounces in the March quarter.  In the March quarter tonnes mined were sourced as follows: 
160,200 tonnes at 7.4 grams per tonne from Waroonga and 131,500 tonnes at 4.4 grams per tonne from New Holland.  This compared with 
153,800 tonnes at 8.2 grams per tonne from Waroonga and 143,600 tonnes at 4.6 grams per tonne from New Holland in the December quarter.  

Tonnes processed increased marginally from 279,800 tonnes in the December quarter to 281,000 tonnes in the March quarter.  The combined 
yield decreased by 9 per cent from 6.93 grams per tonne to 6.30 grams per tonne due to the lower grades mined.

Cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation increased by 7 per cent from A$55 million (US$39 million) in the December quarter to 
A$59 million (US$42 million) in the March quarter.  The increase was due to a gold inventory charge to costs of A$5 million 
(US$4 million) in the March quarter compared with a credit of A$2 million (US$2 million) in the December quarter, partially offset by 
lower mining cost of A$3 million (US$2 million) as a result of lower operational development in the March quarter. 

Capital expenditure increased by 48 per cent from A$27 million (US$20 million) to A$40 million (US$29 million) mainly due to increased 
expenditure on a new accommodation village in the March quarter.

All-in sustaining costs and total all-in cost increased by 25 per cent from A$1,413 per ounce (US$1,013 per ounce) in the December 
quarter to A$1,760 per ounce (US$1,253 per ounce) in the March quarter due to higher cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation 
and higher capital expenditure as well as lower gold sold. 

Granny Smith
                                           March         Dec
                                            2019        2018
Gold produced              000?oz           69.3        71.0
Gold sold                  000?oz           69.1        71.2
Yield                         g/t           5.42        4.77
AISC and AIC                A$/oz          1,204       1,204
                           US$/oz            857         862

Gold production decreased by 2 per cent from 71,000 ounces in the December quarter to 69,300 ounces in the March quarter mainly due to 
lower tonnes processed.  

Ore mined from underground decreased by 14 per cent from 461,900 tonnes to 398,400 tonnes due to a decrease in production stoping 
fronts as a result of the geotechnically controlled mining sequence.  The impact of these mining sequence changes was accounted for in 
the 2019 guidance.  Head grade mined increased by 12 per cent from 5.15 grams per tonne in the December quarter to 5.76 grams per tonne 
in the March quarter in line with the mining sequence.  As a result, overall ounces mined decreased by 4 per cent from 76,500 ounces in 
the December quarter to 73,800 ounces in the March quarter. 

Tonnes processed decreased by 14 per cent from 463,000 tonnes in the December quarter to 398,100 tonnes in the March quarter due to 
lower ore mined.  The yield increased by 14 per cent from 4.77 grams per tonne to 5.42 grams per tonne due to higher head grade mined.

Cost of sales before amortisation and depreciation decreased by 10 per cent from A$61 million (US$44 million) in the December quarter 
to A$55 million (US$39 million) in the March quarter mainly due to a decrease in mining costs as a result of decreased ore mined.

Capital expenditure was similar at A$21 million (US$15 million).  

All-in sustaining costs and total all-in cost were similar at A$1,204 per ounce (US$857 per ounce).

Gruyere

First gold remains scheduled for the June 2019 quarter, in line with the guidance issued in April 2018. The final forecast capital 
(FFC) cost estimate remains at A$621 million (level of accuracy range + 2 per cent/-2 per cent) as reported by the joint venture 
partners on 30 July 2018.

In accordance with the Joint Venture agreement entered into at the time of the acquisition, Gold Fields will fund up to 10 per cent of 
costs overruns, excluding scope changes and force majeure costs.  This translates to approximately A$51 million.  Consequently, Gold 
Fields share of the FFC is A$337 million with A$264 million having been incurred up to the end of March 2019.  As at end March 2019, 
overall project construction and commissioning was 96.2 per cent complete, with EPC construction and commissioning (process plant and 
associated infrastructure) 93.9 per cent complete.

Mining activity is well under way with a further 3.5 million tonnes of waste cleared during the quarter.  First ore was mined during 
the March quarter with 0.8 million tonnes of ore at 0.8 grams per tonne stockpiled for processing in subsequent quarters.

UNDERGROUND AND SURFACE (UNREVIEWED)
                                                                             United States Dollars
                                        Total Mine          South                      West                          South
                                        Operations         Africa                    Africa                        America                     Australia
                                         Including         Region                    Region                         Region                        Region
                                            Equity                                    Ghana                           Peru                     Australia
Imperial ounces with                     accounted          South                                      Asanko#       Cerro                       St    Agnew/   Granny 
metric tonnes and grade              Joint Venture           Deep            Total   Tarkwa   Damang       45%      Corona            Total    Ives  Lawlers     Smith    Gruyere
Tonnes mined             March 2019          1,201            176                -        -        -        -            -            1,025     335      292       398          -
(000 tonnes)*              Dec 2018          1,144             62                -        -        -        -            -            1,082     323      297       462          -
- underground ore        March 2018          1,088            255                -        -        -        -            -              833     131      293       409          -
                         March 2019             36             36                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
- underground waste        Dec 2018             17             17                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2018             58             58                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2019          9,151              -            6,097    4,062    1,358      677        1,921            1,133     752        -         -        381
- surface ore              Dec 2018          8,113              -            6,005    3,963    1,427      616        1,819              289     289        -         -          -
                         March 2018          7,581              -            4,271    3,563      707        -        1,675            1,635   1,635        -         -          -
                         March 2019         10,388            212            6,097    4,062    1,358      677        1,921            2,158   1,087      292       398        381
- total                    Dec 2018          9,274             79            6,005    3,963    1,427      616        1,819            1,371     611      297       462          -
                         March 2018          8,727            313            4,271    3,563      707        -        1,675            2,468   1,767      293       409          -
Grade mined              March 2019            5.5            6.2                -        -        -        -            -              5.4     4.4      6.0       5.8          -
(grams per tonne)          Dec 2018            5.2            4.7                -        -        -        -            -              5.1     3.8      6.5       5.2          -
- underground ore        March 2018            6.0            6.1                -        -        -        -            -              5.8     4.3      6.5       5.7          -
                         March 2019              -              -                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
- underground waste        Dec 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2019            1.3              -              1.3      1.2      1.6      1.4          1.0              1.4     1.7        -         -        0.8
- surface ore              Dec 2018            1.4              -              1.2      1.2      1.5      1.5          1.4              1.4     1.4        -         -          -
                         March 2018            1.6              -              1.3      1.3      1.5        -          0.8              3.0     3.0        -         -          -
                         March 2019            1.8            5.2              1.3      1.2      1.6      1.4          1.0              3.3     2.6      6.0       5.8        0.8
- total                    Dec 2018            1.9            3.8              1.2      1.2      1.5      1.5          1.4              4.3     2.7      6.5       5.2          -
                         March 2018            2.2            5.0              1.3      1.3      1.5        -          0.8              4.0     3.1      6.5       5.7          -
Gold mined               March 2019          213.2           35.3                -        -        -        -            -            177.9    47.5     56.6      73.8          -
(000 ounces)*              Dec 2018          186.6            9.0                -        -        -        -            -            177.6    39.1     62.0      76.5          -
- underground ore        March 2018          203.0           48.4                -        -        -        -            -            154.6    18.2     61.4      75.0          -
                         March 2019              -              -                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
- underground waste        Dec 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -            -                -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2019          377.7              -            262.4    161.9     69.4     31.1         64.2             51.1    41.8        -         -        9.3
- surface ore              Dec 2018          347.6            0.3            255.3    157.2     68.8     29.3         79.0             13.1    13.1        -         -          -
                         March 2018          385.7              -            180.8    146.1     34.7        -         44.6            160.2   160.2        -         -          -
                         March 2019          590.9           35.3            262.4    161.9     69.4     31.1         64.2            229.0    89.3     56.6      73.8        9.3
- total                    Dec 2018          534.2            9.3            255.3    157.2     68.8     29.3         79.0            190.7    52.2     62.0      76.5          -
                         March 2018          588.6           48.4            180.8    146.1     34.7        -         44.6            314.8   178.4     61.4      75.0          -
Ore milled/treated       March 2019          1,214            166                -        -        -        -         -               1,048     369      281       398          -
(000 tonnes)* +            Dec 2018          1,096             63                -        -        -        -         -               1,033     289      280       463          -
- underground ore        March 2018          1,110            311                -        -        -        -         -                 799      87      283       429          -
                         March 2019             33             33                -        -        -        -         -                   -       -        -         -          -
- underground waste +      Dec 2018             26             26                -        -        -        -         -                   -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2018             32             32                -        -        -        -         -                   -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2019          7,632             60            5,146    3,445    1,150      551         1,696             730     730        -         -          -
- surface ore              Dec 2018          7,449             70            4,986    3,457      972      557         1,602             792     792        -         -          -
                         March 2018          7,230             64            4,516    3,411    1,105        -         1,665             986     986        -         -          -
                         March 2019          8,879            259            5,146    3,445    1,150      551         1,696           1,778   1,099      281       398          -
- total                    Dec 2018          8,571            159            4,986    3,457      972      557         1,602           1,824   1,081      280       463          -
                         March 2018          8,372            407            4,516    3,411    1,105        -         1,665           1,785   1,073      283       429          -
Yield                    March 2019            5.4            6.3                -        -        -        -             -             5.3     4.3      6.3       5.4          -
(Grams per tonne)          Dec 2018            5.1            5.3                -        -        -        -             -             5.0     3.6      7.0       4.9          -
- underground ore        March 2018            5.0            4.7                -        -        -        -             -             5.3     3.2      6.4       5.1          -
                         March 2019              -              -                -        -        -        -             -               -       -        -         -          -
- underground waste        Dec 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -             -               -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -             -               -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2019            1.4            0.2              1.3      1.2      1.5      1.5           1.4             2.2     2.2        -         -          -
- surface ore              Dec 2018            1.3            0.1              1.2      1.2      1.3      1.5           1.8             2.1     2.1        -         -          -
                         March 2018            1.4            0.2              1.2      1.2      1.0        -           1.3             2.7     2.7        -         -          -
                         March 2019            2.0            4.1              1.3      1.2      1.5      1.5           1.4             4.0     2.9      6.3       5.4          -
- combined                 Dec 2018            1.8            2.1              1.2      1.2      1.3      1.5           1.8             3.8     2.5      6.9       4.8          -
                         March 2018            1.9            3.6              1.2      1.2      1.0        -           1.3             3.9     2.8      6.4       5.1          -
Gold produced            March 2019          211.7           33.9                -        -        -        -             -           177.8    51.6     56.9      69.3          -
(000 ounces)*              Dec 2018          177.7           10.7                -        -        -        -             -           167.0    33.6     62.4      71.0          -
- underground ore        March 2018          184.7           47.4                -        -        -        -             -           137.2     8.8     58.6      69.8          -
                         March 2019              -              -                -        -        -        -             -               -       -        -         -          -
- underground waste        Dec 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -             -               -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2018              -              -                -        -        -        -             -               -       -        -         -          -
                         March 2019          349.7            0.4            221.1    136.7     57.2     27.2          76.8            51.4    51.4        -         -          -
- surface ore              Dec 2018          348.8            0.3            200.9    134.0     40.0     26.9          93.2            54.3    54.3        -         -          -
                         March 2018          322.6            0.3            167.2    131.2     36.0        -          68.7            86.4    86.4        -         -          -
                         March 2019          561.4           34.3            221.1    136.7     57.2     27.2          76.8           229.2   103.0     56.9      69.3          -
- total                    Dec 2018          526.5           11.0            200.9    134.0     40.0     26.9          93.2           221.3    87.9     62.4      71.0          -
                         March 2018          507.1           47.7            167.2    131.2     36.0        -          68.7           223.6    95.2     58.6      69.8          -
Cost of sales before 
gold inventory change 
and amortisation and 
depreciation             March 2019            131            281                -        -        -        -             -             102      78      137        98          -
(dollar per tonne)         Dec 2018            132            476                -        -        -        -             -              99      64      146        94          -
- underground            March 2018            157            224                -        -        -        -             -             121     157      150        95          -
                         March 2019             27              3               27       23       29        -            25              32      32        -         -          -
- surface                  Dec 2018             30              3               30       25       40        -            27              37      37        -         -          -
                         March 2018             25              3               23       22       27        -            24              39      39        -         -          -
                         March 2019             41            217               27       23       29        -            25              73      47      137        98          -
- total                    Dec 2018             43            267               30       25       40        -            27              73      45      146        94          -
                         March 2018             43            190               23       22       27        -            24              76      48      150        95          -
* Excludes surface material at South Deep.
# Includes only 45 per cent of Asanko (Equity accounted Joint Venture).
+ Reef and ore milled were adjusted in 2018.


CERTAIN FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This report contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or 
the Securities Act, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or the Exchange Act, with respect to 
Gold Fields? financial condition, results of operations, business strategies, operating efficiencies, competitive position, growth 
opportunities for existing services, plans and objectives of management, markets for stock and other matters. Such forward-looking 
statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms "believes", "estimates", "plans", 
"anticipates", "aims", "continues", "expects", "hopes", "may", "will", "would" or "could" or, in each case, their negative or other 
various or comparable terminology.

These forward-looking statements, including, among others, those relating to the future business prospects, revenues and income of 
Gold Fields, wherever they may occur in this report, are necessarily estimates reflecting the best judgment of the senior management of 
Gold Fields and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those suggested 
by the forward-looking statements. As a consequence, these forward-looking statements should be considered in light of various 
important factors, including those set forth in this report. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially 
from estimates or projections contained in the forward-looking statements include, without limitation: 

-  overall economic and business conditions in South Africa, Ghana, Australia, Peru and elsewhere;
-  changes in assumptions underlying Gold Fields? mineral reserve estimates; 
-  the ability of the Group to achieve anticipated efficiencies and other cost savings in connection with past and future acquisitions 
   or joint ventures; 
-  the ability of the Group to achieve anticipated efficiencies and other cost savings as a result of measures such as retrenchments;
-  the ability of the Group to achieve anticipated production cost estimates at existing operations, projects or joint ventures as 
   outlined in this report or as otherwise disclosed; 
-  the success of the Group?s business strategy, development activities and other initiatives; 
-  the ability of the Group to comply with requirements that it operate in a sustainable manner and provide benefits to affected 
   communities; 
-  decreases in the market price of gold or copper; 
-  the occurrence of hazards associated with underground and surface gold mining or contagious diseases at Gold Fields? operations, 
   projects or joint ventures; 
-  the occurrence of work stoppages related to health and safety incidents at Gold Fields? operations, projects or joint ventures; 
-  the Group?s loss of senior management or inability to hire or retain employees; 
-  fluctuations in exchange rates, currency devaluations and other macro-economic monetary policies; 
-  ongoing or future labour disruptions and industrial actions at Gold Fields? operations, projects or joint ventures; 
-  power cost increases as well as power stoppages, fluctuations and usage constraints; 
-  supply chain shortages and increases in the prices of production imports; 
-  the ability to manage and maintain access to current and future sources of liquidity, capital and credit, including the terms and 
   conditions of Gold Fields? facilities and Gold Fields? overall cost of funding; 
-  the adequacy of the Group?s insurance coverage; 
-  the manner, amount and timing of capital expenditures made by Gold Fields on both existing and new mines, mining projects, 
   exploration project or other initiatives; 
-  changes in relevant government regulations, particularly labour, environmental, tax, royalty, health and safety, water, regulations 
   and potential new legislation affecting Gold Fields? mining and mineral rights; 
-  fraud, bribery or corruption at Gold Fields? operations, projects or joint ventures that leads to censure, penalties or negative 
   reputational impacts; and 
-  political instability in South Africa, Ghana, Peru or regionally in Africa or South America.  
   Gold Fields undertakes no obligation to update publicly or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect 
   events or circumstances after the date of this report or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Administration and corporate information 
Corporate Secretary  
Lucy Mokoka  
Tel: +27 11 562 9719
Fax: +27 11 562 9829 
e-mail: lucy.mokoka@goldfields.com  

Registered office
Johannesburg 
Gold Fields Limited 
150 Helen Road 
Sandown 
Sandton 
2196 

Postnet Suite 252 
Private Bag X30500 
Houghton 
2041 
Tel: +27 11 562 9700 
Fax: +27 11 562 9829 

Office of the United Kingdom secretaries 
London 
St James's Corporate Services Limited 
Suite 31, Second Floor
107 Cheapside
London
EC2V 6DN
United Kingdom 
Tel: +44 20 7796 8644
Fax: +44 20 7796 8645
e-mail: general@corpserv.co.uk

American depository receipts transfer agent 
Shareholder correspondence should be mailed to:
BNY Mellon Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170

Overnight correspondence should be sent to:
BNY Mellon Shareowner Services
211 Quality Circle, Suite 210
College Station, TX 77845
e-mail: shrrelations@cpushareownerservices.com

Phone Numbers
Tel:  888 269 2377 Domestic
Tel:  201 680 6825 Foreign

Sponsor 
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Gold Fields Limited 
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa  
Registration number 1968/004880/06  
Share code: GFI 
Issuer code: GOGOF 
ISIN - ZAE 000018123

Investor enquiries
Avishkar Nagaser
Tel: +27 11 562 9775
Mobile: +27 82 312 8692
e-mail: avishkar.nagaser@goldfields.com

Thomas Mengel
Tel: +27 11 562 9849
Mobile: +27 72 493 5170
e-mail: thomas.mengel@goldfields.com

Media enquiries 
Sven Lunsche
Tel: +27 11 562 9763 
Mobile: +27 83 260 9279 
e-mail: sven.lunsche@goldfields.com 

Transfer secretaries 
South Africa 
Computershare Investor Services (Proprietary) Limited 
Rosebank Towers
15 Biermann Avenue
Rosebank
Johannesburg
2196 
P O Box 61051 
Marshalltown
2107 
Tel: +27 11 370 5000 
Fax: +27 11 688 5248  

United Kingdom 
Link Asset Services 
The Registry 
34 Beckenham Road  
Beckenham  
Kent BR3 4TU
England
Tel: 0871 664 0300 
Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
If you are outside the United Kingdom, 
please call +44 371 664 0300. 
Calls outside the United Kingdom will be charged at the applicable international rate. 
The helpline is open between 9:00am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays in England and Wales.
e-mail: enquiries@linkgroup.co.uk  

Website
http://WWW.GOLDFIELDS.COM

Listings
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CA Carolus+ (Chair)   RP Menell+ (Deputy Chair)   NJ Holland*## (Chief Executive Officer)   PA Schmidt## (Chief Financial Officer)
A Andani#+   PJ Bacchus+   TP Goodlace+   C Letton^+   P Mahanyele-Dabengwa##   SP Reid^+  YGH Suleman+   
 ^Australian   *British    #Ghanaian   
 +Independent Director    ##Non-independent Director

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