Gold Fields Limited: Guidance for Financial Year Ended December 2012 and Q4 2012

Gold Fields Limited: Guidance for Financial Year Ended December 2012 and Q4 
2012 
JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, 
NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that attributable Group production 
for the December 2012 quarter (Q4 2012) is expected to be 753,000 gold 
equivalent ounces compared to 811,000 ounces in the September quarter (Q3 
2012) and 883,000 ounces in the corresponding 2011 quarter (Q4 2011). 
The international regions had an excellent quarter contributing 471,000 (Q3 
2012 - 424,000 and Q4 2011 - 449,000) attributable gold equivalent ounces with 
all of the international operations achieving an improved performance quarter 
on quarter. In particular, the Tarkwa Gold mine recorded a strong improvement 
from the prior quarter with production of 187,800 ounces of gold (Q3 2012 - 
169,400 ounces). 
The South Africa Region, as expected, contributed lower production of 
approximately 282,000 ounces compared to 386,000 ounces in Q3 2012. The lower 
production was largely the result of approximately 110,000 ounces lost during 
the quarter (Q3 2012 - 35,000 ounces) due to the on-going impact of the 
prolonged and unprotected strikes at KDC and Beatrix, as referred to in the Q3 
results published on 28 November 2012. In total 145,000 ounces are estimated 
to have been lost due to the strikes. Unit costs in the South Africa Region 
were negatively impacted by the lower production. 
This quarter is the last time that Gold Fields will be reporting on the KDC 
and Beatrix Gold Mines. These mines are part of GFIMSA, which has been renamed 
Sibanye Gold and will be listed separately on 11 February 2013. 
Gold Fields will release full results for Q4 2012 on Thursday 14 February 2013. 
Notes to editors 
About Gold Fields 
Gold Fields is one of the world's largest unhedged producers of gold with 
attributable annualised production of 3.5 million gold equivalent ounces from 
eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. Gold Fields 
also has an extensive and diverse global growth pipeline with four major 
projects in resource development and feasibility, with construction decisions 
expected in the next 18 to 24 months. Gold Fields has total attributable 
gold equivalent Mineral Reserves of 80.6 million ounces and Mineral Resources 
of 217 million ounces. Gold Fields is listed on the JSE Limited (primary 
listing), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Limited, Euronext 
in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX). 
Enquiries 
Investor Enquiries Willie Jacobsz Tel:  +27-11-562-9775 or 
+1-857-241-7127 (USA) Mobile: +27-82-971-9238 (SA) 
Email:Willie.Jacobsz@goldfields.co.za 
Remmy Kawala Tel:  +27-11-562-9844 Mobile: +27-82-321-8692 email: 
Remmy.Kawala@goldfields.co.za 
Media Enquiries Sven Lunsche Tel: +27-11-562-9763 Mobile: 
+27-83-260-9279 email:Sven.Lunsche@goldfields.co.za 
SOURCE: Gold Fields Limited 
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