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Trading Statement for the year ended 30 June 2016

Johannesburg. 12 August 2016: In terms of paragraph 3.4(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, a company listed on the JSE is required to publish a trading statement as soon as they are satisfied that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that the financial results for the period to be reported upon next will differ by at least 20% from the financial results for the previous corresponding period.

Shareholders of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony” and/or “the Company”) are advised that a reasonable degree of certainty exist that earnings for the year ended 30 June 2016 will be higher than for the year ended 30 June 2015 (“the previous comparable period”), primarily due to a 21% increase in the average rand gold price.

Headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be between 202 and 240 SA cents per share, which is between 207% and 227% (or between 391 and 429 SA cents per share) higher than the headline loss of 189 SA cents per share reported for the previous comparable period in 2015.

In US dollars terms, HEPS are expected to be between 13 and 16 US cents per share, which is between 180% and 200% (or between 29 and 32 US cents per share) higher than the headline loss of 16 US cents per share reported for the previous comparable period in 2015.

Earnings per share (“EPS”) are expected to be between 200 and 238 SA cents per share, which is between 119% and 123% (or between 1 244 and 1 282 cents per share) higher than the loss of 1 044 SA cents per share reported for the previous comparable period.

In US dollar terms, EPS are expected to be between 13 and 16 US cents per share, which is between 115% and 119% (or between 99 and 102 US cents per share) higher than the loss of 86 US cents per share reported for the previous comparable period.

The financial information on which this trading statement has been based, has not been reviewed or reported on by Harmony’s external auditors. Harmony will publish its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2016 on 17 August 2016.  Please refer to our website for the details of the results event.

For more details contact:

Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27(0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)

Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited

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