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Press release from CNW Group

Gold Fields Guidance For September 2011 Quarter

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Gold Fields Guidance For September 2011 Quarter09:59 EDT Wednesday, October 19, 2011JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 19, 2011 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that attributable Group production for the September 2011 quarter (Q3 2011) is expected to be approximately 900,000 gold equivalent ounces, which is 3 per cent higher than the previous quarter (Q2 2011 - 872,000oz). The 3 per cent improvement in production was achieved despite the interruption in production in July which occurred during the five day national industrial action over the wage negotiation process.The full results for Q3 2011 will be published on Thursday, 10 November 2011.Notes to editorsAbout Gold FieldsGold 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 76.7 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 225.4 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).Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities LimitedFor further information: EnquiriesInvestor Enquiries Zakira Amra Tel: +27 11 562-9775 Mobile: +27(0)79-694-0267 Email: Zakira.Amra@goldfields.co.za Nikki Catrakilis-Wagner Tel: +27-11-562-9706 Mobile: +27(0)83-309-6720 Email: Nikki.Catrakilis-Wagner@goldfields.co.za Willie Jacobsz Tel: +1 508 839-1188 Mobile: +1-857-241-7127 Email: Willie.Jacobsz@gfexpl.com Media Enquiries Sven Lunsche Tel: +27-11-562-9763 Mobile: +27(0)83-260-9279 Email: Sven.Lunsche@goldfields.co.za