30 June 30 June 31 December
  (Unaudited) (Unaudited) (Audited)
  2010 2009 2009
  R000 R000 R000
Profit for the period 474 080 530 497 953 426
Other comprehensive income      
Exchange differences on translating foreign operations 173 621 (854 387) (1 122 650)
Cash flow hedges 6 831 (210 782) (316 096)
Total comprehensive income/(loss) for the period 654 532 (534 672) (485 320)
Total comprehensive income/(loss) attributable to:      
Grindrod Limited shareholders 644 320 (541 965) (499 211)
Minority shareholders 10 212 7 293 13 891
  654 532 (534 672) (485 320)