GNDE - GND - Grindrod Limited - Trading Statement

21/04/2008 14:15:01

GND - Grindrod Limited - Trading Statement
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1966/009846/06)
Share code: GND & GNDP
ISIN: ZAE000072328 & ZAE 000071106
("Grindrod " or "the Company")
In terms of the Listings Requirements of JSE Limited, companies are required to
publish a Trading Update as soon as they become reasonably certain that the
financial results for the period to be reported on next, will differ by more
than 20% from the financial results for the previous corresponding period.
Shareholders are advised that Grindrod expects its earnings per share and
headline earnings per share for the six month period to 30 June 2008 to increase
by between 55% and 75%, compared to the corresponding period of 2007 as a result
of strong operational performance.
The forecast contained in this Trading Update has not been reviewed or reported
on by the company's external auditors. Grindrod will release its interim
results for the six months ended 30 June 2008 on or about 20 August 2008.
By order of the board.
21 April 2008
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