Trading statement

09 December 2013

Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
(Registration No. 1924/002590/06)
Share code: AFE ISIN No. ZAE000000220
(“AECI” or “the Company”)

In compliance with the JSE Limited (“JSE”) Listings Requirements shareholders are advised that, for the financial year ending 31 December 2013 (“the period”), AECI’s earnings per share (“EPS”) and headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be more than 20% higher than the prior corresponding period.

Shareholders are also advised that a further trading statement will be released on the JSE’s Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”), providing earnings forecast ranges for EPS and HEPS, when the Company is in a position to do so.

AECI’s results for the period are expected to be released on SENS on or about Tuesday, 25 February 2014.

The forecast financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed and reported on by the Company’s external auditors.

Woodmead, Sandton
9 December 2013

Sponsor: RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)


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