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Trading Statement

20 January 2006

Shareholders are advised that Impala Platinum Holdings Limited headline earnings per share for the half year ended 31 December 2005 are expected to be between 55% and 75% higher than for the previous comparable period, being the half year ended 31 December 2004, largely due to stronger US Dollar metal prices received.

However, basic earnings per share for the half year ended 31 December 2005 are expected to be between 30% and 50% lower than for the previous comparable period, being the half year ended 31 December 2004, which included the profit from the sale of the Lonplats shareholding.

The financial information on which this trading statement is based has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors. The financial results are expected to be published on or about 16 February 2006.

Queries:

Bob Gilmour
+27 11 481 3913
+27 82 453 7100

 

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investor@implats.co.za

Bob Gilmour
Investor Relations Executive
Tel: +27 11 731-9013
Bob.Gilmour@implats.co.za

Alice Lourens
Tel: +27 11 731-9033
Alice.Lourens@implats.co.za