Forward-looking statements


  Certain statements contained in the document, other than statements of historical fact, contain forward-looking statements regarding Implats’ operations, economic performance or financial condition, including, without limitation, those concerning the economic outlook for the platinum industry, expectations regarding metal prices, production, cash costs and other operating results, growth prospects and the outlook of Implats’ operations, including the completion and commencement of commercial operations of certain of Implats’ exploration and production projects, its liquidity and capital resources and expenditure, and the outcome and consequence of any pending litigation or enforcement proceedings. Although Implats believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to be correct. Accordingly, results may differ materially from those set out in the forward –looking statements as a result of, among other factors, changes in economic and market conditions, success of business and operating initiatives, changes in the regulatory environment and other government actions, fluctuations in metal prices and exchange rates, and business and operational risk management. For a discussion on such factors, refer to the strategic risk factor section of these annual financial statements. Implats is not obliged to update publicly or release any revisions of these forward-looking statements to reflect events of circumstances after the dates of the annual financial statements or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. All subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Implats or any other person acting on its behalf are qualified by the cautionary statements herein.