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Petropavlovsk Plc - IRC Announcement

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Petropavlovsk PLC
23 October 2020





23 October 2020


Petropavlovsk PLC


IRC Announcement: Q3 2020 Trading Update


Petropavlovsk PLC (the "Company"), wishes to notify that IRC Limited ("IRC"), a producer and developer of industrial commodities in which the Company is a significant shareholder (31.1%), has today made an

announcement regarding its Q3 2020 Trading Update.


In particular, the Company wishes to highlight that c.US$8.8 million has been paid during the third quarter of 2020 by IRC to Gazprombank as principal and interest. This is in accordance with the repayment schedule for the facility agreements guaranteed by Petropavlovsk.


The full text of the announcement may be found on the website of IRC at http://www.ircgroup.com.hk/en/ir_announcements.php.


About Petropavlovsk


Petropavlovsk PLC (LSE: POG. MOEX: POGR) is a major integrated Russian gold producer with JORC Resources of 21.03Moz Au which include Reserves of 8.46Moz Au. Following its IPO on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in 2002, Petropavlovsk was promoted to the London Stock Exchange in 2009, where today it is a Premium Listed company and a constituent of the FTSE 250, FTSE 350 and FTSE All Share indices.


The Company's key operating mines (Pioneer, Malomir and Albyn) are in the Amur Region in the Russian Far East. Petropavlovsk has produced a total of c.7.9Moz of gold since operations began in 1994 and has a strong track record of mine development, expansion and asset optimisation.


The Group recently entered a new era of growth following the successful commissioning and start-up of its flagship asset, the Pressure Oxidation (POX) Hub at Pokrovskiy, which enables the processing of the Company's abundant refractory reserves and resources.


Petropavlovsk is one of the region's largest employers and one of the largest contributors to the sustainable development of the local economy.


For more information


Please visit www.petropavlovsk.net or contact:


Petropavlovsk PLC                                      

Patrick Pittaway / Max Zaltsman / Viktoriya Kim


+44 (0) 20 7201 8900


Citigroup Global Markets Limited

Tom Reid / Andrew Miller-Jones

+44 (0) 20 7986 4000

UBS Investment Bank

David Roberts / Alistair Smith

+44 (0) 20 7567 8000


Bobby Morse / Kelsey Traynor / Ariadna Peretz


+44 (0) 20 7466 5000



Citigroup Global Markets Limited ("Citi") is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. UBS AG London Branch ("UBS") is authorised and regulated by the Financial Market Supervisory Authority in Switzerland. It is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom. Citi and UBS are acting exclusively for Petropavlovsk PLC ("Petropavlovsk") and for no-one else in connection with the contents of this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Petropavlovsk for providing the protections afforded to clients of Citi or UBS for providing advice in relation to the contents of this announcement or any matters referred to herein.


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