Eldorado Gold Corporation

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Eldorado Gold Corporation

May 01, 2014 17:05 ET

Eldorado Gold Corporation: 2014 First Quarter Financial and Operating Results

Gold production of 196,523 ounces, All-In Sustaining Costs of $786 per ounce

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Eldorado Gold Corporation (Eldorado or the Company) (TSX:ELD)(NYSE:EGO) is pleased to report the Company's financial and operational results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Net profit attributable to shareholders of the Company for the quarter was $31.3 million or $0.04 per share.

"The first quarter of 2014 proved to be another strong quarter for the Company, with gold production of 196,523 ounces, representing a 20 percent increase over the first quarter 2013," said Paul Wright, Chief Executive Officer of Eldorado Gold. "Within the organization our employees are dedicated to continuously improving safety, operational performance and overall cost reductions, enabling Eldorado to remain one of the lowest cost gold producers, as demonstrated by our all-in sustaining cash costs for the quarter of $786 per ounce. Strong performance this quarter supports our guidance for 2014 of 730,000-800,000 ounces of gold at an average all-in sustaining cash cost of approximately $950 per ounce."

First Quarter Operational and Financial Highlights

  • Continued strong financial performance, with net profit attributable to shareholders of $31.3 million ($0.04 per share), compared to a loss of $45.5 million ($0.06 per share) in the first quarter of 2013.
  • Gold revenues were $247.6 million (2013: $307.2 million) on sales of 190,628 ounces of gold at an average realized gold price of $1,299 per ounce (2013: 189,346 ounces at $1,622 per ounce).
  • Paid dividends were $6.5 million, compared to $50.2 million in 2013, which reflects the changes in our revised dividend policy to the current gold price environment.
  • Liquidity of $994.2 million, including $619.2 million in cash, cash equivalents and term deposits, and $375.0 million in lines of credit.
  • Strong operational performance resulting in gold production of 196,523 ounces, including Olympias production from tailings retreatment (2013: 163,768 ounces), a 20% increase over the first quarter of 2013.
  • Continuing to remain below the industry average, with all-in sustaining cash costs averaging $786(1) per ounce.
  • Cash generated from operating activities before changes in non-cash working capital of $94.7(1) million (2013: $139.9 million).
  • Completion of the Glory Resources Limited acquisition on March 14, 2014.
  • Entered into a strategic agreement with CDH Investments to advance the Eastern Dragon project.

(1) Throughout this press release we use cash operating cost per ounce, total cash costs per ounce, all-in sustaining cost per ounce, gross profit from gold mining operations, adjusted net earnings and cash flow from operating activities before changes in non-cash working capital as additional measures of Company performance. These are non IFRS measures. Please see page 10 of the MD&A for an explanation and discussion of these non IFRS measures.

All figures in US dollars unless otherwise stated.

Financial Results
Summarized financial results - quarter ended March 31,
(Millions, except where noted)
2014 2013
Revenues $279.9 $338.1
Gold revenues $247.6 $307.2
Gold sold (ounces) 190,628 189,346
Average realized gold price (US$ per ounce) $1,299 $1,622
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $519 $505
Total cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $577 $567
All-in sustaining cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $786 n/a
Gross profit from gold mining operations $95.4 $163.8
Adjusted net earnings $37.3 $83.3
Net profit (loss) attributable to shareholders of the Company $31.3 ($45.5)
Earnings (loss) per share attributable to shareholders of the Company - Basic (US$/share) $0.04 ($0.06)
Earnings (loss) per share attributable to shareholders of the Company - Diluted (US$/share) $0.04 ($0.06)
Dividends paid (Cdn$/share) $0.01 $0.07
Cash flow from operating activities before changes in non-cash working capital $94.7 $139.9

Net profit attributable to shareholders of the Company was $31.3 million (or $0.04 per share) for the quarter compared with a loss of $45.5 million (or $0.06 per share) in the first quarter of 2013. Adjusted net earnings(1) for the quarter were $37.3 million compared to $83.3 million in the first quarter of 2013. Last year's difference between loss attributable to shareholders and adjusted net earnings reflected primarily the non-cash charge of $125.2 million to deferred income tax expense related to the change in Greek tax rates.

Realized gold prices fell 20% year over year impacting revenues and gross mine profit. Unit production costs from gold mining operations were unchanged compared with the first quarter of 2013 reflecting ongoing measures taken by the Company to control costs.

Depreciation, depletion and amortization expense increased 24% over the first quarter of 2013, mainly as a result of an increase in the depreciation of capitalized waste stripping costs as well as higher production from the Company's Chinese mines which carry higher depreciation rates than the Company's Turkish gold mining operations.

Excluding the $125.2 million adjustment referred to above, the effective tax rate was 36% for the first quarter of 2013 as compared with 51% for this quarter. The increase in the effective tax rate this year over last year was due to the impact of Turkish lira exchange rate changes on the tax basis of our Turkish tax assets as well as an increase in accrued withholding taxes on dividends paid by subsidiaries.

Operations Update
Summarized operating highlights - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Gross profit - gold mining operations (millions) $95.4 $163.8
Ounces produced - including Olympias production from tailings retreatment 196,523 163,768
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $519 $505
Total cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $577 $567
Kisladag
Gross profit - gold mining operations $47.7 $85.0
Ounces produced 67,075 70,221
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $456 $334
Total cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $473 $359
Efemcukuru
Gross profit - gold mining operations $14.7 $38.7
Ounces produced 26,969 19,856
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $526 $582
Total cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $547 $619
Tanjianshan
Gross profit - gold mining operations $13.5 $19.1
Ounces produced 28,379 26,207
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $422 $442
Total cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $592 $636
Jinfeng
Gross profit - gold mining operations $12.3 $8.7
Ounces produced 41,295 21,742
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $626 $832
Total cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $709 $930
White Mountain
Gross profit - gold mining operations $7.2 $12.3
Ounces produced 26,473 20,915
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $607 $634
Total cash cost (US$ per ounce sold) $646 $679
Olympias
Ounces produced from tailings retreatment 6,332 4,827
Kisladag
Operating Data - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Tonnes placed on pad 3,856,882 2,915,508
Average treated head grade - grams per tonne (g/t) 0.73 1.29
Gold (ounces)
- Produced 67,075 70,221
- Sold 66,852 70,250
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $456 $334
Total cash costs (US$ per ounce sold) $473 $359
Financial Data (millions)
Gold revenues $86.4 $114.5
Depreciation and depletion $6.3 $3.2
Gross profit - gold mining operations $47.7 $85.0
Capital expenditure on mining interests $7.9 $35.4

Gold production at Kisladag was 4% lower year over year due to lower average treated head grade partially offset by higher ore tonnes. As expected, cash operating costs were higher year over year as a result of lower average treated head grade, and higher fuel and reagent costs incurred due to the higher tonnage throughput. Capital expenditures for the quarter included costs for capitalized waste stripping and construction of additional leach pad cells.

Efemcukuru
Operating Data - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Tonnes Milled 106,501 86,879
Average Treated Head Grade - g/t 8.56 8.47
Average Recovery Rate (to Concentrate) 93.0% 93.6%
Gold (ounces)
- Produced 26,969 19,856
- Sold 27,647 50,291
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $526 $582
Total cash costs (US$ per ounce sold) $547 $619
Financial Data (millions)
Gold revenues $36.6 $81.2
Depreciation and depletion $6.4 $9.8
Gross profit - gold mining operations $14.7 $38.7
Capital expenditure on mining interests $5.4 $9.8

Gold production at Efemcukuru was 36% higher year over year due to higher average treated head grade and ore tonnes. Cash operating costs were 10% lower year over year due to lower mining and processing costs related to the weakening Turkish lira. Capital spending during the quarter included underground development and mobile mining equipment.

Tanjianshan
Operating Data - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Tonnes Milled 263,609 247,061
Average Treated Head Grade - g/t 3.44 3.74
Average Recovery Rate 81.1% 80.8%
Gold (ounces)
- Produced 28,379 26,207
- Sold 28,379 26,207
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $422 $442
Total cash costs (US$ per ounce sold) $592 $636
Financial Data (millions)
Gold revenues $37.0 $42.6
Depreciation and depletion $6.4 $6.5
Gross profit - gold mining operations $13.5 $19.1
Capital expenditure on mining interests $1.1 $1.8

Gold production at Tanjianshan was 8% higher year over year mainly as a result of higher ore tonnes, partially offset by lower average treated head grade. Circuit recoveries were slightly higher in the quarter. Cash operating costs per ounce were 5% lower year over year mainly as a result of lower processing costs due to a decrease in the consumption of reagents. Capital spending this quarter included capitalized waste stripping on the JLG pit cutback.

Jinfeng
Operating Data - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Tonnes Milled 364,987 351,901
Average Treated Head Grade - g/t 4.00 2.43
Average Recovery Rate 87.8% 82.4%
Gold (ounces)
- Produced 41,295 21,742
- Sold 41,277 21,683
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $626 $832
Total cash costs (US$ per ounce sold) $709 $930
Financial Data (millions)
Gold revenues $53.4 $35.0
Depreciation and depletion $11.8 $6.2
Gross profit - gold mining operations $12.3 $8.7
Capital expenditure on mining interests $5.5 $13.9

Gold production at Jinfeng was 90% higher year over year mainly as a result of higher average treated head grade. A total of 174,851 tonnes of ore was mined from the open pit this quarter (Q1 2013: 54,126 tonnes). A total of 173,454 tonnes of ore was mined from the underground during the quarter (Q1 2013: 138,989 tonnes). Cash costs were 24% lower year over year due to the increase in gold production from higher grade ore, as well as lower cost open pit mining. Capital expenditures for the quarter included underground development, mining equipment and tailings dam improvements.

White Mountain
Operating Data - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Tonnes Milled 200,682 198,934
Average Treated Head Grade - g/t 4.13 3.80
Average Recovery Rate 86.8% 85.6%
Gold (ounces)
- Produced 26,473 20,915
- Sold 26,473 20,915
Cash operating costs (US$ per ounce sold) $607 $634
Total cash costs (US$ per ounce sold) $646 $679
Financial Data (millions)
Gold revenues $34.3 $33.9
Depreciation and depletion $9.9 $7.4
Gross profit - gold mining operations $7.2 $12.3
Capital expenditure on mining interests $3.1 $6.0

Gold production at White Mountain during the quarter was 27% higher year over year due to higher average treated head grade and higher recoveries. Cash operating costs per ounce were 4% lower year over year as a result of the increase in gold production from higher grade ore. Capital expenditures for the quarter included capitalized underground development, delineation drilling, and capitalized exploration costs.

Vila Nova
Operating Data - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Tonnes Processed 203,481 212,911
Iron Ore Produced 175,078 183,426
Average Grade (% Fe) 62.91% 62.87%
Iron Ore Tonnes
- Sold 217,382 129,548
Average Realized Iron Ore Price $86 $117
Total Cash Costs (per tonne sold) $ 60 $ 66
Financial Data (millions)
Revenues $18.6 $15.2
Depreciation and depletion $2.1 $1.2
Gross profit - gold mining operations $3.4 $5.4
Capital expenditure on mining interests $0.9 $3.4

Iron ore production fell year over year as access to the pit and waste dump area were impacted by an increase in the amount of rainfall year over year. Vila Nova continued to use the Santana public port for iron ore shipments since the Anglo Ferrous port accident which occurred at the end of the first quarter of 2013.

Stratoni
Operating Data - quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
Tonnes ore mined (wet) 57,242 54,125
Tonnes ore processed (dry) 55,449 48,521
Pb grade (%) 6.27% 6.21%
Zn grade (%) 11.27% 9.36%
Ag grade (g/t) 164 163
Tonnes of concentrate produced 15,936 12,278
Tonnes of concentrate sold 16,717 13,968
Average realized concentrate price (per tonne) $740 $927
Total Cash Costs (per tonne of concentrate sold) $622 $829
Financial Data (millions)
Revenues $12.4 $13.0
Depreciation and depletion $2.0 $1.9
Earnings (loss) from operations ($0.1) ($0.5)
Capital expenditure on mining interests $0.5 $0.1

During the first quarter, Stratoni mined 57,242 tonnes of run-of-mine ore and produced 15,936 tonnes of lead and zinc concentrate at an average cash cost of $622 per tonne of concentrate sold. During the same period, Stratoni sold 16,717 tonnes of concentrate at an average price of $740 per tonne.

Development Projects Update

Kisladag Mine Optimization

The Company continued its evaluation of mine development options for Kisladag, including optimization of existing process operations and modification of the Phase IV expansion plans with the objective to evaluate incremental increases in mine throughput. Equipment purchased for the Phase IV expansion is being included in this review, as is the utilization of existing infrastructure.

Efemcukuru Expansion

Process design work was completed during the quarter to identify changes to the process plant required to increase mill throughput to approximately 500,000 tonnes per year from its current design of 400,000 tonnes per year. These changes would require upgrades to the flotation circuit, and the concentrate handling systems. A decision regarding the expansion will be made after a detailed cost benefit analysis is completed, including preparation of a new life of mine production plan.

Perama Hill

Front-end engineering work continued during the first quarter and is expected to be completed in the second quarter. Process design criteria and process flow diagrams were finalized during the quarter. Preliminary cost estimating, scheduling, and implementation planning were commenced. Capital spending totaled $1.8 million during the quarter.

Olympias

Underground refurbishment continued during the quarter in parallel with tailings retreatment. Approximately 276 metres of underground drifts were rehabilitated and 604 metres of new drifts were completed. Development rate in the main decline accessing the orebody from the Kokkinolakkas valley was reduced during the quarter due to inflows of ground water into the heading. Development is now proceeding under advanced grout cover. During the quarter, Olympias treated 144,522 tonnes of tailings and produced 6,332 payable gold ounces. An estimated 1,710,500 tonnes of tailings remain to be reclaimed from the tailings dam.

Capital costs of $25.2 million were incurred during the quarter for mine development, rehabilitation, and tailings retreatment. A total of $8.8 million in proceeds were received from the sale of gold recovered from the retreatment process and credited to capital.

Skouries

Site clearing and earthwork in the main process area was advanced during the quarter. Clearing in the open pit area commenced and was substantially completed. Construction access roads to the first tailings dam and to one of the topsoil stockpile areas were substantially completed. The pouring of concrete for the mill foundations also began during the quarter. The rate of advance in the underground decline was adversely affected by inflows of water, which were effectively sealed through grouting, after which normal development resumed. Capital spending totaled $16.3 million during the quarter.

Certej

Work on Certej during the quarter focused on finalizing the prefeasibility study (PFS) to support the resource/reserve statement, and subsequent preparation of the NI 43-101 Technical Report. The study, based on a production rate of three million tonnes per year, assumed conventional open pit mining supported by flotation, pressure oxidation and cyanide leach treatment of the ore. The Company will pursue a number of trade-off studies identified during the PFS prior to proceeding to a feasibility study in late 2014.

A total of $3.4 million was spent on Certej including site work, metallurgical testwork, capitalized exploration, and engineering for the prefeasibility study.

Eastern Dragon

Permitting at Eastern Dragon is focusing on the completion of the revised EIA (suitable for federal approval), which we expect to submit in the second quarter. Following approval of the revised EIA, we will formally submit the Project Permit Approval (PPA) application and anticipate approval by year end. This permit will allow us to finish construction and commence production in 2015.

Tocantinzinho

Work continued during the quarter on optimization of the Tocantinzinho feasibility study. Finalization of the study is planned for the second quarter.

Exploration Update

During the quarter, 5,500 metres of exploration drilling were completed at the Company's operations and exploration projects. The 2014 drilling programs at most exploration sites are not scheduled to commence until the second or third quarter of the year.

Greece

In the Perama district, exploration activities for the quarter focused on extending geological mapping coverage in the Perama South area and conducting reconnaissance field visits to nearby prospects. The acquisition of the Sappes project was completed during the quarter, and historical exploration data is being compiled and evaluated.

In the Chalkidiki District, underground exploration drilling commenced at the Mavres Petres mine, targeting the western extension of the orebody. Mapping and soil sampling programs were initiated over the Piavitsa project area to better define exploration potential in the area to the west of the previous drilling.

Romania

At Certej, exploration activities during the quarter focused on refining alteration models for the deposit and defining targets peripheral to the deposit for the upcoming drilling programs. The Phase I drilling programs were completed at the nearby Brad and Deva exploration licenses, testing porphyry and epithermal targets adjacent to historical mines.

Turkey

No exploration drilling was completed in Turkey during the quarter. At the Efemcukuru minesite, soil sampling was conducted to extend historical coverage into the relatively underexplored southern portion of the license area. Detailed relogging of exploration drillholes from the Kokarpinar vein was completed, with the objective of defining structural controls on previous high-grade drill intercepts.

China

No exploration drilling was completed in China during the first quarter. At White Mountain, exploration activities focused on detailed characterization of mineralized breccias in the deposit, to assist in target definition for the upcoming drilling program. At Tanjianshan, preparations were completed for exploration drilling at the Xijingou and Qinlongtan north deposit areas, to be initiated in the second quarter.

Brazil

Approximately 1,350 meters of drilling were completed in the Phase I program at the Goldfish project in Tocantins State, targeting high-grade orogenic veins that are exposed in shallow surface workings. Several drillholes intersected mineralized veins, though results have only been received for the first drillhole, including an intercept of 4.35m @ 12.74 g/t Au. Exploration elsewhere in Brazil included soil and stream sediment sampling at early stage projects in Goias State.

Corporate Transactions

During the quarter the Company completed its acquisition of Glory Resources Limited (Glory). Glory was advancing the high grade gold Sappes project in Thrace, Greece, located 15 kilometres from the Company's Perama Hill project, with a current JORC compliant total proven and probable reserves of 637,000 of gold at an average grade of 15.1 g/t gold. The Company plans to continue exploration work on the property throughout the year.

Also during the quarter the Company entered into a strategic agreement with CDH Investments, a leading Chinese private equity company, whereby CDH have acquired a 20% stake in the Company's Eastern Dragon project for a cash consideration of $40 million. Eastern Dragon has been on care and maintenance pending the receipt of outstanding permit approvals and it is anticipated that the participation of CDH will assist in advancing the project through to production.

Corporate Announcements

Wayne Lenton, an independent director of the Company since 1995, will be retiring from the Board of Directors and will not be re-standing for election at the Annual General Meeting on May 1, 2014. The Board and Company would like to thank Wayne for his years of service, dedication and commitment to the Company.

Eldorado welcomes Krista Muhr as Vice President, Investor Relations, effective June 1, 2014. Krista will be responsible for leading the Company's investor relations and corporate communications strategies. Krista has extensive senior level experience in the precious metals industry, most recently with Andean Resources Ltd. and Meridian Gold Corporation.

Nancy Woo, who has been invaluable to the Company since 2002 in her role as Vice President, Investor Relations, will be retiring effective June 1, 2014. The Company would like to thank Nancy for her enthusiasm and dedication over the past decade and wishes her well in future endeavors.

Conference Call

Eldorado will host a conference call on Friday, May 2 2014 to discuss the First Quarter 2014 Financial and Operating Results at 8:30am PDT (11:30am EDT). You may participate in the conference call by dialling 416-340-2219 in Toronto or 1-866-225-0198 toll free in North America and asking for the Eldorado Conference Call.

The call will be available on Eldorado's website: www.eldoradogold.com. A replay of the call will be available until May 9, 2014 by dialling 905-694-9451 in Toronto or 1-800-408-3053 toll free in North America and entering the Passcode: 6120025.

About Eldorado Gold

Eldorado is a leading low cost gold producer with mining, development and exploration operations in Turkey, China, Greece, Romania and Brazil. The Company's success to date is based on a low cost strategy, a highly skilled and dedicated workforce, safe and responsible operations, and long-term partnerships with the communities where they operate. Eldorado's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:ELD) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:EGO).

Certain of the statements made herein may contain forward-looking statements or information within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements and forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "believes" or the negatives thereof or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements or information herein include, but are not limited, to statements or information with respect to the Company's 2014 First Quarter Financial and Operating Results.

Forward-looking statements and forward-looking information by their nature are based on assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or information. We have made certain assumptions about the forward-looking statements and information, including assumptions about the legal restrictions regarding the payment of dividends by the Company; assumptions about the price of gold; anticipated costs and expenditures; estimated production, mineral reserves and metallurgical recoveries; financial position, reserves and resources and gold production; and the ability to achieve our goals. Although our management believes that the assumptions made and the expectations represented by such statements or information are reasonable, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements or information will prove to be accurate. Furthermore, should one or more of the risks, uncertainties or other factors materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described in forward-looking statements or information. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, among others, the following: gold price volatility; risks of not meeting production and cost targets; discrepancies between actual and estimated production, mineral reserves and resources and metallurgical recoveries; mining operational and development risk; litigation risks; regulatory restrictions, including environmental regulatory restrictions and liability; risks of sovereign investment and operating in foreign countries; currency fluctuations; speculative nature of gold exploration; global economic climate; dilution; share price volatility; competition; loss of key employees; additional funding requirements; and defective title to mineral claims or property, as well as those factors discussed in the sections entitled "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Information Form & Form 40-F dated March 28, 2014

There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements or information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements or information contained herein. Except as required by law, we do not expect to update forward-looking statements and information continually as conditions change and you are referred to the full discussion of the Company's business contained in the Company's reports filed with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada and the U.S.

Cautionary Note to US Investors Concerning Estimates of Proven and Probable Reserves

Note to U.S. Investors. While the terms "proven and probable reserves", are defined in the 2004 Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves as published by the Joint Ore Reserves Committee of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Australian Institute of Geoscientists and Minerals Council of Australia ("JORC"), they are not defined terms under standards in the United States and normally are not permitted to be used in reports and registration statements filed with the SEC. As such, information contained in this press release concerning descriptions of proven and probable reserves using the JORC standards may not be comparable to similar information made public by U.S. companies in SEC filings.

According to Glory, the information on Glory reserves are based on the JORC Code. Estimates of proven and probable reserves prepared in accordance with the JORC Code would not be materially different if prepared in accordance with the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (the "CIM") Definitional Standards on Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves adopted by the CIM Council.

ELDORADO GOLD
Q1 2014 Gold Production Highlights
(in US$)
First
Quarter
2014
First
Quarter
2013
Second
Quarter
2013
Third
Quarter
2013
Fourth
Quarter
2013
Gold Production
Ounces Sold 190,628 189,346 176,260 199,117 160,372
Ounces Produced1 196,523 163,768 183,971 204,620 168,842
Cash Operating Cost ($/oz)2,4 519 505 478 472 526
Total Cash Cost ($/oz)3,4 577 567 536 528 577
Realized Price ($/oz - sold) 1,299 1,622 1,382 1,338 1,264
Kişladağ Mine, Turkey
Ounces Sold 66,852 70,250 76,680 85,029 74,217
Ounces Produced 67,075 70,221 76,735 84,762 74,464
Tonnes to Pad 3,856,882 2,915,508 3,301,333 3,336,465 3,743,315
Grade (grams / tonne) 0.73 1.29 1.26 1.28 0.71
Cash Operating Cost ($/oz)4 456 334 327 324 370
Total Cash Cost ($/oz)3,4 473 359 348 343 384
Efemcukuru Mine, Turkey
Ounces Sold 27,647 50,291 25,187 26,410 19,231
Ounces Produced 26,969 19,856 26,289 23,438 21,235
Tonnes Milled 106,501 86,879 109,349 105,641 111,644
Grade (grams / tonne) 8.56 8.47 9.28 8.50 9.13
Cash Operating Cost ($/oz)4 526 582 519 551 696
Total Cash Cost ($/oz)3,4 547 619 537 568 700
Tanjianshan Mine, China
Ounces Sold 28,379 26,207 27,938 28,179 19,127
Ounces Produced 28,379 26,207 27,938 28,179 19,127
Tonnes Milled 263,609 247,061 273,065 285,406 258,526
Grade (grams / tonne) 3.44 3.74 3.50 3.40 3.25
Cash Operating Cost ($/oz)4 422 442 398 377 458
Total Cash Cost ($/oz)3,4 592 636 577 557 655
Jinfeng Mine, China
Ounces Sold 41,277 21,683 28,993 40,212 32,401
Ounces Produced 41,295 21,742 28,889 40,212 32,403
Tonnes Milled 364,987 351,901 336,707 363,798 360,142
Grade (grams / tonne) 4.00 2.43 3.33 3.66 3.51
Cash Operating Cost ($/oz) 4 626 832 757 684 719
Total Cash Cost ($/oz) 3,4 709 930 845 767 801
White Mountain Mine, China
Ounces Sold 26,473 20,915 17,462 19,287 15,396
Ounces Produced 26,473 20,915 17,462 19,287 15,396
Tonnes Milled 200,682 198,934 203,033 209,581 198,841
Grade (grams / tonne) 4.13 3.80 3.25 3.28 3.23
Cash Operating Cost ($/oz)4,5 607 634 742 713 748
Total Cash Cost ($/oz)3,4,5 646 679 781 751 786
Olympias, Greece
Ounces Sold - - - - -
Ounces Produced1 6,332 4,827 6,658 8,742 6,217
Tonnes Milled 144,522 89,112 116,972 185,012 161,461
Grade (grams / tonne) 3.08 3.97 3.80 3.19 2.78
Cash Operating Cost ($/oz)4 - - - - -
Total Cash Cost ($/oz)3,4 - - - - -
1 Ounces produced include production from tailings retreatment in Olympias.
2 Cost figures calculated in accordance with the Gold Institute Standard.
3 Cash Operating Costs, plus royalties and the cost of off-site administration.
4 Cash operating costs and total cash costs are non-IFRS measures. Please see our MD&A for an explanation and discussion of these.
Eldorado Gold Corporation
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars)
Note March 31,
2014
December 31,
2013
$ $
ASSETS
Current assets
Cash and cash equivalents 614,182 589,180
Term deposits 5,026 34,702
Restricted cash 262 262
Marketable securities 3,309 4,387
Accounts receivable and other 90,248 89,231
Inventories 229,523 244,042
942,550 961,804
Investment in associate 801 10,949
Deferred income tax assets 1,310 997
Restricted assets and other 43,605 37,330
Defined benefit pension plan 12,569 13,484
Property, plant and equipment 5,754,756 5,684,382
Goodwill 526,296 526,296
7,281,887 7,235,242
LIABILITIES & EQUITY
Current liabilities
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 185,454 211,406
Current debt 5 16,255 16,402
201,709 227,808
Debt 5 585,555 585,006
Other non-current liability 4 46,970 -
Asset retirement obligations 85,841 85,259
Deferred income tax liabilities 851,812 842,305
1,771,887 1,740,378
Equity
Share capital 6 5,314,813 5,314,589
Treasury stock (17,357) (10,953)
Contributed surplus 35,424 78,557
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (16,786) (17,056)
Deficit (118,597) (143,401)
Total equity attributable to shareholders of the Company 5,197,497 5,221,736
Attributable to non-controlling interests 312,503 273,128
5,510,000 5,494,864
7,281,887 7,235,242

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.

Approved on behalf of the Board of Directors

(Signed) Robert R. Gilmore Director
(Signed) Paul N. Wright Director
Eldorado Gold Corporation
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Income Statements
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars)
For the quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
$ $
Revenue
Metal sales 279,870 338,068
Cost of sales
Production costs 134,785 130,368
Depreciation and amortization 45,572 37,114
180,357 167,482
Gross profit 99,513 170,586
Exploration expenses 3,895 7,624
General and administrative expenses 15,844 16,486
Defined benefit pension plan expense 403 629
Share based payments 6,994 8,877
Foreign exchange gain (1,361) (102)
Operating profit 73,738 137,072
Loss on disposal of assets 6 36
Loss (gain) on marketable securities and other investments 772 (21)
Loss on investments in associates 102 909
Other expense (income) 784 (1,976)
Asset retirement obligation accretion 582 339
Interest and financing costs 8,405 10,501
Profit before income tax 63,087 127,284
Income tax expense 32,444 171,252
Profit (loss) for the period 30,643 (43,968)
Attributable to:
Shareholders of the Company 31,268 (45,463)
Non-controlling interests (625) 1,495
Profit (loss) for the period 30,643 (43,968)
Weighted average number of shares outstanding
Basic 716,217 714,504
Diluted 716,217 715,364
Earnings (loss) per share attributable to shareholders of the Company:
Basic earnings (loss) per share 0.04 (0.06)
Diluted earnings (loss) per share 0.04 (0.06)

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.

Eldorado Gold Corporation
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars except per share amounts)
For the quarter ended March 31, 2014 2013
$ $
Profit (loss) for the period 30,643 (43,968)
Other comprehensive income (loss):
Change in fair value of available-for-sale financial assets (489) (482)
Realized gain (loss) on disposal of available-for-sale financial assets 759 (17)
Total other comprehensive income (loss) for the period 270 (499)
Total comprehensive income (loss) for the period 30,913 (44,467)
Attributable to:
Shareholders of the Company 31,538 (45,962)
Non-controlling interests (625) 1,495
30,913 (44,467)

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.

Eldorado Gold Corporation
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars)
For the quarter ended March 31, Note 2014 2013
$ $
Cash flows generated from (used in):
Operating activities
Profit (loss) for the period 30,643 (43,968)
Items not affecting cash:
Asset retirement obligation accretion 582 339
Depreciation and amortization 45,572 37,114
Unrealized foreign exchange loss 384 121
Deferred income tax expense 9,196 135,888
Loss on disposal of assets 6 36
Loss on investments in associates 102 909
Loss (gain) on marketable securities and other investments 772 (21)
Share based payments 6,994 8,877
Defined benefit pension plan expense 403 629
94,654 139,924
Changes in non-cash working capital 9 (25,217) 27,168
69,437 167,092
Investing activities
Net cash used on acquisition of subsidiary 4 (30,318) -
Purchase of property, plant and equipment (80,430) (101,214)
Proceeds from the sale of property, plant and equipment 84 56
Proceeds on production from tailings retreatment 8,792 4,328
Proceeds from the sale of marketable securities 622 332
Funding of non-registered supplemental retirement plan investments, net - -
Investments in associates - (6,357)
Redemption of (investment in) term deposits 29,676 (158,927)
Decrease in restricted cash 26 (10)
(71,548) (261,792)
Financing activities
Issuance of common shares for cash - 1,422
Investment by non-controlling interest 4 40,000 -
Dividend paid to shareholders (6,464) (50,241)
Purchase of treasury stock (6,404) (6,294)
Long-term and bank debt proceeds 16,363 12,412
Long-term and bank debt repayments (16,382) (10,354)
Loan financing costs - (473)
27,113 (53,528)
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 25,002 (148,228)
Cash and cash equivalents - beginning of period 589,180 816,843
Cash and cash equivalents - end of period 614,182 668,615

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.

Eldorado Gold Corporation
Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Statements of Changes in Equity
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars)
For the quarter ended March 31, Note 2014 2013
$ $
Share capital
Balance beginning of period 5,314,589 5,300,957
Shares issued upon exercise of share options, for cash - 1,422
Transfer of contributed surplus on exercise of options - 716
Transfer of contributed surplus on exercise of deferred phantom units 224 -
Balance end of period 5,314,813 5,303,095
Treasury stock
Balance beginning of period (10,953) (7,445)
Purchase of treasury stock (6,404) (6,294)
Shares redeemed upon exercise of restricted share units - 1,432
Balance end of period (17,357) (12,307)
Contributed surplus
Balance beginning of period 78,557 65,382
Share based payments 6,715 8,593
Shares redeemed upon exercise of restricted share units - (1,432)
Recognition of other non-current liability and related costs 4 (49,624) -
Transfer to share capital on exercise of options and deferred phantom units (224) (716)
Balance end of period 35,424 71,827
Accumulated other comprehensive loss
Balance beginning of period (17,056) (24,535)
Other comprehensive loss for the period 270 (499)
Balance end of period (16,786) (25,034)
Retained earnings (deficit)
Balance beginning of period (143,401) 594,876
Dividends paid (6,464) (50,241)
Profit (loss) attributable to shareholders of the Company 31,268 (45,463)
Balance end of period (118,597) 499,172
Total equity attributable to shareholders of the Company 5,197,497 5,836,753
Non-controlling interests
Balance beginning of period 273,128 284,100
Profit (loss) attributable to non-controlling interests (625) 1,495
Increase during the period 4 40,000 -
Balance end of period 312,503 285,595
Total equity 5,510,000 6,122,348

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.

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