Goldcorp Inc.
TSX : G
NYSE : GG

Goldcorp Inc.

August 17, 2007 13:51 ET

Goldcorp Reports Minimal Investment in Canadian Asset Backed Securities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2007) -

All figures in US dollars.

GOLDCORP INC. (TSX:G)(NYSE:GG) today reported that approximately $14 million of its $600 million in cash and cash equivalents is invested in a Canadian Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Fund, representing 2% of its overall cash and cash equivalent investments. The fund, whose liquidity lender is the Bank of Nova Scotia, is accorded the highest rating (R-1 (high)) available from the Dominion Bond Rating Service. The Company does not consider its investment in this fund at risk. All of the Company's cash and equivalents are invested in funds carrying the highest possible investment grade as determined by leading rating agencies.

Goldcorp is one of the world's lowest-cost and fastest growing multi-million ounce gold producers with operations throughout the Americas. Its gold production remains 100% unhedged.

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