SouthGobi Resources Limited
TSX : SGQ
HKSE : 1878

SouthGobi Resources Limited

November 24, 2015 10:40 ET

SouthGobi Announces Agreement with CIC for Deferral of Cash Interest Payments

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Nov. 24, 2015) - SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX:SGQ)(HKSE:1878) (the "Company" or "SouthGobi") today announces the execution of a deferral agreement with China Investment Corporation ("CIC") for deferral of cash interest payments with below key terms:

  1. the Cash Interest payment originally due on May 22, 2015 and deferred to November 19, 2015 (the "2015 Half-Year Interest Payment") pursuant to the terms of the Deferral Agreement dated July 22, 2015 shall be due and payable as follows:

    1. U.S.$1,000,000 on November 19, 2015;

    2. U.S.$1,000,000 on December 19, 2015;

    3. U.S.$1,000,000 on January 19, 2016;

    4. U.S.$1,000,000 on February 19, 2016;

    5. U.S.$1,000,000 on March 19, 2016;

    6. U.S.$1,000,000 on April 19, 2016; and

    7. U.S.$2,000,000 on May 18, 2016;

  2. the Cash Interest payment due on November 19, 2015 (the "2015 Issue Date Anniversary Cash Interest Payment") shall be due and payable in cash on May 18, 2016;

  3. the Deferral Fee (as defined in the Deferral Agreement dated July 22, 2015) payment due on November 19, 2015 (the "2015 Deferral Fee Payment") shall be due and payable in cash on May 18, 2016; and

  4. as consideration for the above deferrals, the Company agrees to pay CIC a deferral fee at a rate of 6.4% per annum on the above deferred payments.

About SouthGobi

SouthGobi, listed on the Toronto and Hong Kong stock exchanges, is focused on exploration and development of its metallurgical and thermal coal deposits in Mongolia's South Gobi Region. It has a 100% shareholding in SouthGobi Sands LLC, a Mongolian registered company that holds the mining and exploration licences in Mongolia and operates the flagship Ovoot Tolgoi coal mine. Ovoot Tolgoi produces and sells coal to customers in China.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

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