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Highlights

Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick) is an international gold mining company. The company carries out exploration and mining of gold. In addition to this, the company also produces copper from the Zaldivar and Lumwana mines, and holds interests in a nickel development project in Africa, a copper-gold project in Pakistan and oil and gas properties in Canada. The company has its presence in North America, South America, Africa and Australia Pacific. Barrick holds a portfolio of operating mines and projects in Canada, the US, Dominican Republic, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Pakistan, Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Peru and Tanzania. Barrick is headquartered at Toronto, Canada.

Barrick Gold Corporation Key Recent Developments

May 24, 2013: Barrick Gold To Pay $16m Fine For Environmental Violations At Pascua Lama Project In Chile
May 08, 2013: Goldcorp Provides Update On Amendments To Pueblo Viejo Special Lease Agreement
Apr 10, 2013: Barrick Gold To Suspend Construction On Chilean Side Of Pascua-Lama Project
Feb 18, 2013: Fluor Wins New Mining Work Contract From Barrick Gold For Pascua-Lama Mining Site
Jan 15, 2013: Goldcorp Declares Commercial Production At Pueblo Viejo Mine In Dominican Republic

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Table Of Contents

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Barrick Gold Corporation - Key Facts 5
Barrick Gold Corporation - Key Employees 6
Barrick Gold Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7
Barrick Gold Corporation - Major Products and Services 8
Barrick Gold Corporation - History 9
Barrick Gold Corporation - Company Statement 11
Barrick Gold Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14
Joint Venture 15
Section 2 - Company Analysis 16
Barrick Gold Corporation - Business Description 16
Barrick Gold Corporation - Corporate Strategy 18
Barrick Gold Corporation - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Barrick Gold Corporation - Strengths 19
Strength - Operational Mines 19
Strength - Significant Reserve Base 19
Strength - Geographical Presence 19
Barrick Gold Corporation - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Increasing Debt 19
Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position 20
Barrick Gold Corporation - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Gold 20
Opportunity - New Projects 20
Opportunity - Rising Copper Demand 20
Barrick Gold Corporation - Threats 20
Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations 20
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Operational Risk 21
Barrick Gold Corporation - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 - Company's, Oil and Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 28
Barrick Gold Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 28
Barrick Gold Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 29
Barrick Gold Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 31
Barrick Gold Corporation, Recent Developments 31
May 24, 2013: Barrick Gold To Pay $16m Fine For Environmental Violations At Pascua Lama Project In Chile 31
May 08, 2013: Goldcorp Provides Update On Amendments To Pueblo Viejo Special Lease Agreement 31
Apr 10, 2013: Barrick Gold To Suspend Construction On Chilean Side Of Pascua-Lama Project 32
Feb 18, 2013: Fluor Wins New Mining Work Contract From Barrick Gold For Pascua-Lama Mining Site 32
Jan 15, 2013: Goldcorp Declares Commercial Production At Pueblo Viejo Mine In Dominican Republic 33
Nov 11, 2012: Barrick Gold Halts Pre-stripping Activities At Pascua-Lama Project In Chile 33
Nov 08, 2012: Central Iron Ore's Drilling Demonstrates High-grade Gold Intercepts At South Darlot Gold Project 33
Nov 05, 2012: Silver Wheaton Announces Q3 2012 Production Results 35
Nov 01, 2012: Barric Gold Reports Revenue Of $3.4 Billion In Q3 2012 36
Sep 20, 2012: Barrick Gold Halts Operations At Pierina Mine In Peru 36
Section 6 - Appendix 37
Methodology 37
Ratio Definitions 37
About GlobalData 41
Contact Us 41
Disclaimer 41



List of Tables

Barrick Gold Corporation, Key Facts 5
Barrick Gold Corporation, Key Employees 6
Barrick Gold Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 7
Barrick Gold Corporation, Major Products and Services 8
Barrick Gold Corporation, History 9
Barrick Gold Corporation, Other Locations 14
Barrick Gold Corporation, Subsidiaries 15
Barrick Gold Corporation, Joint Venture 15
Barrick Gold Corporation, Key Competitors 22
Barrick Gold Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 23
Barrick Gold Corporation, Annual Ratios 23
Barrick Gold Corporation, Interim Ratios 26
Barrick Gold Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 28
Barrick Gold Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 29
Barrick Gold Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30
Currency Codes 37
Capital Market Ratios 37
Equity Ratios 38
Profitability Ratios 38
Cost Ratios 39
Liquidity Ratios 39
Leverage Ratios 40
Efficiency Ratios 40



List of Figures

Barrick Gold Corporation, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012) 25
Barrick Gold Corporation, Ratio Charts 27
Barrick Gold Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2007 to YTD 2013 28
Barrick Gold Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2007 to YTD 2013 29

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