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									           Arafura Resources Limited (ARU) - Financial and Strategic Analysis

       Reference Code: GDNE56228FSA                                                                                    Publication Date: JUL 2010

       Level 5, 16 St Georges             Phone                                                           Revenue
                                                           +61 8 62107666                                                   1 (million AUD)
       Perth, WA                          Fax              +61 8 92217966                                 Net Profit        -13.68 (million AUD)
       6000                               Website                    Employees         6
       Australia                          Exchange         ARU [Australian Stock Exchange]                Industry          Nuclear Energy

      Company Overview
       Arafura Resources Limited (Arafura) is a mineral resource exploration company. The company was formerly known as Arafura
       Resources NL. Arafura principally engages in the field of mineral exploration and resource development of rare earths, phosphate
       and uranium. In addition, it explores for nickel, iron, vanadium and gold ores. The company’s prime focus is on Nolans project,
       which is a rare earths-phosphate-uranium project. Its other projects include Aileron/Reynolds, Hammer Hill project, Jervois,
       Kurinelli project and Mt Porter project.

      Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                  Title                  Arafura Resources Limited, SWOT Analysis
      Alistair James Stephens              Chief Executive Officer               Strengths                   Weaknesses

      Shasha Lu                            Director, China Operations
                                                                                 Diversified Mineral Exploration Weak Financial Performance
      Ian James Laurance                   Chairman                              Interests
      Ian John Kowalick                    Director                                                                  Low Return on Equity
                                                                                 Nolans Project – Premier Rare
      Stephen Ward                         Director                              Earths Project
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research

      Share Data                                                                 Opportunities                       Threats
      Arafura Resources Limited
       Share Price (AUD) as on 22-Jul-2010                                0.60   Joint Agreement with ECE            Additional Issues with
       EPS (AUD)                                                         -0.08
                                                                                 Strong Growth in HEV Market
       Market Cap (million AUD)                                           185                                        Risks involved in Mining of
                                                                                                                     Rare Earths
       Enterprise Value (million AUD)                                  
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