August 1, 2016

Market Update Quarter to 30 June 2016

Gemfields plc (AIM: GEM) is pleased to present an operational update for the three month period ending 30 June 2016, the fourth quarter of the financial year 2016. All figures are approximate and unaudited. Unless otherwise stated, the term “carats” includes both emerald and beryl in relation to the Kagem emerald mine, and both ruby and corundum in relation to the Montepuez ruby mine.