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SouthGobi Resources subsidiary receives court summons

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SouthGobi Resources Ltd’s subsidiary, Inner Mongolia SouthGobi Energy Co., Ltd (IMSGE), has received a court summons from the Ejinaqi People’s Court of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China dated 13 September 2018 in relation to a dispute over certain coal sales contracts with Jiayuguan Xiyuan Trading Co., Ltd., a former customer of IMSGE.

According to the summons, Xiyuan has applied to the Ejinaqi Court claiming that IMSGE should repay a sum of approximately US$2.83 million to Xiyuan, comprised of approximately US$2.78 million of coal prepayments and approximately US$43 800 dollars of interest. Xiyuan also claimed Ejinaqi Fulemeng Energy Industry Co., Ltd. for joint liability of the above sums as it was alleged as an agent for IMSGE to receive coal prepayment and deliver coal on behalf of IMSGE.

A court hearing has been scheduled on 10 October 2018 regarding this matter.

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