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Silvercorp Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- Silvercorp Metals Inc. (TSX:SVM)(NYSE:SVM) ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") today reported its unaudited financial and operating results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2012 ("Q3 Fiscal 2013").

This earnings release should be read in conjunction with the Company's Management Discussion & Analysis, Financial Statements and Notes to Financial Statements for the corresponding period, which have been posted on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and are also available on the Company's website at www.silvercorp.ca. All figures are in United States dollars unless otherwise stated.


THIRD QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS

--  Silver production of 1.52 million ounces; 
--  Gold production of 5,676 ounces; 
--  Sales of $58.7 million; 
--  Adjusted net income of $14.9 million, or $0.09 per share; 
--  Cash flow from operations of $27.8 million, or $0.16 per share; 
--  Cash cost of negative $0.17 per ounce of silver at the Ying Mining
    District; 
--  Payment of $4.3 million, or CAD$0.025 per share, in quarterly dividends
    to shareholders; 
--  Reported high grade silver-lead-zinc intercepts from the SGX mine and
    the GC project. 

FINANCIALS

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, net income attributable to equity holders of the Company was $5.2 million or $0.03 per share, which includes a $9.6 million non-cash accounting charge to write down the Company's investment in an associate company to reflect its current share price. Adjusted net income was $14.9 million, or $0.09 per share. Adjusted net income excludes non-recurring or unusual non-operational items and acts as a supplemental financial measure that provides a more complete assessment of the Company's net income for the period. In the quarter ended December 31, 2011 ("Q3 Fiscal 2012"), the Company reported net income of $20 million or $0.12 per share. There were no adjustments to net income of the prior periods.

When compared to net income of $9.5 million in the second quarter of Fiscal 2013, adjusted net income in the current quarter increased by $5.4 million or 56%, as a result of increased metal production and sales, and a higher realized silver price.

For the current quarter, the Company realized sales of $58.7 million compared to $61.9 million in Q3 Fiscal 2012. The decrease in sales was primarily due to lower base metal production compared to Q3 Fiscal 2012 and was partially offset by additional gold revenues from the BYP mine. During the quarter, the Company sold 1.52 million ounces of silver and 5,676 ounces of gold, compared to 1.55 million ounces of silver and 2,879 ounces of gold in Q3 Fiscal 2012.

Cost of sales in Q3 Fiscal 2013 was $21.2 million compared to $18.3 million in Q3 Fiscal 2012 and included cash costs of $17.1 million compared to $14.5 million in Q3 Fiscal 2012. The increase in cost of sales was primarily due to a 31% increase in ore production, offset by a reduction in overall production cost, which included mining, shipping and milling costs, from $84.90 per tonne to $83.11 per tonne in Q3 Fiscal 2013.

Gross profit margin in Q3 Fiscal 2013 was 64%, compared to 70% in Q3 Fiscal 2012.

Cash flow from operations in Q3 Fiscal 2013 was $27.8 million or $0.16 per share, compared to $31.6 million, or $0.18 per share, in Q3 Fiscal 2012.

For the nine months ended December 31, 2012, net income was $20.9 million or $0.12 per share with adjusted net income of $30.5 million or $0.18 per share, compared to net income of $64.1 million or $0.37 per share, in the same prior year period. During the same comparative periods, sales were $148.5 million compared to $193.7 million, cost of sales was $56.7 million compared to $46.8 million, which resulted in a gross profit margin of 62% compared to 76%. Cash flow from operations was $71.0 million compared to $100.7 million in the same comparative periods. The overall decrease in net income compared to the prior year was mainly due to (i) lower silver price; in the current nine month period, net realized silver price was $23.76 per ounce, which is $4.70 lower compared to net realized silver price of $28.46 per ounce in the same prior year period; (ii) a decrease in base metal production as 54.5 million pounds of lead and zinc were produced in the current nine month period compared to $69.0 million pounds of lead and zinc in the prior year; and (iii) higher overall production costs as more ore was processed.

OPERATIONS

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, on a consolidated basis, the Company produced 1.52 million ounces of silver, 5,676 ounces of gold, 16.4 million pounds of lead and 4.0 million pounds of zinc, compared to 1.55 million ounces of silver, 2,879 ounces of gold, 21.0 million pounds of lead and 3.5 million pounds of zinc in Q3 Fiscal 2012.

Compared to production in the second quarter of Fiscal 2013, the Company produced 233,000 ounces more silver in Q3 Fiscal 2013 which was attributable to a 15% increase in ore mined and processed.

For the nine months ended December 31, 2012, on a consolidated basis, the Company produced 4.03 million ounces of silver, 10,810 ounces of gold, 44.1 million pounds of lead and 10.5 million pounds of zinc, compared to 4.52 million ounces of silver, 6,785 ounces of gold, 58.1 million pounds of lead and 10.9 million pounds of zinc, respectively, in the same prior year period.

1. Ying Mining District, Henan Province, China

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company mined 236,694 tonnes of ore at the Ying Mining District, an increase of 36%, compared to 174,077 tonnes in Q3 Fiscal 2012. During the quarter, metal production totalled 1.51 million ounces of silver, 1,285 ounces of gold, 15.6 million pounds of lead and 3.2 million pounds of zinc, compared to 1.54 million ounces of silver, 926 ounces of gold, 20.6 million pounds of lead and 3.5 million pounds of zinc in Q3 Fiscal 2012. By increasing ore production, the Company achieved comparable silver production compared to the same quarter last year. Compared with Q2 Fiscal 2013, silver production increased by 18% in Q3 Fiscal 2013.

Head grades were 222 grams per tonne ("g/t") for silver, 3.2% for lead and 1.0% for zinc, compared to 296 g/t for silver, 5.5% for lead and 1.4% for zinc in the same quarter last year. The lower head grades were a result of the reduction in the cut-off grade for the Ying Mining District, following the recommendation in the 2012 National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") Technical Report.

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, total and cash mining costs per tonne were $64.47 and $54.92 compared to $70.23 and $55.92 in Q3 Fiscal 2012, respectively. The decrease in total and cash mining costs is attributable to the increase in tonnes of ore produced during the current quarter as the lower cut-off grade allowed for the increase in shrinkage mining.

For the nine months ended December 31, 2012, the Company mined 623,523 tonnes of ore at the Ying Mining District, and produced 4.01 million ounces of silver, 3,352 ounces of gold, 42.8 million pounds of lead, and 9.6 million pounds of zinc, compared to 526,825 tonnes of ore and production of 4.51 million ounces of silver, 2,629 ounces of gold, 57.7 million pounds of lead, and 10.9 million pounds of zinc in the same prior year period. Head grades were 224 g/t for silver, 3.4% for lead, and 1.1% for zinc compared to 290 g/t for silver, 5.2% for lead and 1.4% for zinc, over the same period last year.

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, a total of 226,764 tonnes of ore were milled, an increase of 29% compared to 175,394 tonnes in Q3 Fiscal 2012. The cash milling cost per tonne decreased 15% from $14.76 in Q3 Fiscal 2012 to $12.61 in Q3 Fiscal 2013, and is attributable to the increase in tonnes of ore milled during the current quarter. For the nine months ended December 31, 2012, a total of 616,389 tonnes of ore were milled compared to 530,485 tonnes in the same prior year period. Over the same comparative period, the cash milling cost per tonne was $12.92 compared to $13.43.

Total and cash costs per ounce of silver in Q3 Fiscal 2013 for the Ying Mining District were $1.52 and negative $0.17, compared to negative $2.67 and negative $4.64, in Q3 Fiscal 2012, respectively. For the nine months ended December 31, 2012, total and cash costs per ounce of silver were $1.66 and negative $0.26, compared to negative $3.52 and negative $5.28, in the same prior year period, respectively. The increase in total and cash costs per ounce of silver was due to higher production costs and a decrease in by-product metal credits.

The operational results for the past five quarters at the Ying Mining District are summarized in the table below:


Quarterly opertional results - Ying Mining District

                            Q3 2013   Q2 2013   Q1 2013   Q4 2012   Q3 2012
                          31-Dec-12 30-Sep-12 30-Jun-12 31-Mar-12 31-Dec-11
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Ore Mined (tonne)                                                          
  Direct Smelting Ore                                                      
   (tonne)                    2,334     2,442     2,250     2,761     4,151
  Stockpiled Ore (tonne)    234,360   203,369   178,768   132,986   169,926
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                            236,694   205,811   181,018   135,747   174,077
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Run of Mine Ore (tonne)                                                    
  Direct Smelting Ore                                                      
   (tonne)                    2,334     2,442     2,250     2,761     4,151
  Ore Milled (tonne)        224,430   200,728   184,205   133,848   171,243
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                            226,764   203,170   186,455   136,609   175,394
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Metal Sales                                                                
  Silver (in thousands of                                                  
   ounces)                    1,508     1,277     1,223     1,082     1,542
  Gold (in thousands of                                                    
   ounces)                      1.3       1.3       0.8       1.0       1.0
  Lead (in thousands of                                                    
   pounds)                   15,642    13,403    13,713    14,668    20,551
  Zinc (in thousands of                                                    
   pounds)                    3,231     3,412     2,974     2,637     3,525
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Head Grade of Run of Mine                                                  
 Ore                                                                       
  Silver (gram/tonne)           222       224       227       275       296
  Lead (%)                      3.2       3.4       3.6       5.2       5.5
  Zinc (%)                      1.0       1.2       1.1       1.4       1.4
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Recovery Rate of Run of                                                    
 Mine Ore                                                                  
  Silver (%)                   93.3      92.7      91.7      93.2      93.3
  Lead (%)                     95.1      94.3      94.0      96.4      96.4
  Zinc (%)                     70.4      69.6      63.0      64.6      67.7
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Cash Mining Cost ($ per                                                    
 tonne)                       54.92     53.27     55.47     57.62     55.92
Total Mining Costs($ per                                                   
 tonne)                       64.47     62.56     69.02     73.52     70.23
Cash Milling Cost ($ per                                                   
 tonne)                       12.61     12.12     14.17     16.84     14.76
Total Milling Cost ($ per                                                  
 tonne)                       14.20     13.84     16.05     19.40     16.42
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Cash Cost per Ounce of                                                     
 Silver ($)                   (0.17)    (0.74)     0.16     (4.22)    (4.64)
Total Production Cost per                                                  
 Ounce of Silver ($)           1.52      1.05      2.49     (1.84)    (2.67)
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2. BYP Mine, Hunan Province, China

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company mined 35,558 tonnes of ore at the BYP mine with a gold head grade of 3.7 g/t compared to 41,197 tonnes and a gold head grade of 2.3 g/t in Q3 Fiscal 2012. During the quarter, 4,309 ounces of gold were sold at a cash cost per ounce of gold of $266 compared to 1,841 ounces of gold sold at cash cost per ounce of gold of $547 in the same period last year. In Q3 Fiscal 2013, total and cash mining costs per tonne were $70.48 per tonne and $24.72 per tonne compared to $40.27 and $19.36 in Q3 Fiscal 2012, respectively.

DEVELOPMENT AND EXPLORATION

1. Ying Mining District, Henan Province, China

SGX (Ying) Mine

As at the end of Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company had completed a total of 1,670 metres ("m") of ramp development as part of a 5,200m ramp at the SGX mine. The ramp is designed to follow the main S7-1 and S8 veins from the 450m elevation to the 150m elevation and then bottom at the zero metre elevation, where it will be connected to three existing vertical blind shafts to provide ventilation and access. The Company expects to complete construction of the ramp in calendar year 2015. As construction progresses, the ramp is expected to increase production capacity at the SGX mine starting from the second quarter of Fiscal 2014.

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company also developed 8,800m of horizontal tunnels and completed 20,500m of underground drilling at the SGX mine.

During the quarter, to support the ongoing expansion work at the SGX mine, the Company has completed the design work for a new 5,000 square metre ("m2") surface facility which will include offices and dormitories. Construction is expected to commence in March 2013.

LM Mine and LM Mine West ("LM West")

At the LM mine, tunnel development on five mining levels continued and new stopes at both the 750m elevation and the 700m elevation were put into production during the quarter which contributed to the increase in ore mined.

At the end of Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company completed a total of 1,482m of the development work for a 4,800m access ramp at the LM West. The ramp was collared at the 980m elevation and is designed to provide access to veins LM7, LM8, LM10, LM11, LM12, LM13 at the northern end of LM West and veins LM14, LM16, and LM17 at the southern end of LM West. The upper portion of the ramp has already been connected to existing tunnels at LM West resulting in improved tunnel ventilation and hauling capacity.

At LM West, Shaft 969 is on schedule to become operational in the coming quarter and is expected to commence ore production during the third quarter of Fiscal 2014. Once Shaft 969 and the access ramp and all of the mining levels are completed down to the 500m elevation at LM West in Fiscal 2015, the combined production capacity of the LM and LM West mines is expected to be 300,000 tonnes of ore per year.

To support the expansion in operations at the LM mine and LM West, the Company expects to commence construction of a 3,000m2 surface facility, including offices and a dormitory building during the next quarter.

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company also developed 4,900m of decline and horizontal tunnels and completed 13,800m of underground drilling at the LM mine and LM West.

TLP Mine

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company developed over 5,200m of horizontal tunnels and completed 8,100m of underground drilling during the quarter.

HPG Mine

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company developed over 3,100m of decline and horizontal tunnels and completed 4,600m of underground drilling.

Adoption of the Shrinkage Mining Method

As reported in the prior quarter, following a reduction in the cut-off grades for the Ying Mining District Resource, as per the recommendation of the 2012 NI 43-101 Technical Report prepared by AMC Consultants, the Company has begun to gradually reduce the use of the re-suing method and increase the use of the shrinkage method for mining. This change is expected to increase ore production and lower the cost of extraction per tonne thus increasing cost efficiencies at the Ying Mining District. The Company adopted this mining strategy in October 2012 and implementation will gradually occur over the next six months.

To successfully implement the new mining method, an intensive infill drill program was initiated to more clearly define the ore body boundaries, as they can no longer be visually identified by the occurrences of lead and zinc sulfide as practiced previously (since the elevated silver content occurring in alteration rocks does not contain visually identifiable galena) and as such need to be identified using assay results.

2. GC Project, Guangdong Province, China

The Company continued to make progress with the development of the GC project towards production.

As at the end of Q3 Fiscal 2013, 476m of the 618m main shaft was completed. The shaft is expected to reach its designed elevation of -370m in the second quarter of Fiscal 2014. Installation of the hoist system, including hoist tower, for the shaft is expected to be completed by the beginning of Fiscal 2015.

In Fiscal 2014, the Company will use the main ramp and the exploration ramp access for mining. The main access ramp is now 91% complete with a cumulative total of 2,011m of the 2,210m ramp having been developed as at the end of the current quarter. Development for mining stopes through the main ramp along the V2 vein has accessed at the 10m elevation of the V2 veins through cross-cut tunnels. The Company is assessing the most suitable mining method amendable to the V2 vein as recent infill drilling has indicated that the V2 vein's true width can be more than 30m.

As of the end of the quarter, 1,334m of the 4,600m exploration ramp was completed. Once the exploration ramp is completed, it will provide access to all known veins within a horizontal distance of 250m. The exploration ramp has accessed the V9, V9-1, V9W-1 and V9W-2 vein groups at the 100m, 50m and 0m elevations through cross-cut already. The exploration ramp is expected to cut through the V2 vein at -50m elevation by March 2013. The exploration ramp has also connected to the main ramp at the 100m and 0m elevations, and connected to the main shaft at the 100m elevation to provide ventilation and safety exit.

The construction of the 1,600 tonne per day ("t/d") floatation mill had been completed. The Company will commence trial production after the Chinese New Year Holiday, which ends before the end of February 2013. The trial runs, which are expected to last several months, will fine tune the mill circuit to achieve the desired metallurgical recovery rates for silver, lead, zinc, tin, and sulphur in concentrates. The construction of the dry stack tailings storage facility and the related safety and environmental protection facilities is expected to be completed by the end of March 2013.

During the 2012 calendar year, the construction of the mill and underground development work at the GC project was constrained by insufficient power supply. The construction of a new power supply system, consisting of a 5.8 kilometre power line, a 110 KV substation, and a 10KV safety back-circuit began in late September 2012 to provide sufficient power to the site. By the end of the current quarter, construction of the new power supply system was complete and it has passed an inspection by local utility authorities. Since then, power at the GC project has been supplied through this new system, which has sufficient capacity to even support production expansion in the future.

In August 2012, the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") of China introduced a new state regulation, FaGaiTouZi (2012) No. 2492, which was implemented by the Guangdong Provincial government during the quarter. According to the new regulation, all major capital asset investment projects in China are subject to a Social Impact and Stability Assessment ("SISA") review. Accordingly, the Company has engaged a qualified Chinese engineering firm, Guangdong Metallurgical and Architectural Design Institute ("GMADI") to complete a SISA Review report. The report has gone through a local community consultation and has received a positive review by an independent qualified panel commissioned by local authorities. The Company will submit the report to the NDRC of Guangdong Province for final approval and filing after the Chinese New Year.

To achieve formal commercial production, the Company is required to pass a series of regulatory inspections to ensure it has complied with safety and environmental protection requirements, described in the previously submitted reports to regulators. Those reports include the Mine Design and its related Safety Measures and Facilities Report ("MDSMF"), Environmental Assessment Study Report, Soil Conservation Report, and Tailings Storage Facility Safety Measures Report.

The Administration of Work Safety of Guangdong Province ("AWSGP") shall perform a MDSMF inspection, which is expected to focus on areas of rock stability and treatment, the ventilation system, water sunk and pump station, underground power supply system, and safety escape system. As subsequent improvements were made during mine development to adapt to actual underground rock conditions, the Company may be required to modify the MDSMF and re-submit to AWSGP. Accordingly, the Company has engaged GMADI to conduct a review and comparison of the completed mine development work with the original MDSMF, in order to identify and re-submit any required modifications. Once the final inspection is completed by the AWSGP, a Safety Production Permit shall then be granted. The Company expects to complete the required Phase One MDSMF and pass the inspection by the second quarter of Fiscal 2014.

The Company is also required to pass an environmental protection facility inspection by the Guangdong Department of Environment Protection. The construction of the required environmental protection facilities for the mill, mine, tailings storage, as well as implementation of soil conservation measures is well underway. The Company expects to complete the construction of these facilities and pass the inspection by the end of April 2013.

Prior to passing these inspections and the commencement of commercial production, trial mining production and trial processing at the mill will commence after the Chinese New Year holiday.

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company completed 6,600m of diamond drilling using five underground drill rigs and two surface drill rigs currently on site at the GC project. During the quarter, exploration, mine development, mill and facility construction expenditures at the GC project were $18.5 million, with development expenditure of the project now totalling $58.5 million as of the end this quarter. The cost of building the GC mine and mill is expected to be within the original budget of approximately US$70 million.

3. BYP Mine, Hunan Province, China

In Q3 Fiscal 2013, the Company continued with the installation of shaft equipment and construction of the head frame for the 265m deep shaft. Once completed, this shaft which will facilitate mining of the #3 gold mineralization body and the #5 zinc and lead ore body. In addition, the construction of a 1,500 t/d tailings-backfill facility is expected to be completed in the first quarter of Fiscal 2014.

4. X Mines, Henan Province, China

At the X mines (the XHP and XBG projects), the construction of two declines is currently underway with completion expected in the first quarter of Fiscal 2014. During the quarter, approximately 1,300m of tunneling and 6,300m of diamond drilling were also completed at the X mines.

The X mines will continue to focus on an exploration program that will include surface and underground mapping and systematic sampling as well as surface and underground diamond drilling, with the goal of defining an initial NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource. Exploration and mine development at the X mines will be partially supported from cash flows generated from limited development ore and existing ore stockpiles.

5. RZY Project, Qinghai Province, China

In December 2012, the Company signed a binding letter of agreement to sell its interest in the RZY project to New Pacific Metals Corp. through the sale of 80% interest of its wholly owned subsidiary Fortress Mining Inc. and its 82% Qinghai Found Mining Co., Ltd. for a cash consideration of $3.5 million. The transaction is pending approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange.

6. Silvertip Project, British Columbia, Canada

The Company is in the process of preparing a Small Mine Permit application to be submitted to the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines. A Small Mine Permit will allow a 75,000 tonnes per year mining operation.

CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST INFORMATION

An investor conference call will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 8 a.m. Pacific Time (11 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss the results. Participants may join the call by dialing 1-866-226-1793 toll-free or 1-416-340-2218 for calls outside of Canada and the U.S. Members of the media are invited to attend on a listen-only basis.

A live audio webcast of the conference call, together with supporting presentation slides, will be available on the home page of the Company's website, www.silvercorp.ca. The webcast will be archived and available on the Company's website for up to one year.

An audio replay will be available until February 21, 2013 by calling 1-800-408-3053 toll free or 1-905-694-9451 for calls outside Canada and the U.S. and entering pass code 9248269.

About Silvercorp

Silvercorp is a low-cost silver-producing Canadian mining company with multiple mines in China which has paid a cash dividend since 2007. The Company is currently developing the GC project in southern China which it expects will become its next operating mine in 2013. The Company's vision is to deliver shareholder value by focusing on the acquisition of under developed projects with resource potential and the ability to grow organically. For more information, please visit our website at www.silvercorp.ca.

CAUTIONARY DISCLAIMER - FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Certain of the statements and information in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian provincial securities laws. Any statements or information that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, using words or phrases such as "expects", "is expected", "anticipates", "believes", "plans", "projects", "estimates", "assumes", "intends", "strategies", "targets", "goals", "forecasts", "objectives", "budgets", "schedules", "potential" or variations thereof or stating that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved, or the negative of any of these terms and similar expressions) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking statements or information. Forward-looking statements or information relate to, among other things: the price of silver and other metals; the accuracy of mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates at the Company's material properties; the sufficiency of the Company's capital to finance the Company's operations; estimates of the Company's revenues and capital expenditures; estimated production from the Company's mines in the Ying Mining Camp; timing of receipt of permits and regulatory approvals; availability of funds from production to finance the Company's operations; and access to and availability of funding for future construction, use of proceeds from any financing and development of the Company's properties.

Forward-looking statements or information are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements or information, including, without limitation, risks relating to: fluctuating commodity prices; calculation of resources, reserves and mineralization and precious and base metal recovery; interpretations and assumptions of mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates; exploration and development programs; feasibility and engineering reports; permits and licences; title to properties; First Nations title claims and rights; property interests; joint venture partners; acquisition of commercially mineable mineral rights; financing; recent market events and conditions; economic factors affecting the Company; timing, estimated amount, capital and operating expenditures and economic returns of future production; integration of future acquisitions into the Company's existing operations; competition; operations and political conditions; regulatory environment in China and Canada; environmental risks; foreign exchange rate fluctuations; insurance; risks and hazards of mining operations; key personnel; conflicts of interest; dependence on management; internal control over financial reporting as per the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; and bringing actions and enforcing judgments under U.S. securities laws.

This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect any of the Company's forward-looking statements or information. Forward-looking statements or information are statements about the future and are inherently uncertain, and actual achievements of the Company or other future events or conditions may differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements or information due to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other factors, including, without limitation, those referred to in the Company's Annual Information Form for the year ended March 31, 2012 under the heading "Risk Factors". Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated, described or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or information.

The Company's forward-looking statements and information are based on the assumptions, beliefs, expectations and opinions of management as of the date of this press release, and other than as required by applicable securities laws, the Company does not assume any obligation to update forward-looking statements and information if circumstances or management's assumptions, beliefs, expectations or opinions should change, or changes in any other events affecting such statements or information. For the reasons set forth above, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information.


SILVERCORP METALS INC.
Condensed Consolidated Interim Balance Sheets
(Unaudited) (Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars)

                                                    December 31,   March 31,
                                                           2012        2012
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ASSETS                                                                     
Current Assets                                                             
  Cash and cash equivalents                            $ 69,018   $ 109,960
  Short-term investments                                 61,290      44,551
  Accounts receivable                                     2,619      12,904
  Inventories                                             7,771       7,006
  Due from related parties                                  104         679
  Prepaids and deposits                                   4,460       5,210
  Assets held for sale                                    3,355           -
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                                                        148,617     180,310
                                                                           
Non-current Assets                                                         
  Long term prepaids and deposits                         1,911       6,015
  Investment in an associate                              6,626      15,872
  Other investments                                      41,240      45,757
  Plant and equipment                                    97,280      68,788
  Mineral rights and properties                         304,358     258,521
  Deferred income tax assets                                  -         171
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TOTAL ASSETS                                          $ 600,032   $ 575,434
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LIABILITIES AND EQUITY                                                     
Current Liabilities                                                        
  Accounts payable and accrued liabilities             $ 36,127    $ 23,590
  Deposits received                                       6,931       7,268
  Dividends payable                                       4,291       4,271
  Income tax payable                                      4,661       5,082
  Liabilities held for sale                                  71           -
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                                                         52,081      40,211
                                                                           
Non-current Liabilities                                                    
  Deferred income tax liabilities                        23,353      19,991
  Environmental rehabilitation                            4,535       4,400
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Total Liabilities                                        79,969      64,602
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Equity                                                                     
  Share capital                                         233,030     232,678
  Share option reserve                                    7,593       5,552
  Reserves                                               24,717      24,717
  Accumulated other comprehensive income                 25,073      25,285
  Retained earnings                                     153,660     145,580
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Total equity attributable to the equity holders of                         
 the Company                                            444,073     433,812
                                                                           
Non-controlling interests                                75,990      77,020
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Total Equity                                            520,063     510,832
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TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY                          $ 600,032   $ 575,434
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SILVERCORP METALS INC.
Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Income
(Unaudited) (Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars, except for per share
 figures) 

                                 Three Months Ended       Nine Months Ended
                                        December 31,            December 31,
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                                   2012        2011        2012        2011
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Sales                          $ 58,717    $ 61,876   $ 148,475   $ 193,650
Cost of sales                    21,241      18,326      56,681      46,820
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Gross profit                     37,476      43,550      91,794     146,830
                                                                           
General and administrative        6,445       6,681      19,482      19,082
General exploration and                                                    
 property investigation           1,345         449       3,198       3,450
Other taxes                         854         953       2,502       3,130
Foreign exchange (gain)                                                    
 loss                              (697)        451        (332)       (309)
Loss (gain) on disposal of                                                 
 plant and equipment                 60          (5)         85         248
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Income from operations           29,469      35,021      66,859     121,229
                                                                           
Share of loss in associate          (42)       (137)       (231)        (45)
Impairment on associate          (9,640)          -      (9,640)          -
Write down of inventories             -           -        (348)          -
(Loss) gain on investments          (78)      1,543        (671)       (286)
Other income                        214       1,316         382       1,617
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Income before finance items                                                
 and income taxes                19,923      37,743      56,351     122,515
                                                                           
Finance income                      999         936       2,841       2,716
Finance costs                       (24)        (22)        (69)        (68)
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Income before income taxes       20,898      38,657      59,123     125,163
                                                                           
Income tax expense               10,267      11,631      25,471      37,991
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Net income                     $ 10,631    $ 27,026    $ 33,652    $ 87,172
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Attributable to:                                                           
  Equity holders of the                                                    
   Company                      $ 5,236    $ 20,025    $ 20,850    $ 64,138
  Non-controlling interests       5,395       7,001      12,802      23,034
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                               $ 10,631    $ 27,026    $ 33,652    $ 87,172
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Earnings per share                                                         
 attributable to the equity                                                
 holders of the Company                                                    
Basic earnings per share         $ 0.03      $ 0.12      $ 0.12      $ 0.37
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Diluted earnings per share       $ 0.03      $ 0.12      $ 0.12      $ 0.37
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Weighted Average Number of                                                 
 Shares Outstanding - Basic 170,748,449 170,612,865 170,720,668 173,095,228
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Weighted Average Number of                                                 
 Shares Outstanding -                                                      
 Diluted                    171,072,001 171,279,402 171,072,034 173,851,015
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SILVERCORP METALS INC.
Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Cash Flow
(Unaudited) (Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars) 

                                 Three Months Ended       Nine Months Ended
                                        December 31,            December 31,
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                   2012        2011        2012        2011
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Cash provided by                                                           
Operating activities                                                       
  Net income                   $ 10,631    $ 27,026    $ 33,652    $ 87,172
  Add (deduct) items not                                                   
   affecting cash:                                                         
    Unwinding of discount                                                  
     of environmental                                                      
     rehabilitation                  24          24          69          70
    Depreciation,                                                          
     amortization and                                                      
     depletion                    4,463       4,065      11,653       9,946
    Share of loss in                                                       
     associate                       42         137         231          45
    Impairment on associate       9,640           -       9,640           -
    Write down of                                                          
     inventories                      -           -         348           -
    Income tax expense           10,267      11,631      25,471      37,991
    Loss (gain) on                                                         
     investments                     78      (1,543)        671         286
    Loss (gain) on disposal                                                
     of plant and equipment          60         (5)          85         248
    Share based                                                            
     compensation                   546         767       2,154       2,386
  Income tax paid                (7,948)     (8,871)    (22,323)    (25,661)
  Changes in non-cash                                                      
   operating working                                                       
   capital                           20      (1,664)      9,341     (11,802)
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Net cash provided by                                                       
 operating activities            27,823      31,567      70,992     100,681
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Investing activities                                                       
  Mineral rights and                                                       
   properties                                                              
    Capital expenditures        (15,442)    (17,761)    (41,855)    (31,462)
  Plant and equipment                                                      
    Additions                   (10,990)     (9,251)    (24,475)    (19,401)
  Other investments                                                        
    Acquisition                       -           -        (595)     (1,020)
  Net redemptions                                                          
   (purchases) of short-                                                   
   term investments             (13,884)      5,639     (16,239)     13,459
  Acquisition of                                                           
   Zhongxing/Chuanxin (net                                                 
   of cash acquired, $20)             -      (1,144)          -      (4,547)
  Acquisition of SX Gold                                                   
   (net of cash acquired,                                                  
   $554)                              -     (11,112)          -     (11,112)
  Payment of debts assumed                                                 
   from acquisition                   -     (16,095)          -     (16,095)
  Changes in long term                                                     
   prepaids and deposits          3,852      18,342        (248)     (2,753)
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Net cash used in investing                                                 
 activities                     (36,464)    (31,382)    (83,412)    (72,931)
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Financing activities                                                       
  Net repayment from                                                       
   (advance to) related                                                    
   parties                          297       8,275         607      (4,015)
  Non-controlling interests                                                
    Contribution                      -         361           -       5,519
    Distribution                 (7,224)    (13,804)    (14,612)    (13,804)
  Cash dividends                                                           
   distributed                   (4,295)     (3,381)    (12,820)    (10,686)
  Proceeds from issuance of                                                
   common shares                    126          45         239         996
  Common shares repurchased                                                
   as part of normal course                                                
   issuer bid                         -           -           -     (35,380)
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Net cash used in financing                                                 
 activities                     (11,096)     (8,504)    (26,586)    (57,370)
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Effect of exchange rate                                                    
 changes on cash and cash                                                  
 equivalents                      1,239       5,410        (118)      3,530
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Decrease in cash and cash                                                  
 equivalents                    (18,498)     (2,909)    (39,124)    (26,090)
                                                                           
Cash and cash equivalents,                                                 
 beginning of the period         89,334     124,043     109,960     147,224
Cash and cash equivalents                                                  
 included in held for sale                                                 
 assets                          (1,818)          -      (1,818)          -
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Cash and cash equivalents,                                                 
 end of the period             $ 69,018   $ 121,134    $ 69,018   $ 121,134
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SILVERCORP METALS INC.
Mining Data
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars, except for mining data figures) 

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                                       Three months ended December 31, 2012
                            -----------------------------------------------
                            Ying Mining                                    
                             District(1)  X Mines(2)        BYP       Total
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Production Data                                                            
  Mine Data                                                                
    Ore Mined (tonne)                                                      
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    2,334           -           -       2,334
      Stockpiled Ore                                                       
       (tonne)                  234,360     8,932(i)     35,558     278,850
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                236,694       8,932      35,558     281,184
                            -----------------------------------------------
    Run of Mine Ore (tonne)                                                
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    2,334           -           -       2,334
      Ore Milled (tonne)        224,430    27,265(i)     32,699     284,394
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                226,764      27,265      32,699     286,728
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                                                           
    Mining cost per tonne                                                  
     of ore mined ($)             64.47           -       70.48       65.26
      Cash mining cost per                                                 
       tonne of ore mined                                                  
       ($)                        54.92           -       24.72       50.98
      Non cash mining cost                                                 
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       mined ($)                   9.55           -       45.76       14.28
                                                                           
    Unit shipping costs ($)        3.62           -           -        3.62
                                                                           
    Milling cost per tonne                                                 
     of ore milled ($)            14.20           -       14.39       14.23
      Cash milling cost per                                                
       tonne of ore milled                                                 
       ($)                        12.61           -       13.49       12.72
      Non cash milling cost                                                
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       milled ($)                  1.60           -        0.89        1.51
                                                                           
    Average Production Cost                                                
      Silver ($ per ounce)         8.53           -           -        8.53
      Gold ($ per ounce)            409           -         646         412
      Lead ($ per pound)           0.27           -           -        0.27
      Zinc ($ per pound)           0.22           -           -        0.22
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Silver                                                   
     ($)                           1.52           -                    1.52
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Silver ($)          (0.17)          -                   (0.17)
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Gold ($)                                  630         630
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Gold ($)                                      266         266
                                                                           
    Total Recovery of the                                                  
     Run of Mine Ore                                                       
      Silver (%)                   93.3           -                    93.3
      Gold (%)                                             92.7        92.7
      Lead (%)                     95.1           -                    95.1
      Zinc (%)                     70.4           -                    70.4
                                                                           
    Head Grades of Run of                                                  
     Mine Ore                                                              
      Silver (gram/tonne)           222           -                     222
      Gold (gram/tonne)                                     3.7         3.7
      Lead (%)                      3.2           -                     3.2
      Zinc (%)                      1.0           -                     1.0
                                                                           
Sales Data                                                                 
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     ounces)                      1,508        11(i)          -       1,519
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     ounces)                        1.3       0.1(i)        4.3         5.7
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                     15,642       788(i)          -      16,430
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                      3,231       463(i)        283       3,977
                                                                           
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     $)                          37,551           -           -      37,551
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           1,533           -       4,934       6,467
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                          12,480           -           -      12,480
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           2,061           -         158       2,219
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                 53,625           -       5,092      58,717
                            -----------------------------------------------
  Average Selling Price, Net of Value                                      
   Added Tax and Smelter Charges                                           
    Silver ($ per ounce)          24.90           -           -       24.90
    Gold ($ per ounce)            1,193           -       1,145       1,155
    Lead ($ per pound)             0.80           -           -        0.80
    Zinc ($ per pound)             0.64           -        0.56        0.63
                                                                           
(1) Ying Mining District includes mines: SGX (Ying), TLP, HPG&LM.          
(2) X Mines includes the XBG project and XHP project.                      
(i) Represents development tunnelling ore at the X mines.                  


SILVERCORP METALS INC.
Mining Data
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars, except for mining data figures) 

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                                       Three months ended December 31, 2011
                            -----------------------------------------------
                            Ying Mining                                    
                             District(1)  X Mines(2)        BYP       Total
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Production Data                                                            
  Mine Data                                                                
    Ore Mined (tonne)                                                      
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    4,151           -           -       4,151
      Stockpiled Ore                                                       
       (tonne)                  169,926           -      41,197     211,123
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                174,077           -      41,197     215,274
                            -----------------------------------------------
    Run of Mine Ore (tonne)                                                
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    4,151           -           -       4,151
      Ore Milled (tonne)        171,243    11,667(i)     32,408     215,318
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                175,394      11,667      32,408     219,469
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                                                           
    Mining cost per tonne                                                  
     of ore mined ($)             70.23           -       40.27       64.50
      Cash mining cost per                                                 
       tonne of ore mined                                                  
       ($)                        55.92           -       19.36       48.92
      Non cash mining cost                                                 
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       mined ($)                  14.31           -       20.91       15.58
                                                                           
    Unit shipping costs ($)        3.76           -           -        3.76
                                                                           
    Milling cost per tonne                                                 
     of ore milled ($)            16.41     29.65(i)      13.21       16.64
      Cash milling cost per                                                
       tonne of ore milled                                                 
       ($)                        14.76     26.86(i)      12.89       15.12
      Non cash milling cost                                                
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       milled ($)                  1.66      2.80(i)       0.32        1.52
                                                                           
    Average Production Cost                                                
      Silver ($ per ounce)         6.81     22.25(i)          -        7.44
      Gold ($ per ounce)            315     1,392(i)        943         378
      Lead ($ per pound)           0.22      0.81(i)          -        0.24
      Zinc ($ per pound)           0.17           -           -        0.19
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Silver                                                   
     ($)                          (2.67)    21.17(i)                  (2.58)
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Silver ($)          (4.64)    17.20(i)                  (4.56)
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Gold ($)                                  943         943
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Gold ($)                                      547         547
                                                                           
    Total Recovery of the                                                  
     Run of Mine Ore                                                       
      Silver (%)                   93.3           -                    93.3
      Gold (%)                                             91.2        91.2
      Lead (%)                     96.4           -                    96.4
      Zinc (%)                     67.7           -                    67.7
                                                                           
    Head Grades of Run of                                                  
     Mine Ore                                                              
      Silver (gram/tonne)           296           -                     296
      Gold (gram/tonne)                                     2.3         2.3
      Lead (%)                      5.5           -                     5.5
      Zinc (%)                      1.4           -                     1.4
                                                                           
Sales Data                                                                 
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     ounces)                      1,542         6(i)          -       1,548
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     ounces)                        1.0       0.1(i)        1.8         2.9
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                     20,551       444(i)          -      20,995
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                      3,525           -           -       3,525
                                                                           
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     $)                          38,734       121(i)          -      38,855
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           1,075       155(i)      2,444       3,674
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                          16,719       359(i)          -      17,078
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           2,269           -           -       2,269
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                 58,797         635       2,444      61,876
                            -----------------------------------------------
  Average Selling Price, Net of Value                                      
   Added Tax and Smelter Charges                                           
    Silver ($ per ounce)          25.12       22.04           -       25.10
    Gold ($ per ounce)            1,159       1,379       1,376       1,276
    Lead ($ per pound)             0.81        0.81           -        0.81
    Zinc ($ per pound)             0.64           -           -        0.64
                                                                           
(1) Ying Mining District includes mines: SGX (Ying), TLP, HPG&LM.          
(2) X Mines includes the XBG project and XHP project.                      
(i) Represents development tunnelling ore at the X mines.                  


SILVERCORP METALS INC.
Mining Data
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars, except for mining data figures) 

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                                        Nine months ended December 31, 2012
                            -----------------------------------------------
                            Ying Mining                                    
                             District(1)  X Mines(2)        BYP       Total
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Production Data                                                            
  Mine Data                                                                
    Ore Mined (tonne)                                                      
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    7,027           -           -       7,027
      Stockpiled Ore                                                       
       (tonne)                  616,496    19,309(i)     89,759     725,564
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                623,523      19,309      89,759     732,591
                            -----------------------------------------------
    Run of Mine Ore (tonne)                                                
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    7,027           -           -       7,027
      Ore Milled (tonne)        609,362    58,349(i)     77,862     745,573
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                616,389      58,349      77,862     752,600
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                                                           
    Mining cost per tonne                                                  
     of ore mined ($)             65.16           -       60.76       64.60
      Cash mining cost per                                                 
       tonne of ore mined                                                  
       ($)                        54.53           -       23.86       50.67
      Non cash mining cost                                                 
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       mined ($)                  10.62           -       36.89       13.93
                                                                           
    Unit shipping costs ($)        3.72           -           -        3.72
                                                                           
    Milling cost per tonne                                                 
     of ore milled ($)            14.64           -       15.10       14.56
      Cash milling cost per                                                
       tonne of ore milled                                                 
       ($)                        12.92           -       14.00       13.04
      Non cash milling cost                                                
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       milled ($)                  1.72           -        1.10        1.52
                                                                           
    Average Production Cost                                                
      Silver ($ per ounce)         8.69           -           -        8.69
      Gold ($ per ounce)            425           -         760         444
      Lead ($ per pound)           0.29           -           -        0.29
      Zinc ($ per pound)           0.23           -           -        0.23
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Silver                                                   
     ($)                           1.66           -                    1.66
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Silver ($)          (0.26)          -                   (0.26)
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Gold ($)                                  752         752
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Gold ($)                                      356         356
                                                                           
    Total Recovery of the                                                  
     Run of Mine Ore                                                       
      Silver (%)                   92.6           -                    92.6
      Gold (%)                                             92.5        92.5
      Lead (%)                     94.5           -                    94.5
      Zinc (%)                     67.8           -                    67.8
                                                                           
    Head Grades of Run of                                                  
     Mine Ore                                                              
      Silver (gram/tonne)           224           -                     224
      Gold (gram/tonne)                                     3.1         3.1
      Lead (%)                      3.4           -                     3.4
      Zinc (%)                      1.1           -                     1.1
                                                                           
Sales Data                                                                 
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     ounces)                      4,009        21(i)          -       4,030
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     ounces)                        3.4       0.2(i)        7.2        10.8
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                     42,757     1,313(i)          -      44,070
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                      9,617       574(i)        283      10,474
                                                                           
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     $)                          95,241           -           -      95,241
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           3,894           -       8,667      12,561
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                          34,412           -           -      34,412
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           6,103           -         158       6,261
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                139,650           -       8,825     148,475
                            -----------------------------------------------
  Average Selling Price, Net of Value                                      
   Added Tax and Smelter Charges                                           
    Silver ($ per ounce)          23.76           -           -       23.76
    Gold ($ per ounce)            1,162           -       1,196       1,185
    Lead ($ per pound)             0.80           -           -        0.80
    Zinc ($ per pound)             0.63           -        0.56        0.63
                                                                           
(1) Ying Mining District includes mines: SGX (Ying), TLP, HPG&LM.          
(2) X Mines includes the XBG project and XHP project.                      
(i) Represents development tunnelling ore at the X mines.                  


SILVERCORP METALS INC.
Mining Data
(Expressed in thousands of U.S. dollars, except for mining data figures)

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                                        Nine months ended December 31, 2011
                            -----------------------------------------------
                            Ying Mining                                    
                             District(1)  X Mines(2)        BYP       Total
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Production Data                                                            
  Mine Data                                                                
    Ore Mined (tonne)                                                      
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    9,838           -           -       9,838
      Stockpiled Ore                                                       
       (tonne)                  516,987           -      74,863     591,850
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                526,825           -      74,863     601,688
                            -----------------------------------------------
    Run of Mine Ore (tonne)                                                
      Direct Smelting Ore                                                  
       (tonne)                    9,838           -           -       9,838
      Ore Milled (tonne)        520,647    11,667(i)     60,185     592,499
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                530,485      11,667      60,185     602,337
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                                                           
    Mining cost per tonne                                                  
     of ore mined ($)             62.42           -       36.87       59.24
      Cash mining cost per                                                 
       tonne of ore mined                                                  
       ($)                        50.05           -       16.26       45.84
      Non cash mining cost                                                 
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       mined ($)                  12.38           -       20.61       13.40
                                                                           
    Unit shipping costs ($)        3.78           -           -        3.78
                                                                           
    Milling cost per tonne                                                 
     of ore milled ($)            15.02     29.65(i)      14.06       15.20
      Cash milling cost per                                                
       tonne of ore milled                                                 
       ($)                        13.43     26.86(i)      13.56       13.70
      Non cash milling cost                                                
       per tonne of ore                                                    
       milled ($)                  1.58      2.80(i)       0.50        1.50
                                                                           
    Average Production Cost                                                
      Silver ($ per ounce)         6.57     22.25(i)          -        6.88
      Gold ($ per ounce)            263     1,392(i)        709         303
      Lead ($ per pound)           0.20      0.81(i)          -        0.20
      Zinc ($ per pound)           0.16           -           -        0.16
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Silver                                                   
     ($)                          (3.52)    21.33(i)                  (3.49)
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Silver ($)          (5.28)    17.27(i)                  (5.25)
                                                                           
    Total production cost                                                  
     per ounce of Gold ($)                                  708         708
    Total cash cost per                                                    
     ounce of Gold ($)                                      399         399
                                                                           
    Total Recovery of the                                                  
     Run of Mine Ore                                                       
      Silver (%)                   92.8           -                    92.8
      Gold (%)                                             92.2        92.2
      Lead (%)                     95.9           -                    95.9
      Zinc (%)                     68.9           -                    68.9
                                                                           
    Head Grades of Run of                                                  
     Mine Ore                                                              
      Silver (gram/tonne)           290           -                     290
      Gold (gram/tonne)                                     2.5         2.5
      Lead (%)                      5.2           -                     5.2
      Zinc (%)                      1.4           -                     1.4
                                                                           
Sales Data                                                                 
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     ounces)                      4,512         6(i)          -       4,518
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     ounces)                        2.7       0.1(i)        4.0         6.8
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                     57,691       444(i)          -      58,135
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     pounds)                     10,858           -           -      10,858
                                                                           
  Metal Sales                                                              
    Silver (in thousands of                                                
     $)                         128,467       121(i)          -     128,588
    Gold (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           2,998       155(i)      5,353       8,506
    Lead (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                          48,798       359(i)          -      49,157
    Zinc (in thousands of                                                  
     $)                           7,399           -           -       7,399
                            -----------------------------------------------
                                187,662         635       5,353     193,650
                            -----------------------------------------------
  Average Selling Price, Net of Value                                      
   Added Tax and Smelter Charges                                           
    Silver ($ per ounce)          28.47       22.04           -       28.46
    Gold ($ per ounce)            1,140       1,379       1,324       1,254
    Lead ($ per pound)             0.85        0.81           -        0.85
    Zinc ($ per pound)             0.68           -           -        0.68
                                                                           
(1) Ying Mining District includes mines: SGX (Ying), TLP, HPG&LM.          
(2) X Mines includes the XBG project and XHP project.                      
(i) Represents development tunnelling ore at the X mines.                  

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The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential. The DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo--to be held November 4-6 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley--will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally. Time spent on infrastructure development is significantly increased, and DevOps practitioners report more software releases and higher quality.
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and 10 years ago. What business, social and practical implications will this phenomenon bring? That's the subject of "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges.
There’s Big Data, then there’s really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, to discuss how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices – computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors – connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be!
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing intelligent solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecyle. They help customers maximize the value of these assets to achieve their goals, whether it’s top movie studios looking to create the next blockbuster, researchers working to accelerate scientific discovery, or small businesses trying to streamline their operations. With a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class disk, tape and software solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, they enable customers to address their most demanding workflow challenges and opportunities.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, will discuss single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example to explain some of these concepts including when to use different storage models.
SimpleECM is the only platform to offer a powerful combination of enterprise content management (ECM) services, capture solutions, and third-party business services providing simplified integrations and workflow development for solution providers. SimpleECM is opening the market to businesses of all sizes by reinventing the delivery of ECM services. Our APIs make the development of ECM services simple with the use of familiar technologies for a frictionless integration directly into web applications. The simple integration framework lets customers select and easily customize only the services they need, to deliver solutions quickly and easily. Our flexible usage-based pricing model means that you only pay for the services that you use.
Software is eating the world. Companies that were not previously in the technology space now find themselves competing with Google and Amazon on speed of innovation. As the innovation cycle accelerates, companies must embrace rapid and constant change to both applications and their infrastructure, and find a way to deliver speed and agility of development without sacrificing reliability or efficiency of operations. In her keynote DevOps Summit, Victoria Livschitz, CEO of Qubell, will discuss how IT organizations can automate just-in-time assembly of application environments – each built for a specific purpose with the right infrastructure, components, service, data and tools – and deliver this automation to developers as a self-service. Victoria’s keynote will include remarks by Kira Makagon, EVP of Innovation at RingCentral, and Ratnakar Lavu, EVP of Digital Technology at Kohl’s.
Dyn solutions are at the core of Internet Performance. Through traffic management, message management and performance assurance, Dyn is connecting people through the Internet and ensuring information gets where it needs to go, faster and more reliably than ever before. Founded in 2001 at WPI, Dyn’s global presence services more than four million enterprise, small business and personal customers.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we're hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news item seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital business.
You use an agile process; your goal is to make your organization more agile. But what about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today’s databases are anything but agile – they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. Performance suffers as a result, and it takes far longer than it should to deliver new features and capabilities needed to make your organization competitive. As your application and business needs change, data repositories and structures get outmoded rapidly, resulting in increased work for application developers and slow performance for end users. Further, as data sizes grow into the “Big Data” realm, this problem is exacerbated and becomes even more difficult to address. A seemingly simple schema change can take hours (or more) to perform, and as requirements evolve, the disconnect between existing data structures and actual needs diverge.
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer's customers range from Web startups to global enterprises. Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking, turnkey big data solutions, private cloud solutions, and more. SoftLayer's unique advantages include the industry's first Network-Within-a-Network topology for true out-of-band access, and an easy-to-use customer portal and robust API for full remote-access of all product and service management options. SoftLayer was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. SoftLayer was acquired by IBM in July, 2013.
Despite the fact that majority of developers firmly believe that “it worked on my laptop” is a poor excuse for production failures, most don’t truly understand why it is virtually impossible to make your development environment representative of production. When asked, the primary reason for the production/development difference everyone mentions is technology stack spec/configuration differences. While it’s true, thanks to the black magic of Cloud (capitalization intended) with a bit of wizardry from Chef, anyone can create a pretty reliable replica of the production environment on demand. The actual main issue with reliable production mirroring is complex, but can be described in one word – data.
SYS-CON Events announced today that AppDynamics will exhibit at DevOps Summit Silicon Valley, which will take place November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Digital businesses like yours need a way to turn data into actual results. AppDynamics is ushering in the next digital age – the age of the software-defined business. AppDynamics’ mission is to deliver true application intelligence that helps your software-defined business run faster, leaner, and more efficient. You get the visibility and control you need to identify problems, find the root cause, and instantly connect the dots to get applications – and user transactions – on track and running flawlessly. AppDynamics provides the certainty that your most complex, business-critical applications are performing at the highest level and that the data and information generated by these applications can be harnessed for ongoing business advantage and impact.
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In their General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Development Community Advocate at SoftLayer, and Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, to discuss how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your online presence.
Predicted by Gartner to add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is based on the idea that devices, systems and services will connect in simple, transparent ways, enabling seamless interactions among devices across brands and sectors. As this vision unfolds, it is clear that no single company can accomplish the level of interoperability required to support the horizontal aspects of the IoE. The AllSeen Alliance, announced in December 2013, was formed with the goal to advance IoE adoption and innovation in the connected home, healthcare, education, automotive and enterprise. Members of this nonprofit consortium include some of the world’s leading, consumer electronics manufacturers, home appliances manufacturers, service providers, retailers, enterprise technology companies, startups, and chipset manufacturers. Initially based on the AllJoyn™ open source project, the AllJoyn software and services framework will be expanded with contributions fr...
Fujitsu has a long and demonstrated history delivering world-class solutions that enable businesses to succeed in a highly competitive market and ever-evolving technology landscape. The Fujitsu Cloud ISV Partner Program is one more way we’re delivering exceptional value to our customers, where we focus on helping companies transform and deliver their solutions in an “as-a-service” model from our cloud. Our aim is to work closely with leading solution providers to take full advantage of not only our platform and tools, but the underlying shift in how the market consumes technology solutions today. With the Fujitsu Cloud ISV Partner Program, we offer the chance for solution providers to step into a leadership role and maximize the benefits of the latest cloud technology, including not only the transformation and delivery of their solutions as SaaS, but also for support in areas like sales, marketing, professional services, and across innovative operating and revenue models that support a...
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher. Big Data Expo West is the place where you can see the technologies and use cases that are delivering Big Data to enterprise IT. Big Data Expo West is co-located at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley with Cloud Expo West--the world's most longstanding and significant event in the world of cloud computing.