MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
The accompanying consolidated financial statements have been prepared by and are the responsibility of the Board of
Directors and Management of the Company. The consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the
accounting principles generally accepted in Canada and reflect Management’s best estimates and judgements based on
currently available information. The Company has developed and maintains a system of internal accounting controls in order to
ensure, on a reasonable and cost effective basis, the reliability of its financial information.
The consolidated financial statements have been audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants. Their report
outlines the scope of their examination and opinion on the financial statements.
Jamie C. Sokalsky
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
February 5, 2003
AUDITORS’ REPORT TO THE SHAREHOLDERS
OF BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION
We have audited the consolidated balance sheets of Barrick Gold Corporation as at December 31, 2002 and 2001, the
consolidated statements of income, cash flow and shareholders’ equity for each of the three years in the period ended
December 31, 2002. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Company’s Management. Our responsibility is to
express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audits.
We conducted our audits in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards in Canada. Those standards require that we
plan and perform an audit to obtain reasonable assurance whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An
audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An
audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as
evaluating the overall financial statement presentation.
In our opinion, these