Jan 9 (Reuters) - Guyana Goldfields Inc :
* Guyana Goldfields -well positioned to grow near-term production, ramp up exploration with unaudited cash balance of about US$70mln at end of year
* Guyana Goldfields Inc sees 2017 gold production 160,000 ounces -180,000 ounces
* Sees all-in sustaining cost $775-$825 per ounce for 2017
* Guyana Goldfields Inc - due to mine sequencing gold production is expected to be slightly higher in second half of 2017 relative to first half Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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