Vedanta Resources PLC
15 November 2007
Vedanta Resources plc ('Vedanta') announced an interim dividend of US 16.5 cents
per Ordinary Share on 14 November 2007 in respect of the six months ended 30
September 2007. The dividend will be paid out in US dollars on 17 January 2008
to those shareholders on the Register on 7 December 2007.
Shareholders may elect to receive the dividend in UK pounds sterling if they
wish. The Board has determined that the exchange rate to be applied to convert
the dividend into UK pounds will be £0.482 to the US dollar, equating to 7.95
pence per Ordinary Share. This exchange rate is based on the average exchange
rate for the five business days prior to the announcement of the Company's
interim results on 15 November 2007.
Shareholders wishing to receive their dividends in UK pounds sterling should
notify the Company's Registrars by 2 January 2008. The Company's Registrars can
also arrange for dividends to be paid direct into shareholders' UK bank
accounts. This arrangement will only be available in respect of dividends paid
in UK pounds sterling.
The Company's Registrars are Computershare Investor Services PLC and can be
contacted at PO Box 82, The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 7NH or on
telephone number +44 (0) 870 702 0000.
For further information, please contact:
Deepak Kumar, Company Secretary Tel: +44 20 7499 5900
Vedanta Resources plc
Faeth Birch Tel: +44 20 7251 3801
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