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Vedanta Resources (VED)

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Thursday 05 November, 2009

Vedanta Resources

Dividend Declaration

RNS Number : 9972B
Vedanta Resources PLC
05 November 2009

Dividend Arrangements 

Vedanta Resources plc ("Vedanta") announced an interim dividend of US 17.5 cents per Ordinary Share on 5th November 2009 in respect of the six months ended 30 September 2009. The dividend will be paid out in US dollars on January 2010 to those shareholders on the Register on 11 December 2009. 

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 £0.607 to the US dollar, equating to 10.62 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 5 November 2009

Shareholders wishing to receive their dividends in UK pounds sterling should notify the Company's Registrars by 11 December 2009. 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, The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 6ZZ or on telephone number +44 (0) 870 707 1388.

  For further information, please contact: 

Deepak Kumar
Company Secretary 

Vedanta Resources plc 

Tel: +44 20 7499 5900 

Faeth Birch
Robin Walker 

Tel: +44 207 251 3801 

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