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Friday 09 March, 2018

BHP Billiton PLC

Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates

RNS Number : 3241H
BHP Billiton PLC
09 March 2018



Group Governance

9 March 2018







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Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates - 2018 Interim Dividend


Name of entities      

BHP Billiton Limited

BHP Billiton Plc


ABN  49 004 028 077

Registration Number  3196209


On 20 February 2018, the Board of BHP determined to pay an interim dividend of 55 US cents per share for the half year ended 31 December 2017. Included in the announcement of the interim dividend determination on 20 February 2018 was the advice that the currency conversion for Australian cents, British pence and New Zealand cents would be based on the foreign currency exchange rates on the Record Date, 9 March 2018, and for South African cents one week before the Record Date on the JSE Limited, which was 2 March 2018(1). The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the dividend:


Dividend 55 US cents       per share

Exchange rate

Dividend per ordinary share in local currency

Australian cents



British pence



New Zealand cents



South African cents(1)




The dividend will be paid on 27 March 2018.




Rachel Agnew

Company Secretary


1) On 2 March 2018 we announced to the London Stock Exchange and the JSE Limited the currency exchange rate applicable to the dividend payable in South African cents.




BHP Billiton Limited ABN 49 004 028 077                                                   BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209
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