Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rate (South African Rand)
- 2012 INTERIM DIVIDEND
Name of entity
BHP Billiton Plc
REG NO 3196209
On 8 February 2012 we declared an interim dividend for the half year ended 31 December 2011 of 55 US cents per share.
The currency exchange rate applicable for the dividend payable in South African cents to shareholders on the BHP Billiton Plc branch register is set out below:
Dividend 55 US cents
Dividend per ordinary share in local currency
South African cents
The exchange rates applicable to the BHP Billiton dividend being paid in other currencies will be based on the foreign currency exchange rates on the Record Date, being 2 March 2012, and announced to the market on 5 March 2012.
BHP Billiton Plc shareholders registered on the South African section of the register will not be able to dematerialise or rematerialise their shareholdings between the dates of 27 February and 2 March 2012, both dates inclusive, nor will transfers between the UK register and the South African register be permitted between the dates of 24 February and 2 March 2012, both dates inclusive.
The dividend will be paid on Thursday, 22 March 2012.
Group Company Secretary
BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209
Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: Neathouse Place, London SW1V 1BH United Kingdom
The BHP Billiton Group is headquartered in Australia
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