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BHP Billiton PLC
02 September 2016



Group Governance

2 September 2016 








Australian Securities Exchange


New York Stock Exchange


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Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates - 2016 Final Dividend


Name of entities      

BHP Billiton Limited

BHP Billiton Plc


ABN  49 004 028 077

Registration Number  3196209


On 16 August 2016, the Board of BHP Billiton determined to pay a final dividend of 14 US cents per share for the year ended 30 June 2016. Included in the announcement of the final dividend determination on 16 August 2016 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, 2 September 2016, and for South African cents one week before the Record Date on the JSE Limited, which was 26 August 2016(1). The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the dividend:


Dividend 14 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 20 September 2016.




Rachel Agnew

Company Secretary


1)     On 26 August 2016 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
Registered in Australia                                                                                       Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: 171 Collins Street Melbourne Victoria 3000                         Registered Office: Neathouse Place, London SW1V 1LH United Kingdom                         
                  Members of the BHP Billiton Group which is headquartered in Australia


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