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Rio Tinto PLC
16 September 2016

Notice of dividend currency exchange rates - 2016 interim dividend


16 September 2016


On 3 August 2016, Rio Tinto announced an interim dividend of 45.00 US cents per share for the year ending 31 December 2016, with Rio Tinto Limited shareholders to be paid 59.13 Australian cents per ordinary share and Rio Tinto plc shareholders to be paid 33.80 pence per ordinary share.


As referred to in that announcement, the currency exchange rates which apply for Rio Tinto Limited shareholders who elect to receive the interim dividend in pounds sterling and Rio Tinto plc shareholders who elect to receive the interim dividend in Australian dollars are the currency exchange rates applicable on 15 September 2016, being five business days prior to the dividend payment date.


American Depositary Receipt (ADR) holders receive dividends in US dollars based on the pounds sterling currency exchange rate applicable on 15 September 2016.


This announcement confirms the currency exchange rates applicable for the 2016 interim dividend for shareholders who have made a currency election:




Declared dividend

(45.00 US cents)


Exchange rate


Dividend per share following currency election/Dividend per ADR



59.13 Australian cents


33.63 British pence

33.80 British pence


59.44 Australian cents

33.80 British pence


44.59 US cents (ADR Holders)



The interim dividend will be paid to shareholders of Rio Tinto Limited and Rio Tinto plc and to ADR holders on 22 September 2016.








Victoria Hames

Acting Company Secretary                                



Tim Paine

Joint Company Secretary

Rio Tinto plc

6 St James's Square

London SW1Y 4AD

United Kingdom


T +44 20 7781 1345
Registered in England

No. 719885

Rio Tinto Limited

120 Collins Street

Melbourne 3000



T +61 3 9283 3333

Registered in Australia

ABN 96 004 458 404



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