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Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates - 2015 Final Dividend

On 25 August 2015, the Board of BHP Billiton determined to pay a final dividend for the year ended 30 June 2015 of 62 US cents per share. Included in the announcement 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, 11 September 2015, and for South African cents the Last Day to Trade on the JSE Limited, which was 4 September 20151. The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the dividend.

Dividend 62 US cents per share Exchange rate Dividend per ordinary share in local currency
Australian cents 0.706300 87.781396
British pence 1.540200 40.254512
New Zealand cents 0.630907 98.271219
South African cents2 13.638600 845.593200

The dividend will be paid on 29 September 2015.

1On 4 September 2015 we announced to the London Stock Exchange and the JSE Limited the currency exchange rate applicable to the dividend payable in South African cents.