02 September 2016
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 . 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|
|New Zealand cents||0.728578||19.215513|
|South African cents1||14.18100||198.534000|
The dividend will be paid on 20 September 2016.
1On 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.