BHP BILLITON PLC - Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates

Release Date: 10/09/2018 17:28
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Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates

BHP Billiton Plc
Registration number 3196209
Registered in England and Wales
Share code: BIL
ISIN: GB0000566504

   Group Governance



   10 September 2018

  To:         Australian Securities Exchange                                       cc:      New York Stock Exchange
              London Stock Exchange                                                         JSE Limited


                       Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rates – 2018 Final Dividend

       Name of entities                      BHP Billiton Limited                        BHP Billiton Plc
                                             ABN 49 004 028 077                          Registration Number 3196209

   On 21 August 2018, the Board of BHP determined to pay a final dividend of 63 US cents per share
   for the year ended 30 June 2018. As noted in the dividend determination on 21 August 2018, the
   currency conversion for Australian cents, British pence and New Zealand cents will be based on
   the foreign currency exchange rates on the Dividend Reinvestment Election date, 10 September
   2018, and for South African cents one week before the Record Date on the JSE Limited, which was
   31 August 2018.1

   The following table sets out the currency exchange rates applicable for the dividend:


       Dividend 63 US cents                                    Exchange rate                Dividend per ordinary share
       per share                                                                                      in local currency

       Australian cents                                                0.711500                               88.545327

       British pence                                                   1.293150                               48.718246

       New Zealand cents                                               0.652573                               96.540923

       South African cents 1                                          14.654500                              923.233500

   The dividend will be paid on 25 September 2018.


   Rachel Agnew
   Company Secretary

   (1) On 31 August 2018 we announced to the London Stock Exchange and the JSE Limited the
   currency exchange rate applicable to the dividend payable in South African cents.


 Sponsor: UBS South Africa (Pty) Limited

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