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Rio Tinto PLC
11 September 2020
 

Notice of dividend currency exchange rates - 2020 interim dividend

 

11 September 2020

 

On 29 July 2020, Rio Tinto announced an interim dividend of 155.00 US cents per share for the half year ended 30 June 2020, with Rio Tinto Limited shareholders to be paid 216.47 Australian cents per ordinary share and Rio Tinto plc shareholders to be paid 119.74 pence per ordinary share.

 

American Depositary Receipt (ADR) holders receive dividends in US dollars as announced on 29 July 2020.

 

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 10 September 2020, being five business days prior to the dividend payment date.

 

This announcement confirms the currency exchange rates applicable for the 2020 interim dividend for shareholders who have made a currency election:

 

Declared 2020 interim dividend

 

Exchange rate

Dividend per share following currency election

216.47 Australian cents

0.56662

122.66 British pence

119.74 British pence

1.76485

211.32 Australian cents

 

The interim dividend will be paid to shareholders of Rio Tinto Limited and Rio Tinto plc and to ADR holders on 17 September 2020.

 

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Media Relations, United Kingdom

Illtud Harri

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David Outhwaite

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Media Relations, Americas

Matthew Klar

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Media Relations, Asia

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Media Relations, Australia

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Investor Relations, United Kingdom

Menno Sanderse
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David Ovington

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Investor Relations, Australia

Natalie Worley

T +61 3 9283 3063

M +61 409 210 462

 

Amar Jambaa

T +61 3 9283 3627
M +61 472 865 948

 

Group Company Secretary

Steve Allen

Rio Tinto plc

6 St James's Square

London SW1Y 4AD

United Kingdom

T +44 20 7781 2000

Registered in England

No. 719885

 

Joint Company Secretary

Tim Paine

Rio Tinto Limited

Level 7, 360 Collins Street

Melbourne 3000

Australia

T +61 3 9283 3333

Registered in Australia

ABN 96 004 458 404




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