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Rio Tinto - Notice of dividend currency exchange rates

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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


122.66 British pence

119.74 British pence


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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