BHP GROUP LIMITED – Dividend Exchange Rate Notice (South African Rand) – Final Dividend 2022 – SENS

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Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rate (South African Rand) – 2022 Final Dividend

BHP Group Limited
BHP Group Limited ABN 49 004 028 077
Registered in Australia
Registered Office: Level 18, 171 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000
Share code: BHG
ISIN: AU000000BHP4

23 August 2022

To: London Stock Exchange (LSE) JSE Limited (JSE)

Notice of Dividend Currency Exchange Rate (South African Rand) – 2022 Final Dividend

On 16 August 2022, the Board of BHP determined to pay a final dividend of 175 US cents per share for the
year ended 30 June 2022. The currency conversions are based on foreign currency exchange rates on a
single day or an average for a period of days ending on or before the Record Date, being 2 September 2022.

The currency exchange rate applicable for the 2022 Final Dividend payable in South African cents to
shareholders on the BHP Group Limited South African branch register is based on the average rate over a
two day period commencing on 19 August 2022 and ending on 22 August 2022 and is set out below:

Dividend 175 US cents per Exchange rate Dividend per ordinary
ordinary share share in local currency

South African cents 16.97685 2,970.94875

The exchange rates applicable to the BHP dividend being paid in other currencies will be based on the
foreign currency exchange rates on a single day or an average period of days ending on or before the
dividend Record Date. The applicable foreign currency exchange rates will be announced to the market on
5 September 2022.

The dividend will be paid on Thursday, 22 September 2022.

Authorised for lodgement by:
Stefanie Wilkinson
Group Company Secretary

Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited

BHP Group Limited ABN 49 004 028 077
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Registered in Australia
Registered Office: Level 18, 171 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia
Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015
NOTE: Additional information required by the JSE Listing Requirements

1. The dividend should be regarded as a ‘foreign dividend’ for the purposes of South
African income tax and South African dividends tax (Dividend Tax).

2. Dividend Tax will be withheld from the amount of the gross final dividend paid to shareholders
on the South African branch register at the rate of 20 per cent, unless a shareholder qualifies
for an exemption.

3. After the Dividend Tax has been withheld, the net dividend will be 2,376.75900 South African
cents per ordinary share.

4. BHP Group Limited had a total of 5,062,323,190 ordinary shares in issue at the dividend
determination date of 16 August 2022.

5. The dividend will be paid out of retained earnings.

6. For the avoidance of doubt, Dividend Tax, and therefore the information provided in this
announcement, is only of direct application to shareholders on the BHP Group Limited South
African branch register.

Shareholders holding dematerialised shares in Computershare Nominees should direct all queries in
relation to the final dividend including queries relating to dividend tax to:

BHP Group Limited Branch Registrar and Transfer Secretary
Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Limited
Rosebank Towers
15 Biermann Avenue
Rosebank
2196
South Africa
Private Bag X9000
Saxonwold
2132 South Africa
Telephone +27 11 370 5000 or 086 110 0634 (within South Africa) on weekdays between 8:00am
and 4:30pm (SAST).
Facsimile +27 11 688 5217
Email enquiries: [email protected]

Shareholders holding dematerialised shares through STRATE should contact their Central Securities
Depository Participant (CSDP) or stockbroker in case of all queries in relation to the final dividend
including queries relating to Dividend Tax.

The BHP Group is headquartered in Australia

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Date: 23-08-2022 08:45:00
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