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We have announced our annual results for 2016. You can listen to or view the presentation to the London Stock Exchange using the details found on this page.


VIDEO: Mark Cutifani and René Médori provide financial summaries

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Net debt reduced to $8.5 billion, driven by $2.6 billion attributable free cash flow and asset disposals

Net debt reduced by 34% to $8.5 billion (2015: $12.9 billion), well below the $10 billion target:

  • Attributable free cash flow of $2.6 billion (2015: $(1.0) billion)
  • Capital expenditure reduced by 37% to $2.5 billion
  • Disposal proceeds of $1.8 billion received

Cost and volume improvements of $1.5 billion, net of headwinds, including:

  • Production volumes (Cu eq.) increased by 2%
  • Unit costs (Cu eq.) decreased by 9% in US dollar terms

Group underlying EBITDA increased by 25% to $6.1 billion, despite a 3% decrease in average prices

Profit for the financial year attributable to equity shareholders of $1.6 billion (2015: $(5.6) billion)

Portfolio upgrading to continue – focus on high quality long life assets

Moranbah, Grosvenor and nickel assets retained – no further disposals planned for deleveraging

2017 priorities:

  • Additional $1 billion of net cost and volume improvements
  • Targeting return to investment grade credit rating
  • Resume dividend payments for the end of 2017

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