Committed bank facilities

Committed bank facilities

In November 2015, Rio Tinto Finance plc and Rio Tinto Finance Limited amended and extended its, in aggregate, US$7.5 billion multi-currency revolving credit facilities, originally signed in 2013, with a syndicate of banks. The facilities had two one-year extension options, the first of which was utilised in November 2016 and the second in September 2017. A US$1,875 million facility currently matures in November 2020 and a US$5,625 million facility (including a US$ denominated same day access swing-line facility) matures in November 2022. The funds made available under the facility agreements may be used for the general corporate purposes of the Group.