REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
Further to the announcement of its irrevocable, non-discretionary share repurchase programme for the period 20 December 2011 to 2 February 2012, AstraZeneca PLC announced that under the terms of that programme it purchased for cancellation 472,989 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 3029 pence per share on 6 January 2012. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,290,527,439.
A C N Kemp
9 January 2012