REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that on 29 May 2012, it purchased for cancellation 150,000 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2626 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,264,197,399.
A C N Kemp
30 May 2012