REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that on 30 May 2012, it purchased for cancellation 700,000 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2603 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,263,508,760.
A C N Kemp
31 May 2012