REPURCHASE OF SHARES IN ASTRAZENECA PLC
AstraZeneca PLC announced that, on 28 September 2011, it purchased for cancellation 800,000 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2883 pence per share. Upon the cancellation of these shares, the number of shares in issue will be 1,331,259,758.
A C N Kemp
29 September 2011