|Final ordinary paid – 86 US cents per ordinary share (2007: 75 US cents)||1,021||1,058|
|Interim ordinary paid – 44 US cents per ordinary share (2007: 38 US cents)||517||469|
|Interim dividend paid – in specie(1)||–||3,718|
The Board has decided to suspend dividend payments.
As stated in note 28, the employee benefit trust has waived the right to receive dividends on the shares it holds although the waiver was temporarily suspended in respect of the Mondi demerger dividend in specie. Immediately after the dividend was paid, the waiver was reinstated.