Xstrata PLC XTA Director/PDMR Shareholding

  Xstrata PLC (XTA) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 0221S
Xstrata PLC
26 November 2012


Notification of transactions of directors, persons discharging managerial
responsibility or connected persons

Zug, 26 November 2012

1. Name of the issuer
Xstrata plc

2. State whether the notification relates to
(i) a transaction notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R; or
(ii) a disclosure made in accordance with section 793 of the Companies Act
Notification relates to a transaction notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibility
Charlie Sartain

4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with the person
discharging managerial responsibility named in 3.
Notification relates to the person discharging managerial responsibility

5. Description of shares (including class)
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each ("shares") in Xstrata plc

6. State the nature of the transaction
Sale of 350,000 shares

7. Price per share

8. Date of sale and place of transaction
23 November 2012 - London

9. Date issuer informed of transaction
26 November 2012

10. Name of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
Richard P Elliston

11. Date of Notification
26 November 2012


Neither the content  of the  company's website nor  the content  of any  other 
website accessible from  hyperlinks on the  company's website is  incorporated 
into, or forms part of, this announcement

Xstrata contacts:

Alison Flynn                   Richard Elliston
Telephone +44 20 7968 2838     Telephone +44 20 7968 2885
Mobile    +44 20 7769 314 374  Mobile    +44 20 7759 924 576
Email     aflynn@xstrata.com   Email     relliston@xstrata.com


Notes to editors

About Xstrata plc

We are a major  producer of a  range of vital  commodities used in  everything 
from constructing  buildings and  delivering  electricity, to  developing  jet 
engines and mobile  phones. We are  one of  the top five  global producers  of 
copper, thermal and metallurgical  coal, ferrochrome, zinc  and nickel and  we 
also produce silver, lead, platinum, gold, cobalt and vanadium.

Founded in  2002 and  headquartered  in Switzerland,  we  operate in  over  20 
countries and  employ over  70,000  people at  more  than 100  operations  and 
projects around the world. We work in a responsible and sustainable way,  with 
an entrepreneurial spirit  and dynamic approach.  For more information,  visit 

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