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British business cannot afford a knock and global leaders are amazed that the UK would even consider leaving.
The in and out campaigns are really about unilateralism versus internationalism. Most businesses support the EU and internationalism.
Brexit would inflict a blow on the EU that it can hardly afford given the euro zone and migration crises. Without the UK, the EU would be weaker.
Slower growth in China and the disruption of OPEC have resulted in lower prices than expected. Our new dividend policy and transparent capital allocation framework are part of a broader strategy to help BHP Billiton manage volatility.
In this environment, we are also committed to protecting our strong balance sheet so we have the financial flexibility to manage further volatility and take advantage of the expected recovery in copper and oil over the medium term.
Oil and gas markets have been significantly weaker than the industry expected.
By concentrating on what we do best, the development and operation of major basins, we can improve our productivity further, faster and with greater certainty.