b'STAATSOLIE MAATSCHAPPIJ SURINAME N.V.NOTES TO THE CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2018 (Continued)3.5 DIVIDENDS PAID AND PROPOSED (X US$ 1,000) 2018 2017Declared and paid during the year:Cash dividends on ordinary shares:Finaldividendfor2015:US$3.32pershare 16,620 -Finaldividendfor2017:US$6.29pershare 31,467 -Interimdividendfor2018:US$3.16pershare 15,802 - 63,889 - Proposed for approval at the annual general meeting:Note: below dividends have been recognized in the Financialstatements in line with the dividend policy with the shareholders Dividends on ordinary shares:Final(proposed)dividendfor2018:US$0.0pershare - -Finaldividendsonordinarysharesaresubjecttoapprovalattheannualgeneralshareholdersmeetingandwillberecognizedinthe2019appropriationofretainedearnings.69'