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2013.06.09

Aid to the devastated areas by the earthquakes in Sichuan Province, China
With regard to the donation by employees & Group companies in China

Sumitomo Chemical Corporation announced that Sumitomo Chemical and Sumitomo Chemical China provided in a total of 3 million RMB (approximately 48 million yen) to the people and areas affected by "Sichuan Ya'an Earthquake" on April 20, 2.5 million RMB (approximately 40 million yen) of this was donated to China-Japan Friendship Association by Sumitomo Chemical Corporation.

Meanwhile, in the hope of accelerating the reconstruction of the disaster-hit area, a fund-raising activity was held by employees in Group Companies in China, Companies also offered Matching Gift Program to double employees' contribution.

According to the result compiled as Sumitomo Chemical Group in China, the total amount of donation by Employees & Companies was 702,786.60 RMB (approximately 11.24 million yen including 0.5 million RMB by Sumitomo Chemical (China). ) The charitable contribution was donated to the devastated area through China Charity Federation.

In addition to these, Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals (Suzhou) provided around 0.4 million RMB (approximately 6.4 million yen) worth of anti-infective drugs with medical institutions in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Several companies individually brought in relief supplies.

We sincerely hope for swift recovery of the disaster victims.