Solvay confirms accidental publication of quarterly results highlights

“July 28, 2011
First half 2011 results
Excellent operating result in the 2nd quarter of 2011:
REBITDA (EUR 304 million) up by 12% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2010
• Increase in sales volume (+4%) reflecting very sustained overall global activity
• Higher sales prices (+11%) compensating for rise in energy costs
• Operating margin – REBITDA on sales – stable at 18%
• Net result of EUR 111 million, greatly improved from last year
• Launch of a friendly cash offer for Rhodia on June 15, 2011”
The text is confirmed by the Group. The entire results report will be published on 28 July 2011 at 7:30 on the website of the Solvay Group.

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