We would like to remind you that in accordance with Circular Nº 2.997/00 of the Brazilian Central Bank, the deadline for updating economic-financial information as of 12/31/2008 of the Brazilian companies that are recipient of foreign investments, made through the Electronic Declaratory System of Registry of Foreign Investments ("RDE-IED" Mode), ends on April 30th, 2009. The failure to register such information in the above-mentioned term may result in the enforcement of penalties by the Central Bank, protected by Resolution No. 2883.

For further information, please contact Flávia Ferraz - 55 11 3150 7066 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Cláudia Batista Laudísio - 55 11 3150 7445 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Marcelo Frioli Droghetti - 55 11 3150 7173 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..