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[March 17, 2014]

Dow to Present Update on Company Strategy and Status of Landmark Sadara Project from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

MIDLAND, Mich. --(Business Wire)--

As part of the investor event taking place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia highlighting the Sadara joint venture, Andrew N. Liveris, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) will present an update on the Company's strategy at 4:00 p.m. (AST), 9:00 a.m. (EDT) on March 19, 2014. Additionally, on March 20, 2014, Dow and Sadara management teams will provide a comprehensive update on this seminal joint venture from its site in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at 10:15 a.m. (AST), 3:15 a.m. (EDT).

In his March 19 presentation, Liveris will provide an update on the actions Dow is taking to further enhance its near-term earnings. During this presentation, Liveris will also give a progress update on how these strategic choices - including the Company's key growth catalysts and portfolio actions such as the announced carve-out of its commodity chlorine businesses - are collectively enabling higher return on capital and increasing shareholder returns.

During the March 20 presentation, Dow and Sadara management will address investors - providing an update on the progress currently underway at Sadara Chemical Company, a deeper look into the joint venture's project status, as well as an overview of Dow's sales and marketing activities related to the project.

Dow invites investors to listen to the live webcast of the presentaions through its website at A replay of the presentations will also be available on the Company's website within 24 hours following the webcast.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2013, Dow had annual sales of more than $57 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at

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Note: The forward-looking statements contained in this document involve risks and uncertainties that may affect the Company's operations, markets, products, services, prices and other factors as discussed in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, economic, competitive, legal, governmental and technological factors. Accordingly, there is no assurance that the Company's expectations will be realized. The Company assumes no obligation to provide revisions to any forward-looking statements should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by securities and other applicable laws.

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