DuPont Applauds U.S. Senate for Passage of Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status for Russia

DuPont Applauds U.S. Senate for Passage of Permanent Normal Trade Relations
Status for Russia

This Action Will Provide U.S. Companies With Equal Access to the Rapidly
Growing Russian Market as Enjoyed by Asian and European Companies

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - DuPont
congratulates the U.S. Senate for passage of the Russia and Moldova
Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012, clearing the way for the establishment of
Permanent Normalized Trade Relations for Russia (PNTR).

"This action will provide U.S. companies with equal access to the rapidly
growing Russian market as enjoyed by Asian and European companies," said Barry
M. Granger, vice president, DuPont Government Marketing & Government Affairs.
"We look forward to President Obama signing the bill, and the expanded
opportunities to deliver our science-based solutions for food, energy and
protection to the Russian market."

Russia is a key growth market for DuPont. DuPont recently opened an Innovation
Center in Moscow that will focus on science-powered innovation related to
food, construction, oil and gas, rail and automotive industries. It also will
provide a unique environment for collaboration by connecting our customers in
Russia to our scientists around the world, which will help redefine existing
products, open new market segments and increase the company's rate of

DuPont (NYSE:DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the
global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services
since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such
global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere,
decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the
environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit

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         Tara Stewart
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