DOW: Dow Chemical Co: Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share

  DOW: Dow Chemical Co: Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share

UK Regulatory Announcement

MIDLAND, Mich.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has declared a dividend of 32 cents per
share, payable January 30, 2013, to shareholders of record on December 31,
2012.

This marks the 405^th consecutive cash dividend issued by the Company. Dow has
paid its shareholders cash dividends every quarter since 1912.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately
innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry
and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of
the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water,
renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural
productivity. Dow's diversified 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 160countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics,
water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2011, Dow had annual sales of
$60billion and employed approximately 52,000people worldwide. The Company's
more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 197sites in 36countries 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 www.dow.com.

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