CSN Announces 1Q13 Results

                          CSN Announces 1Q13 Results

PR Newswire

SAO PAULO, May 15, 2013

SAO PAULO, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSN – Companhia Siderurgica Nacional
(BM&FBOVESPA: CSNA3) (NYSE: SID) announces its results for the 1Q13:

  oSteel sales volume in 1Q13 totaled 1.6 million tonnes, 17% up on 1Q12 and
    a new first-quarter record;
  oWorking capital declined R$0.8 billion at the end of 1Q13 as compared to
    the end of 1Q12, with a reduction of 33 days in the cash conversion cycle,
    chiefly due to improved payment management;
  oInvestments totaled R$509 million in 1Q13;
  oCSN closed 1Q13 with cash and cash equivalents of R$14.1 billion.

The full Earnings Release is available on CSN's IR website at

CSN will be hosting conference call about its 1Q13 Earnings TOMORROW, May 16,
2013, at 2:00 p.m. (US ET) in Portuguese with simultaneous translation into
English. Connection details may be obtained on the Company's IR website.

Investor Relations
David Salama

Investor Relations Executive Officer
Phone: +55 11 3049-7588


Website: http://www.csn.com.br/ir
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