DuPont CFO Addresses Deutsche Bank Conference

                DuPont CFO Addresses Deutsche Bank Conference

Fanandakis Highlights Strategic Priorities to Increase Shareholder Value;
Updates 2Q and 2013 Operating EPS

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, June 13, 2013

CHICAGO, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Deutsche Bank Global Industrial
and Basic Materials conference today, DuPont (NYSE: DD) Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer Nicholas C. Fanandakis reported that
DuPont's goal is to generate superior shareholder returns and increase the
value of the company by aggressively advancing its three strategic priorities:

  oExtending its leadership in high-value, science-driven segments of the
    agriculture-to-food value chains;
  oStrengthening and growing DuPont's leading position as a provider of
    differentiated, high-value advanced materials, and;
  oDeveloping world-leading industrial biotechnology capabilities that create
    transformational, new bio-based businesses.

"Our strategic priorities are clear and we are aggressively advancing them to
continue delivering shareholder value," Fanandakis said. "We are on track
with our three operational priorities: increasing return on innovation,
expanding our global reach and continuing to deliver significant productivity

"We are leveraging our science capabilities across businesses and markets to
address some of the world's most pressing challenges. Science is the growth
engine of DuPont. Our integrated science gives us an advantage unlike any
other company to deliver value to customers and shareholders," Fanandakis

Fanandakis also addressed current business conditions. "Unseasonably cool,
wet weather across North America and Europe is impacting our Agriculture and
Nutrition & Health segments' second-quarter revenues and costs. March to May
2013 has been the wettest spring in nearly 120 years across the farm belt
states of Iowa, Illinois and Indiana," Fanandakis said.

As a result, the company expects its first half operating EPS to be about 10
percent below last year versus the 7-9 percent lower year-over-year outlook
communicated April 23. For the full-year 2013, DuPont expects operating EPS
to be at the low end of its previously issued guidance range of $3.85 - $4.05
per share, based on anticipated improvement in global industrial market
demand. DuPont will report its second-quarter financial results on July 23.

Webcast Information

Fanandakis presents today at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrial and Basic
Materials conference at 1:30 p.m. central time (CT). The webcast recording of
today's presentation will be available later this afternoon at the Investor
Center at

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

Use of Non-GAAP Measures: Management believes that certain non-GAAP measures
are meaningful to investors because they provide insight with respect to
ongoing operating results of the company. Such measurements are not
recognized in accordance with GAAP and should not be viewed as an alternative
to GAAP measures of performance. Reconciliations of non-GAAP measures to GAAP
are provided in the attached Schedule A.

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking
statements based on management's current expectations, estimates and
projections. All statements that address expectations or projections about the
future, including statements about the company's strategy for growth, product
development, market position, expected expenditures and financial results are
forward-looking statements. Some of the forward-looking statements may be
identified by words like "expects," "anticipates," "plans," "intends,"
"projects," "indicates," and similar expressions. These statements are not
guarantees of future performance and involve a number of risks, uncertainties
and assumptions. Many factors, including those discussed more fully elsewhere
in this release and in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission by DuPont, particularly its latest annual report on Form 10-K and
quarterly report on Form 10-Q, as well as others, could cause results to
differ materially from those stated. These factors include, but are not
limited to changes in the laws, regulations, policies and economic conditions,
including inflation, interest and foreign currency exchange rates, of
countries in which the company does business; competitive pressures;
successful integration of structural changes, including restructuring plans,
acquisitions, divestitures and alliances; cost of raw materials, research and
development of new products, including regulatory approval and market
acceptance; seasonality of sales of agricultural products; and severe weather
events that cause business interruptions, including plant and power outages,
or disruptions in supplier and customer operations. The company undertakes no
duty to update any forward-looking statements as a result of future
developments or new information.

Schedule A
Reconciliation of Operating Earnings Per Share (EPS) Outlook

The reconciliation below represents the company's outlook on an operating
earnings basis,
defined as earnings from continuing operations excluding significant items and
pension/OPEB costs.
                       Second Quarter               Year Ended December 31
                       2013 Outlook    2012 Actual  2013 Outlook  2012 Actual
Operating EPS          $         $       $        $    3.77
                       1.27           1.50         3.85
Significant items
Tax items              (0.06)          -            (0.02)        -
Sale of an equity      -               0.08         -             0.08
method investment
Customer claims        (0.04)          (0.18)       (0.06)        (0.39)
Restructuring          -               -            -             (0.17)
Litigation settlement  -               (0.13)       -             (0.13)
Asset impairment       -               -            -             (0.19)
Sale of business       -               -            -             0.08
Non-operating          (0.11)          (0.12)       (0.40)        (0.46)
pension/OPEB costs
Impact of LIFO         -               -            -             0.02
accounting change
                       ___________     __________  __________   ___________
EPS from continuing    $         $       $        $     
operations (GAAP)      1.06            1.15        3.37          2.61


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