Kemira Oyj: Kemira and Wilmar to terminate joint venture agreement

      Kemira Oyj: Kemira and Wilmar to terminate joint venture agreement

Kemira Oyj
Press Release
August 19, 2014 at 1.00 pm (CET+1)

Kemira Oyj and Wilmar International Limited announced on November 1, 2013  the 
signing of a joint  venture agreement between the  subsidiaries of Kemira  and 
Wilmar ("JVA") for the manufacture of AKD (alkyl ketene dimer) wax in China.

Kemira and Wilmar  have now mutually  agreed to terminate  the JVA because  of 
changesto their commercial objectives.

For more information, please contact

Kemira Oyj
Leena Lie, Senior Vice President, Communications and Corporate Responsibility
Tel +358 40 745 7943

Tero Huovinen, Vice President, Investor Relations
Tel. +358 10 862 1980

Wilmar International Limited
Iris Chan, Corporate Communications
Tel. +65 6216 0870

Lim Li Chuen, Investor Relations
Tel. +65 6507 0592

About Kemira
Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive
industries. We provide expertise and chemicals that improve our customers'
water, energy and raw material efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil &
gas, mining and water treatment. In 2013, Kemira had annual revenue of EUR 2.2
billion and around 4,500 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki Ltd.

About Wilmar

Wilmar International Limited, founded in 1991 and headquartered in  Singapore, 
is today  Asia's leading  agribusiness  group. Wilmar  is ranked  amongst  the 
largest listed companies by market capitalization on the Singapore Exchange.

Wilmar's business activities include  oil palm cultivation, oilseed  crushing, 
edible oil refining, sugar milling and refining, specialty fat,  oleochemical, 
biodiesel and fertilizer manufacturing  and grain processing.  At the core  of 
Wilmar's  strategy  is   a  resilient  integrated   agribusiness  model   that 
encompasses the entire  value chain of  the agricultural commodity  processing 
business, from  origination  and  processing to  branding,  merchandising  and 
distribution of  a  wide range  of  agricultural  products. It  has  over  450 
manufacturing plants  and an  extensive distribution  network covering  China, 
India, Indonesia  and  some 50  other  countries. The  Group  is backed  by  a 
multinational workforce of about 90,000 people.

Wilmar's portfolio  of high  quality processed  agricultural products  is  the 
preferred choice of the food manufacturing industry, as well as the industrial
and consumer food catering businesses.  Its consumer-packed products occupy  a 
leading share  in its  targeted markets.  Through scale,  integration and  the 
logistical advantages of its business model, Wilmar is able to extract margins
at every step of  the value chain, thereby  reaping operational synergies  and 
cost efficiencies. Wilmar remains a firm advocate of sustainable growth and is
committed to its role as a responsible corporate citizen.


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Source: Kemira Oyj via Globenewswire
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