News Release (Sumitomo Corp.)
May. 31, 2010
Effect of protests in Bolivia on the San Cristobal mine (follow-up)
With reference to the blockade of roads and railway near the Chile-Bolivia border which occurred as reported in the press release on April 23, the protesters and the Potosi regional governor had talks and consequently the blockade was lifted.
We announce that operation of Minera San Cristobal S.A. is now back to normal (including the procurement of materials) with the exception of delay in exportation of products.
Corporate Communications Department, Sumitomo Corporation
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