Disclaimer Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Statements made in this annual report with respect to Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.´s current plans, strategies and beliefs are not historical facts. Rather, they are forward-looking statements based on the Company´s estimates and beliefs, which management formed through analysis of currently available information. Many factors could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements. These factors include the potential risks and uncertainties of all business environments, as well as the changing consumer preferences and demands, the acceptance of our products and our ability to continue providing necessary services in the face of stiff competition in the Japanese chemical field, the Company´s main line of business.