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January 17, 2007

Surcharge Payment Order from the Japan Fair Trade Commission

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. on January 16, 2007 received an order from the Japan Fair Trade Commission to pay a surcharge in accordance with Section 7-2, (1) of the Act Concerning Prohibition of Private Monopolization and Maintenance of Fair Trade (Antimonopoly Act) for committing an act that violated a provision of Section 3 (unreasonable restraint of trade) of the same law in connection with bidding for a project to construct sludge treatment (human waste treatment) facility. The summery of the order and the expected impact on the company’s business performance are as follows.

1. Summary of surcharge payment order:

  • (1)Date of issue
    January 16, 2007
  • (2)Surcharge payment order No.
    Order No. 2 (Nou) of 2007
  • (3)Amount of surcharge
  • (4)Deadline for payment
    April 17, 2007

2. Impact on business performance:

The projected earnings performance of fiscal year ending March 31, 2007 (issued on October 31, 2006 )remains unchanged.