ArcelorMittal announces publication of its Half-Year Report 2013 and Recast of its 2012 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Luxembourg, 5 August 2013 - ArcelorMittal has published today its Half-Year Report for the six month period ended 30 June, 2013 ("HY Report"). As a result of the adoption and early adoption of new IFRS accounting standards as of 1 January 2013 in accordance with IFRS as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board and as adopted by the European Union, the HY Report also contains recast financial information at 31 December 2012 and for the year ended 31 December 2012 to reflect the retrospective application of the new standards whenever applicable. This recast 2012 financial information updates without replacing the 2012 Annual Report published on 27 February 2013 (the "Annual Report") which is still available on the electronic database of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (http://www.oam.lu/) and on http://www.arcelormittal.com/ under "Investors > Financial reports > Annual reports".
In addition, ArcelorMittal has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (www.sec.gov) on Form 6-K a recast of its 2012 annual report on Form 20-F to reflect the retrospective application of the same new IFRS accounting standards.
Both reports published today are available on www.arcelormittal.com under Investors > Financial Documents > Half-year reports. The HY Report has been filed with the electronic database of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (http://www.bourse.lu/).
ArcelorMittal is the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with a presence in more than 60 countries.
ArcelorMittal is the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading R&D and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in over 20 countries spanning four continents, the Company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature.
Through its core values of sustainability, quality and leadership, ArcelorMittal commits to operating in a responsible way with respect to the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and the communities in which it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the environment. It takes a leading role in the industry's efforts to develop breakthrough steelmaking technologies and is actively researching and developing steel-based technologies and solutions that contribute to combat climate change.
In 2012, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $84.2 billion and crude steel production of 88.2million tonnes, representing approximately 6 percent of world steel output.
ArcelorMittal is listed on the stock exchanges of New York (MT), Amsterdam (MT), Paris (MT), Luxembourg (MT) and on the Spanish stock exchanges of Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Valencia (MTS).
For more information about ArcelorMittal please visit: www.arcelormittal.com.
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