ArcelorMittal, through the ArcelorMittal Foundation, announces a donation of 1 million USD to help the relief efforts in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, following the earthquake that struck the island on Tuesday 12 January.

More than 100,000 people may have been killed by this 7.0-magnitude earthquake. Tens of thousands are estimated to be in need of urgent assistance.

As in previous similiar situations, ArcelorMittal is ready to help. In a first step the Company announced already two days after this natural disaster to support an emergency intervention from the organisation Médecins sans frontières (MSF) in Port-au-Prince. A donation of 100,000 USD aims to address the needs of the persons affected by the earthquake.

Today the Company increases its aid to a total of 1 million USD. This donation will be given in both cash and kind, offering assistance in new housing projects to rebuild Haiti. ArcelorMittal is also encouraging its employees to support other local initiatives in the country.

Commenting, Mr. Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman & CEO of ArcelorMittal, said: "The painful images and news of the earthquake in Haiti have shocked us all. The scale of the devastation is beyond comprehension. I would like to express my deepest sympathies to all the people affected by this tragedy. I hope with our help, and the help of others, that we will be able to bring support in rebuilding the country and aid those who have suffered."

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ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and primary steelmaking facilities in 18 countries. In 2019, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $70.6 billion and crude steel production of 89.8 million metric tonnes, while iron ore production reached 57.1 million metric tonnes. Our goal is to help build a better world with smarter steels. Steels made using innovative processes which use less energy, emit significantly less carbon and reduce costs. Steels that are cleaner, stronger and reusable. Steels for electric vehicles and renewable energy infrastructure that will support societies as they transform through this century. With steel at our core, our inventive people and an entrepreneurial culture at heart, we will support the world in making that change. This is what we believe it takes to be the steel company of the future. 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: http://corporate.arcelormittal.com/

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