DuPont Teijin To Nullify Joint Venture

DuPont, Teijin ToNullify Joint VentureTeijin Ltd. and DuPont K.K., both based in Tokyo, have agreed
to dissolve their 50/50 joint venture, Teijin DuPont Nylon K.K. (tdN). Teijin has taken over
ownership of tdN and will service and supply its customers and markets until December 2003. Teijin
and DuPont continue to cooperate in providing customer support. Following the dissolution, DuPont
will market its products directly through its Textiles and Interiors (DTI) operation in Japan.The
companies cited Japanese market dynamics, affected by global economic factors related to tdNs
products, as factors contributing to the decision to cease operations.
December 2002