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Dow Chemical expands operations in Africa

October 10, 2011

NEW YORK — The Dow Chemical Company is expanding its operations in Africa by opening offices in Algeria and Ghana, according to a press release.

The new sales offices will complement existing Dow operations in Egypt, Kenya and South Africa, where the company has more than 50 years of operating history and employs more than 240 people.

“With a population of over 1 billion people, significant and consistent economic growth rates over the last 10 years and improved corporate governance and transparency, there has never been a better time to expand Dow’s focus and participation in Africa,” said Dow Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris. “This expansion signifies Dow’s commitment to investing in the needs of growing regions to help our customers address tomorrow’s challenges today.”