Pursuant to the provisions of the Rules of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, d.d., Ljubljana, and the applicable legislation, SIJ - Slovenian Steel Industry d.d., Gerbičeva ulica 98, Ljubljana (hereinafter: SIJ d.d.), informs the public about the measures related to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The Management Board of SIJ d.d. established a special Crisis Team at the level of the entire SIJ Group, which constantly monitors and adopts measures for SIJ Group companies to curb the spread of infections in accordance with the accompanying administrative measures and recommendations of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and in accordance with regulations on occupational safety and health, taking into account that the situation is constantly changing.

Taking immediate effective preventive measures to ensure the safety and health of workers, the SIJ Group companies are not currently facing any significant deviations in operations and the volume of orders and deliveries, with an exception of minor delays due to additional border controls, is satisfactory. In line with the forecasts and the development of the epidemic in Slovenia and nearby countries, SIJ Group is expecting that business disruption will increase in the coming period, consequently the measures will be adapted accordingly.

SIJ d.d. will continue to inform the public of all relevant circumstances and further information can be found in the attached press release.

The information in the notice will be made available on the official website of SIJ d.d. for at least 5 years from the date of publication.

March 18, 2020

The Management Board of SIJ d.d.