01 June 2012

Notification of Investment in Perstorp Holding France SAS/VENCOREX Holding

(Translation) No. 01-418/2012 June 1, 2012 Subject: Notification of Investment in Perstorp Holding France SAS/VENCOREX Holding Attention: President The Stock Exchange of Thailand In reference to the notification to the Stock Exchange of Thailand ("SET") from PTT Global Chemical Company Limited ("the Company" or "PTTGC") on November 21, 2011 to clarify the investment of Perstorp Holding France SAS. The Company would like to notify the investment progress that, on May 31, 2012, the Company has completely acquired 51% of the shares in Perstorp Holding France SAS in the amount of Euro 114.8 million or approximately Baht 4,830 million from the former shareholder. In addition, the Company renamed the purchased entity from Perstorp Holding France SAS to VENCOREX Holding. VENCOREX Holding is a producer and technology-owner of Isocyanate. Moreover, it is also a major player in the Europe market, particularly in Toluene diisocyanate (TDI), Hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) and Derivatives which are the major feedstocks in the manufacturing of polyurethane (PU). PU has the characteristics for foams and coatings production used in the automotive and construction industry. In this regard, the investment would be a strategic move into the High Volume Specialty which is a downstream business that will enhances higher value and opportunity for future growth. The transaction is not a connected transaction and the size of the transaction is exempted from being disclosed under the rule, procedures and disclosure of information concerning the acquisition and disposition of assets of listed companies. Please be informed accordingly. Yours Sincerely, (Mr. Anon Sirisaengtaksin) Chief Executive Officer Corporate Finance and Investor Relations Tel. +66 (0) 2 265 8421, +66(0) 2 265 8574, +66 (0) 2 140 8712-14 ______________________________________________________________________ This announcement was prepared and disseminated by listed company or issuer through the electronic system which is provided for the purpose of dissemination of the information and related documents of listed company or issuer to the Stock Exchange of Thailand only. The Stock Exchange of Thailand has no responsibility for the correctness and completeness of any statements, figures, reports or opinions contained in this announcement, and has no liability for any losses and damages in any cases. In case you have any inquiries or clarification regarding this announcement, please directly contact listed company or issuer who made this announcement.