BAK Braskem

Rosana Avolio Investor Relations Director
Pedro Freitas Chief Financial Officer
Roberto Simoes Chief Executive Officer
Ricardo Rezende JP Morgan
Guilherme Levy Morgan Stanley
Pedro Soares BTG Pactual
Luiz Carvalho UBS
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Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for holding. Welcome to the Braskem’s Conference Call to discuss the Results of the Second Quarter. Today, we have with us Mr. Roberto Simoes, the Company’s CEO; Pedro Freitas, the CFO; and Rosana Avolio, the Investor Relations Director. We would like to inform you that this event is being recorded and during the presentation, all participants will be in the listen-only mode. begin session will will further we given. be this, the when question-and-answer instructions Ensuing the slide can audio presentation Both, Instructions] [Operator and broadcast the via through are show simultaneously webcast accessed and be website being the for available company statements on based Please may the during assumptions on to to company’s beliefs be regarding information and operating the that business bear and call that prospects, conference management financial made as mind the in currently as forward-looking well this projections company. of are These are guarantees performance. of forward-looking not statements They to involve not on may they risks, uncertainties and may assumptions circumstances future as refer occur. or depend events and that General economic in statements. the operating and lead may conditions, to results the affect forward-looking materially other expressed factors the that company’s those results conditions industry future differ and from over like Avolio, now to Rosana Director. conference the turn to would Relations Investor I

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Rosana Avolio

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to maturity position As position a is to has June, maturity in a of of It profile reflects was to continued a cover and all million. it’s obtained a company’s Fitch current upgraded year reduction end cost long-term. during liquidity around leverage sufficient term total average ratio. the highlight billion. the long the XXXX, virtual By XX months. Braskem’s very entity liquidity and risk BB+ May permanent and in discipline commitment the strong next that Rating to liquidity maintaining The The reducing concentrated the debt which $X.X maintain payment over $XX result, with Braskem outlook the position, to rating is the maturing of debt important the our

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to the Q&A session. go Let’s


Rezende JP Morgan. [Operator from The first from question Instructions] Ricardo

Ricardo Rezende

Hey, good afternoon, Roberto Rosana, and Pedro.

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Pedro Freitas

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Ricardo Rezende

Pedro. you the for Thank response. very much, you Thank


from Levy Guilherme Stanley. Morgan The next question from

Guilherme Levy

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Pedro Freitas

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Guilherme Levy

much. Thank you very


BTG question of from Pactual. Pedro next Soares Our

Pedro Soares

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Rosana Avolio

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Next question with Luiz UBS. from Carvalho

Luiz Carvalho

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Pedro Freitas

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Roberto Simoes

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Luiz Carvalho

you Thank you. Thank very your response. for much


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Pedro Freitas

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Pedro Freitas

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[Operator company Instructions] Q&A I are comments. to session. bringing our We remove would floor to their like for to the the give back final

Roberto Simoes

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