AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - Jul 15, 2013) -

OCI N.V. announced today that Sorfert Algerie, a 2 million metric ton
capacity Greenfield nitrogen fertilizer complex owned by Orascom
Construction Industries (OCI S.A.E.) in partnership with Sonatrach, has
restarted operations on train one and has begun commissioning works on
train two. Commercial production is expected to commence in August 2013
with exports following suit by the end of the month.

Sorfert was established through a 51/49 OCI S.A.E. and Sonatrach
partnership in 2006, with OCI acting as lead Engineering, Procurement,
and Construction (EPC) contractor and Uhde providing the plant's
state-of-the-art process technology. Sorfert is capable of producing
1.36 million metric tons per annum (mtpa) of granular urea and 0.8 mtpa
of merchant anhydrous ammonia.

About OCI N.V.:

OCI N.V. is a global nitrogen-based fertilizer producer and engineering
& construction contractor based in the Netherlands. The Fertilizer
Group owns and operates nitrogen fertilizer plants in the Netherlands,
the United States, Egypt and Algeria and has an international
distribution platform spanning from the Americas to Asia. The
Fertilizer Group ranks among the world's top fertilizer producers with
a fertilizer production capacity of nearly 7 million metric tons. The
Construction Group provides international engineering and construction
services primarily on infrastructure, industrial and high-end
commercial projects in the United States, Europe, the Middle East,
North Africa and Central Asia for public and private clients. The
Construction Group ranks among the world's top global contractors. OCI
N.V. employs more than 75,000 people in 35 countries around the globe
and is listed on the NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam.

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Omar Darwazah        

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                              OCI N.V. stock symbols: OCI / OCI.NA /
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Hassan Badrawi

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