With regard to the news item entitled “Avanço asiático” (Asian advance) published in the Radar column of the magazine Veja this week, Odebrecht S.A., the holding company of the group, clarifies that the information that its construction company is in the process of being sold to a Chinese group is false. Odebrecht Engineering and Construction is continuing with more than 40 infrastructure and industrial assembly works in 11 countries, employing over 40,000 people from 70 nationalities, and has been prospecting new opportunities to ensure its sustainable growth and the maintenance of jobs by operating with ethics, integrity and transparency.