Annual Shareholders‘ Meeting – Call Notice

Publicly-held Company
Corporate Taxpayer’s ID (CNPJ/MF) 33.042.730/0001-04
Corporate Registry ID (NIRE) 3330001159-5


The Shareholders of COMPANHIA SIDERÚRGICA NACIONAL are summoned to attend the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting to be held on April 30, 2010, at 11:00 a.m., at the Company’s headquarters, located at Rua São José nº 20 – Grupo 1602, Centro, in the city and state of Rio de Janeiro, in order to resolve on the following Agenda:

1. Examine the management accounts, analyze, discuss and vote on the Financial Statements and the Management Report, for the year ended on December 31, 2009.

2. Resolve on the allocation of net income for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2009, payment of dividends and ratification of the payment of interest on equity approved by the Board of Directors in a meeting held on December 17, 2009, including the approval of the capital budget for 2010, in compliance with article 196 of Law 6,404/76.

3. Elect the members of the Board of Directors.

4. Determine the management’s annual global compensation for 2010.

The Shareholders are notified hereby that a minimum of 5% of the Company’s voting capital is necessary to request the adoption of multiple vote.

Those Shareholders whose shares are held under custody are requested to present a statement of their shareholdings issued by the custodian institution. Shareholders intending to be represented by an attorney-in-fact shall observe the provisions of paragraph 1 article 126 of Law 6,404/76, delivering, preferably, at the Company’s headquarters the powers of attorney with special powers for representation at the Annual General Meeting referred to herein, at least, seventy-two (72) hours prior to the date scheduled for the meeting, in order to enhance services provided to shareholders.

Documents related to the items included in the Agenda are available to Shareholders’ consultation at the Company’s headquarters and on the websites of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), at; BM&FBovespa – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros S.A., at, and the Company, at

Rio de Janeiro, April 14, 2010.

Benjamin Steinbruch
Chairman of the Board of Directors

For the Call Notice, click here.