Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting Call Notice – Second Call


The Shareholders of COMPANHIA SIDERÚRGICA NACIONAL are hereby summoned at second call to attend the Extraordinary Shareholders‘ Meeting to be held on March 25, 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:

(i) Approval of the Company’s common shares split, in the ratio of 2:1 (i.e., two new shares for each existing share on the date of the resolution), with the consequent amendment to article 5 of the Bylaws; and

(ii) Approval of the increase in the Company’s authorized capital limit to 2,400,000,000 (two billion four hundred million) common shares, with the consequent amendment to article 7 of the Bylaws, in order to reflect the shares split;

Pursuant to the provisions set forth in article 135 of Law 6,404/76, the instatement of the shareholders’ meeting at the second call will occur regardless of the number of attending shareholders.

Those shareholders whose shares are held in custody should present a statement of their shareholdings issued by the custodian institution, while those willing to be represented by an Attorney-in-Fact should observe the provisions in Article 126, paragraph 1 of Law 6,404/76, duly delivering the respective power(s) of attorney authorizing their representation at the Extraordinary Shareholders‘ Meeting, which is the object of this Call Notice, at the Company’s headquarters no later than 72 (seventy-two) hours prior to said Meeting, in order to facilitate services provided to shareholders.

Documents related to the items included in the Agenda will be available for Shareholders at the Company’s headquarters, as well as on the website of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission – CVM, at www.cvm.gov.br; BM&FBovespa – Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros S.A., at www.bmfbovespa.com.br, and CSN, at www.csn.com.br/ir, in compliance with the provisions of Law 6,404/1976 and CVM Instruction 481/2009.

Rio de Janeiro, March 16, 2010.

Benjamin Steinbruch
Chairman of the Board of Directors

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