Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting Call Notice – Second Call


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


The Shareholders of COMPANHIA SIDERÚRGICA NACIONAL are hereby summoned at second call to attend the Extraordinary Shareholders‘ Meeting to be held on August 21, 2009 at 11:00 a.m., at the Company’s headquarters, located at Rua São José nº 20, 16º andar – Grupo 1602, Centro, in the city and state of Rio de Janeiro, in order to resolve on the following Agenda:

1. cancellation of 8,539,828 (eight million, five hundred thirty-nine thousand, eight hundred twenty eight) shares currently held in treasury, with no capital reduction;

2. amendment to Article 5 of the Company’s Bylaws in order to reflect the share cancellation mentioned in item 1 above.

The Company’s Management decided to postpone the resolution related to the change of the Company’s headquarters, included in the first call notice.

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 3 (three) business days prior to said Meeting.

Rio de Janeiro, August 12, 2009.

Benjamin Steinbruch
Chairman of the Board of Directors

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