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United States Steel Corporation Announces Plan to Sell U. S. Steel Serbia

Monday, January 30, 2012

United States Steel Corporation Announces Plan to Sell U. S. Steel Serbia07:30 EST Monday, January 30, 2012PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced a plan for the sale of U. S. Steel Serbia d.o.o. to the Republic of Serbia for a nominal purchase price, subject to finalization and execution of definitive agreements.  U. S. Steel expects to record a total non-cash charge of between $400 and $450 million in the first quarter of 2012, which includes the expected loss on the sale and a charge of approximately $50 million to recognize the cumulative currency translation adjustment related to the company's net investment in Serbia.  The sale is expected to close on Jan. 31, 2012.  For more information about U. S. Steel, visit www.ussteel.com.SOURCE United States Steel CorporationFor further information: CONTACT: Media, Erin DiPietro, +1-412-433-6845 or Analysts/Investors, Dan Lesnak, +1-412-433-1184