Notice Concerning the Recording of Special Loss Resulting from the Great East Japan Earthquake

18 May 2011

TOKYO, Japan, May 18, 2011 — Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced the recording of special loss in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 in connection with damage from the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake.


1. Outline of the special loss in connection with the earthquake

Renesas Electronics Group's multiple production sites located in the Tohoku and Kanto area, including the Naka factory in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki suffered damage to their buildings and manufacturing equipment. Due to the impact of the earthquake, the Group recorded a loss on disaster of 49,504 million yen (including an insurance income receivable of 16,000 million yen) as part of its special loss.


Repair cost of fixed assets and loss on cancellation of lease contracts are recorded as a provision for loss on disaster in the consolidated balance sheet.


[Loss on disaster]

In millions of yen

Repair cost of fixed assets 43,116
Loss on disposal of inventories 7,283
Loss on disposal of fixed assets 6,187
Fixed costs during the temporary shutdown period of operations 5,919
Loss on cancellation of lease contracts 2,987
Other 12
Sub total 65,504
Insurance income receivable (16,000)
Total 49,504

2. Impact on Renesas Electronics financial results for the year ended March 31, 2011

Refer to Renesas Electronics' announcement of full-year financial results issued today on May 18, 2011 for the impact of the special loss on the company's financial results for the year ended March 31, 2011.


Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release with respect to the plans, strategies and financial outlook of Renesas Electronics and its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively “we”) are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. We caution you in advance that actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements due to several important factors including, but not limited to, general economic conditions in our markets, which are primarily Japan, North America, Asia, and Europe; demand for, and competitive pricing pressure on, products and services in the marketplace; ability to continue to win acceptance of products and services in these highly competitive markets; and fluctuations in currency exchange rates, particularly between the yen and the U.S. dollar. Among other factors, downturn of the world economy; deteriorating financial conditions in world markets, or deterioration in domestic and overseas stock markets, may cause actual results to differ from the projected results forecast.

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