This report contains forward-looking statements concerning the financial condition, operational results, and businesses of EVRAZ plc. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements of future expectations that are based on management’s current plans, goals, intentions, expectations and assumptions. They involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance, or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in these statements. Forward-looking statements typically contain words such as “will”, “may”, “should”, “believe”, “intend”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “target”, “estimate,” and words of similar import.
By their nature, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, as they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will or could occur in the future. They are based on numerous assumptions regarding EVRAZ’s present and future business strategies and the environment in which it will operate. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements, including a number of factors outside EVRAZ’s control.
These include, inter alia, changes in the political, social, and regulatory framework in which EVRAZ operates; changes to economic and technological trends or conditions; the success of certain business and operating initiatives; the actions of regulators; legislative, fiscal, and regulatory developments, including regulatory measures addressing climate change; the behavior of other market participants; competitive product and pricing pressures; changes in consumer habits and preferences; foreign exchange rate fluctuations and interest rate fluctuations; changes in the level of capital investment; the impact of any acquisitions, disposals, or similar transactions; the outcome of any litigation; risk inherent to doing business in countries subject to international sanctions; environmental and physical risks; risks associated with the impact of pandemics; and risks of unforeseeable events and force majeure conditions.
Other unknown or unpredictable factors could also cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements.
Neither EVRAZ nor any of its subsidiaries or directors, officers or advisers, provides any representation, assurance, or guarantee that the occurrence of the events expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements in this report will actually occur.
Except as required by applicable regulations or by law, neither EVRAZ nor any of its subsidiaries undertakes any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Each forward-looking statement pertains only to the date of this report, i.e. 24 February 2022. In light of these risks, results could differ materially from those stated, implied, or inferred from the forward-looking statements contained in this report. No materials contained in this report constitute an offer, solicitation, or recommendation to purchase or sell securities or make investments. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.