The annual report of ALROSA for 2014 (hereinafter referred to as the Annual Report) was prepared on the basis of the information available to the Group at the time of its preparation. This Annual Report contains forecasting statements in regard to business operations, economic indicators, financial status, as well as future events and/or actions, expected results of activities and growth prospects.
Forecasting statements contained in this Annual Report are identifiable by the presence of terms such as “expect”, “believe”, “forecast”, “plan”, “evaluate”, “intend”, “will [do]”, “could [do]”, “can” and other similar expressions, either in the affirmative or in the negative. These statements are forecasts, and may differ from actual events or results substantially. ALROSA does not undertake to update such statements with the aim of reflecting events or circumstances arising after the date of preparation of the Annual Report, or to reflect the occurrence of unforeseeable events. Many factors — including, among others, the state of the economy, competitive landscape, technological changes, and other factors may cause substantial differences between actual results and results included in the Annual Report’s forecasting statements.