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Akzo Nobel Share Buyback Program (Week 13 of 2008)

PRESS RELEASE: Akzo Nobel has announced that, in line with the launch of its EUR 1 billion share buyback program on March 17, 2008, the company has repurchased 390,000 ordinary shares in the period March 25 until March 28, 2008.

Shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 51.22.

EUR 1 billion program is the first tranche of a EUR 3 billion share buyback program.

detailed information on the daily repurchased shares, see the Akzo Nobel website at http://www.akzonobel.com/investor_relations/share_buyback/index.aspx

total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 790,000 ordinary shares for a total consideration of EUR 40.3 million.

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