São Paulo, August 20, 2021.
Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM)
Re.: Official Letter 197/2021/CVM/SEP/GEA-1 - Solicitação de esclarecimentos
We refer to Official Letter 197/2021/CVM/SEP/GEA-1 ("Official Letter") dated August 19, 2021, transcribed below, through which you requested clarifications from Braskem S.A. ("Braskem" or "Company") regarding the news report published on August 18, 2021 in the Agência Estado press, News section, under the title: "Braskem confirms partnership with Nexeo Plastics for additive manufacturing ":
"1. We refer to the news published on August 18, 2021 in the Agência Estado press, News section, under the title: "Braskem confirms partnership with Nexeo Plastics for additive manufacturing ", which contains the following statement:
Braskem confirmed partnership with Nexeo Plastics for the distribution of polypropylene (PP) filament and pellets for additive manufacturing. The agreement will expand the international distribution of petrochemical products to North America and Europe.
" We are focused on providing our customers with the most comprehensive portfolio of 3D materials and solutions," said Paul Tayler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexeo Plastics. "Our expanded partnership with Braskem will provide 3D printers with the innovative, quality materials they need," he says.
Jason Vagnozzi, Braskem's Commercial Director, explains that the new partnership marks an important moment for the Additive Manufacturing business, as it extends the international reach of petrochemical products in the European market through comprehensive Nexeo's online marketplace.
2. In view of the foregoing, we determine that you clarify whether the news is true, and, if so, explain the reasons why you understood it was not a material fact, as well as comment on other information considered important on the subject."
In this regard, Braskem confirms the partnership with Nexeo Plastics for the distribution of polypropylene filament (PP) and pellets for the manufacture of additives, however, the Company clarifies that this partnership does not constitute relevant information, considering the Company's internal rules and policies, as well as applicable legislation.
Pedro van Langendonck Teixeira de Freitas
Chief Financial and Investor Relations Officer