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Omn - Omnia Holdings Limited - Trading Statement

Release Date: 24/05/2010 11:47:01      Code(s): OMN
OMN - Omnia Holdings Limited - Trading Statement                                
OMNIA HOLDINGS LIMITED                                                          
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration number: 1967/003680/06)                                           
JSE Code: OMN                                                                   
ISIN: ZAE000005153                                                              
("Omnia" or "the Company")                                                      
Trading Statement                                                               
Omnia is a diversified specialist chemical services company providing customised
solutions to the chemicals, mining, and agriculture markets.                    
Following the losses reported at the September 2009 interim stage and in line   
with comments made in the previous trading statement published on 8 March 2010, 
Omnia expects earnings and headline earnings per share to be between 85% and 95%
below those of the previous comparable financial year.                          
The main reasons for the considerable reduction in earnings from an abnormally  
buoyant previous year`s earnings is due to significant stock write downs        
following international commodity price reductions coupled with the continued   
strengthening of the Rand.                                                      
Omnia remains focused on balancing the Group`s risk profile and the Company is  
well positioned in the three critical sectors of the future (agriculture, water,
and alternative energy)                                                         
The results for the year ended 31 March 2010 are expected to be published on or 
about 9 June 2010.                                                              
The information contained in this announcement has not been reviewed or reported
on by Omnia`s auditors.                                                         
Johannesburg                                                                    
24 May 2010                                                                     
Sponsor:                                                                        
One Capital                                                                     
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