13 March 2013

Х5 and the “Seafood Union” will cooperate in line with the Fair Practices Code

Moscow, 13 March 2013

X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker symbol: FIVE), and representatives of the “Seafood Union”, the largest non-profit seafood industry association, agreed to establish a working group to develop efficient practices related to the promotion of seafood, including enhancement of quality control systems and formation of a balanced product mix in retail chains.