Target confirmed for full year operating margin rate of 4.5%
§ Organic growth of 2.8% in the third quarter
§ Confirmed recovery in low and medium voltage energy infrastructure business and special cables
§ Stabilized building sector
§ Net debt reduced despite rise in copper prices
Nexans today announced 2010 third-quarter sales of 1,566 million euros (at current non-ferrous metal prices), or 1,094 million euros at constant non-ferrous metal prices*, which corresponds to an organic increase of 2.8%**.