SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
January 31, 2013
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission file number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
2030 DOW CENTER, MIDLAND, MICHIGAN 48674
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 989-636-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Section 2 - Financial Information
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 31, 2013, The Dow Chemical Company issued a press release, attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference, announcing results for the fourth quarter of 2012.
The information contained in this report, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of Section 18. Furthermore, the information contained in this report shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release issued by The Dow Chemical Company on January 31, 2013, announcing results for the fourth quarter of 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
Date: January 31, 2013
/s/ RONALD C. EDMONDS
Ronald C. Edmonds
Vice President and Controller
Press release issued by The Dow Chemical Company on January 31, 2013, announcing results for the fourth quarter of 2012.