AbitibiBowater to Present at the UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference

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MONTREAL, Sept. 6, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jo-Ann Longworth will speak at the UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference in New York on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at 3:15 p.m. Eastern.

A copy of the presentation is available on the Company's website, under "Presentations and Webcasts" at www.abitibibowater.com. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website shortly before the presentation.

AbitibiBowater is a global leader in the forest products industry, producing a diverse range of products, including newsprint, commercial printing papers, market pulp and wood products. The Company owns or operates 18 pulp and paper mills and 24 wood products facilities located in the United States, Canada and South Korea. Marketing its products in close to 90 countries, AbitibiBowater also has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to sustainable forest management standards. The Company's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Statements in the presentation referred to above that are not reported financial results or other historical information of AbitibiBowater Inc. are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. They include, for example, statements relating to our: efforts to continue to reduce costs and increase revenues and profitability, including our cost-reduction initiatives regarding selling, general and administrative expenses; business outlook; assessment of market conditions; liquidity outlook, prospects, growth strategies and the industry in which we operate; and strategies for achieving our goals generally. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as the words "should," "would," "could," "will," "may," "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "attempt," "project" and other terms with similar meaning indicating possible future events or potential impact on our business or AbitibiBowater's shareholders.

The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are not guarantees of future performance. These statements are based on management's current assumptions, beliefs and expectations, all of which involve a number of business risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. The potential risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual future financial condition, results of operations and performance to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the presentation include those set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in Part I, Item 1A in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 5, 2011.

All forward-looking statements in this presentation are expressly qualified by the cautionary statements contained or referred to in this section and in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. We disclaim any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

SOURCE ABITIBIBOWATER INC. - ENGLISH

For further information:

Contacts
Investors        
Duane Owens
Vice President, Finance
864 282-9488
  Media and Others
Seth Kursman
Vice President, Corporate Communications,
Sustainability & Government Affairs
514 394-2398
seth.kursman@abitibibowater.com

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