The Natuzzi Group, moreover, is working with the local and national institutions in order to safeguard both the local employment and the Company’s competitiveness.Pasquale Natuzzi; Chairman, CEO of the Natuzzi Group commented: “The ambitious 2010 goals are taking into consideration the persistent challenging economic environment, but also the internal Group improvement that began recently. Considering the uncertainty in the market, we have planned to periodically evaluate and fine tune our long term objectives in order to incorporate any potential changes in the environment.” – Pasquale Natuzzi continued - “Lastly, I want to emphasize the strength of the Editions project, that will be one of the engines of our future growth, that will leverage our experienced, creative team as well as our production and commercial Group structures.” About Natuzzi Founded in 1959 by Pasquale Natuzzi, Natuzzi S.p.A. designs and manufactures a broad collection of residential upholstered furniture. With 2008 consolidated revenues of EUR 666,0 million on, Natuzzi is Italy's largest furniture manufacturer. The Natuzzi group exports its innovative high-quality sofas and armchairs to 123 markets on five continents under two brands, Natuzzi and Italsofa. Cutting-edge design, superior Italian craftsmanship, and advanced, vertically integrated manufacturing operations underpin the Company's market leadership. Natuzzi S.p.A. has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since May 1993. The Company is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified. Forward looking statement Statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are “forward-looking statements”. Forward–looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and therefore you should not place undue reliance on them. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including risks that may not be subject to the Group’s control, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. These risks include, but are not limited to, fluctuations in exchange rates, economic and weather factors affecting consumer spending, competitive and regulatory environment, as well as other political, economical and technological factors, and other risks identified from time to time in the Group’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly in the Group’s annual report on Form 20-F. Forward looking statements speak as of the date they were made, and the Group undertakes no obligation to update publicly any of them in light of new information or future events.