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    • Media advisory - AbitibiBowater to present at the 2008 UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference
          ABH (NYSE, TSX)
          MONTREAL, Sept. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater Inc. President and Chief
      Executive Officer David J. Paterson will present at the 2008 UBS Global Paper
      and Forest Products Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at
      3:15 p.m. (Eastern).
          The presentation will be webcast live on AbitibiBowater's web site.
      Interested parties are invited to listen by using the link provided under
      "Webcasts and Presentations" on the Investors page of
      A copy of the presentation, as well as the audio portion, will be archived on
      the web site.
          AbitibiBowater produces a wide range of newsprint, commercial printing
      papers, market pulp and wood products. It is the eighth largest publicly
      traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world. AbitibiBowater owns or
      operates 27 pulp and paper facilities and 34 wood products facilities located
      in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and South Korea. Marketing
      its products in more than 90 countries, the Company is also among the world's
      largest recyclers of old newspapers and magazines, and has more third-party
      certified sustainable forest land than any other company in the world.
      AbitibiBowater's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both the New York
      Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
      For further information:
      For further information: Investors: Duane Owens, Vice President and
      Treasurer, (864) 282-9488