Resolute Forest Products
AbitibiBowater to Hold Annual Meeting of Stockholders

MONTREAL, March 11 /CNW Telbec/ - AbitibiBowater (NYSE: ABH) (TSX: ABH) announced today that it will hold its annual meeting of stockholders on Thursday, June 9, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern), at the Centre Mont-Royal, Salon International, 2200 Mansfield Street, in Montreal.

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 more than 70 countries, AbitibiBowater is also among the largest recyclers of old newspapers and magazines in North America, and has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to sustainable forest management standards. AbitibiBowater's shares trade under the stock symbol ABH on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.


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Duane Owens 
Vice President, Finance         
864 282-9488
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Seth Kursman
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