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Thomson Reuters Corporation

March 18, 2011 10:00 ET

Thomson Reuters Joins Brazil - U.S. Business Council

Thomson Reuters Furthers Its Commitment to Business Development in Brazil

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI) (TSX: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it is joining the Brazil - U.S. Business Council. Thomson Reuters membership on the Council furthers the company's ongoing commitment to and investment in Brazil. 

"Thomson Reuters is proud to be a member of the Brazil - U.S. Business Council. We hope to find new and innovative ways to strengthen ties and advance business between the two countries. We are hopeful through bilateral meetings, we can discover exciting, new business opportunities for both nations," said Jim Smith, CEO of the Professional Division of Thomson Reuters.

As part of efforts to explore mutually beneficial business opportunities, Mr. Smith will travel to Brazil to join the Council at the U.S. - Brazil Business Summit featuring President Barack Obama, to be held in Brasilia on March 19. 

Thomson Reuters has operated in Brazil for over 100 years and currently employs over 550 professionals across its legal, financial services and science businesses. In May 2010, the company expanded its presence in Brazil through the acquisition of Revista dos Tribunais, the country's largest legal publisher. Thomson Reuters will continue working to empower businesses and professionals in Brazil and, throughout Latin America, by providing industry expertise and critical information fueled by innovative technology.

The Brazil-U.S. Business Council
The Brazil-U.S. Business Council is a private sector organization focused on promoting the free flow of trade and investment between Brazil and the United States. Established in 1976, the Council was created to foster understanding and advance business priorities between the two nations. The U.S. Section of the Council represents the majority of the largest U.S. corporations invested in Brazil and works collaboratively with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Brazil Section of the Council is managed by the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry, based in Brasília. For more information about the Council go to www.brazilcouncil.org

Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs 55,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI). For more information, go to www.thomsonreuters.com.

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