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Daqo New Energy’s Subsidiary Xinjiang Daqo Proposes 2023 Cash Dividend for Approval at Its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

SHANGHAI, April 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) (“Daqo New Energy”, the “Company” or “we”), a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry, today announced that its subsidiary Xinjiang Daqo’s board of directors has approved its cash dividend plan for 2023 and has proposed it to Xinjiang Daqo’s annual shareholders’ meeting for approval.

For the year ended December 31, 2023, the net profit attributable to Xinjiang Daqo’s shareholders was RMB 5,762,696,246. Xinjiang Daqo’s board of directors has approved the payment of a cash dividend to Xinjiang Daqo’s shareholders (including Daqo New Energy) in the aggregate amount of RMB 893,308,292 which accounts for 15.50% of the net profit attributable to them in 2023. This plan still needs to be submitted to Xinjiang Daqo’s annual shareholders meeting for approval, which is expected to be held in mid-April. In the year ended December 31, 2023, Xinjiang Daqo repurchased its issued and outstanding shares in the aggregate amount of RMB 259,867,131. Combined with the proposed cash dividend for 2023, Xinjiang Daqo in aggregate would return to its shareholders approximately 20.01% of its net profit attributable for 2023 to them. As of the date of this press release, Daqo New Energy beneficially owns 72.4% of the equity interest in Xinjiang Daqo.

About Daqo New Energy Corp.

Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) (“Daqo” or the “Company”) is a leading manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon for the global solar PV industry. Founded in 2007, the Company manufactures and sells high-purity polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufactures, who further process the polysilicon into ingots, wafers, cells and modules for solar power solutions. The Company has a total polysilicon nameplate capacity of 205,000 metric tons and is one of the world’s lowest cost producers of high-purity polysilicon.

For more information, please visit www.dqsolar.com.

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