Borland to Participate in Trade Mission to Egypt and Morocco Led by Assistant Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Commerce

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.--()--May 21, 2003--Borland Software Corporation (Nasdaq:BORL) today announced that Keith E. Gottfried, senior vice president-Law and Corporate Affairs, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief legal officer, will accompany Assistant U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, Maria Cino, on a US. Commerce Department Trade Mission to Morocco and Egypt, May 25 through June 2, 2003.

The focus of the mission, which will include stops in Casablanca, Rabat and Cairo, will be to strengthen economic relations between the United States and the North African countries of Morocco and Egypt, help U.S. businesses, like Borland, explore new trade and investment opportunities in North Africa, and emphasize the benefits of international trade on economic development.

"While Egypt and Morocco are new and nascent markets for our products and services, we are excited about the potential that exists for us to grow our business in these countries," said Dale L. Fuller, president and CEO of Borland. "Economic reforms undertaken in Morocco and Egypt's large, well-educated population holds much promise for new business opportunities. Through contacts with local government officials, we hope to reinforce the need for ongoing improvement in the general business climate in these countries and learn more about anti-piracy efforts and any changes in intellectual property protection and enforcement, especially pertaining to software."

For more information on the trade mission, visit the U.S. Commerce Department website at http://www.ita.doc.gov/doctm/bus_dev_morocco_egypt_0503.html

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