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Friday 11 January, 2008

Croda International

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Croda International PLC
11 January 2008


Croda International Plc

11 January 2008

NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

In accordance with Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1), I hereby inform you that Croda
International Plc ('the Company') was  notified on 11 January 2008, that the
following transactions took place in relation to the Croda International Plc
Share Incentive Plan ('SIP') on 10 January 2008. The SIP is an all-employee
trust arrangement approved by HM Revenue and Customs, under which employees are
able to buy ordinary shares in the Company of 10p each, using deductions from
salary in each monthly pay period, and receive allocations of matching free
ordinary shares ('matching shares').

1.    The SIP trustee (Capita IRG Trustees Limited) acquired 7,393 ordinary
shares by purchase in the market on 10  January 2008 at a total cost of
£38,547.865 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as
partnership shares.

2.    The SIP trustee (Capita IRG Trustees Limited) also acquired 7,393 ordinary
shares by purchase in the market on 10  December 2007 at a total cost of
£38,547.865 and allocated them to employees participating in the SIP as matching
shares.

3.    The following directors and persons discharging managerial
responsibilities purchased the number of ordinary  shares of 10p set out against
their names below, at a price of 517p per ordinary share, and were allocated for
no consideration the number of matching shares set out against their names
below:



+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|Name             |Role                |Number of ordinary  |Number of matching  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|                 |                    |shares purchased    |shares allocated    |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|                 |                    |                    |                    |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|M Humphrey       |Executive Director  |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|M S Christie     |Executive Director  |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|D E Barraclough  |PDMR                |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|S E Foots        |PDMR                |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|K Layden         |PDMR                |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|G L Myers        |PDMR                |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|K M Nutbrown     |PDMR                |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+
|A L Scott        |PDMR                |                24  |                24  |
+-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+--------------------+

This notification is made in order to satisfy both section 793 of the Companies
Act 2006 and Disclosure and  Transparency Rule 3.1.2.


Louise Scott
Company Secretary and Legal Counsel
Croda International Plc








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