Corn Products International, Inc. (NYSE: CPO) today reported that when final results are available, it expects fully diluted earnings per share for 2000, before special charge, to be approximately $1.70 compared to $2.06 reported last year. After the special charge, earnings per share in 2000 are expected to be about $1.34, down from the $2.06 per share in 1999. This includes the $0.36 per share special charge for the restructuring announced in the first quarter to cover workforce reduction.