SOURCE: China Armco Metals, Inc.

April 01, 2010 07:00 ET

China Armco Metals, Inc. Chairman and CEO to Ring the Closing Bell at NYSE Amex Market

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) -  China Armco Metals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CNAM), a distributor of imported metal ore and metal recycler with a new state of the art scrap metal recycling facility in China, today announced that the Company's Chairman and CEO will ring the closing bell at the NYSE Amex in New York City on Monday, April 5, 2010 at 4:00 pm Eastern Time to celebrate the Company's listing on the NYSE Amex Market.

Mr. Kexuan Yao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Armco Metals, commented, "Listing on the esteemed NYSE Amex Market marks an important milestone in our goal to become the leading scrap steel recycling company in China. We wish to thank our talented management team, dedicated employees, board of directors, our shareholders and customers who have made numerous contributions to our success and growth and for the honor of ringing the opening bell at one of the world's greatest equity markets -- the NYSE Amex stock market."

About China Armco Metals, Inc.
China Armco Metals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CNAM) is engaged in the sale and distribution of metal ore and non-ferrous metals throughout the PRC and has entered the recycling business with the Company's acquisition of 22 acres of land for the construction and operation of a one million ton per year shredder and recycler of metals. The Company maintains customers throughout China which include the fastest growing steel producing mills and foundries in the PRC. Raw materials are supplied from global suppliers in India, Hong Kong, Nigeria, Brazil, Turkey, and the Philippines. The Company's product lines include ferrous and non-ferrous ore; iron ore, chrome ore, nickel ore, copper ore, manganese ore and steel billet. Upon completion and testing of its new facility late in the fourth quarter of 2009, China Armco Metals expects to launch operations in its steel recycling and scrap metal recycling business early in 2010. The recycling facility is expected to be capable of recycling one million metric tons of scrap metal per year which will position the Company as one of the top 10 largest recyclers of scrap metal in China. ARMCO estimates the recycled metal market as 70 million metric tons. For more information about China Armco, please visit http://www.armcometals.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements. China Armco Metals, Inc. is hereby providing cautionary statements identifying important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements. Any statements that are not historical facts and that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, indicated through the use of words or phrases such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "intends," "plans," "believes" and "projects") may be forward-looking and may involve estimates and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, our guidance and expectations regarding revenues, net income and earnings.

We caution that the factors described herein could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements we make and that investors should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of such factors. Further, we cannot assess the impact of each such factor on our results of operations or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. This press release is qualified in its entirety by the cautionary statements and risk factor disclosure contained in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    China Armco Metals, Inc.
    Gary Liu
    U.S. Representative
    954-363-7333
    ir@armcometals.com