Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

Jinshan Gold Mines Inc.

December 22, 2009 09:39 ET

China National Gold Demonstrates Commitment to Jinshan

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 22, 2009) - Jinshan Gold Mines (TSX:JIN) is pleased to announce that, in consultation with its largest shareholder, China National Gold Corporation, it is proposing to change its name to China Gold International Resources Co. Ltd. The name change has been approved by the board and the BC Corporate Registry, but remains subject to approval of the shareholders of the Company. China National Gold Corporation is the largest gold producer in the PRC and 100% owned by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council of the PRC. China National Gold is a fully integrated gold company and its business covers exploration, mining, engineering, construction, gold smelting, refining, processing, and gold sales. The name change demonstrates China National Gold's full commitment and support to Jinshan to serve as its international vehicle.

The Company is also actively discussing with partners potential cooperations in gold and other precious metal projects in Russia and Mongolia. Further updates will be forthcoming in future news releases on the status of these developments.

About Jinshan

Jinshan is a mining company whose principal property is the CSH Gold Mine. Jinshan began producing gold at the CSH Gold Mine in July 2007 and (is actively advancing its portfolio of gold exploration properties in China). Jinshan's shares are listed on the TSX under the symbol "JIN".

Forward-Looking Statements: Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements, including the approval of the name change and potential completion of definitive agreements covering the MOUs, are subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the company's MD&A, financial statements and other periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. Jinshan does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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