SOURCE: Puda Coal, Inc

November 15, 2006 21:46 ET

Puda Coal, Inc. Announces Q4 '06 and Full Year '06 Revenue Guidance, as Well as Initial 2007 Revenue Guidance

-- Q4 '06 Revenue Guidance: $43.0 Million

-- Full Year '06 Revenue Guidance: $137.4 Million

-- Initial 2007 Revenue Guidance: $165 Million - $172 Million

TAIYUAN CITY, CHINA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 15, 2006 -- Puda Coal, Inc. ("Puda" or the "Company") (OTCBB: PUDC), a leading supplier of China's highest grade metallurgical coking coal -- which is used to make coke for steel manufacturing, announced today Q4 and full year '06 revenue guidance, as well as initial 2007 revenue guidance.

Puda anticipates fourth quarter revenue of approximately $43 million on 550,000 metric tons (MT) of coking coal sold, and full year revenue of approximately $137.4 million.

The Company believes that full year 2007 revenue could be 20% - 25% higher than 2006, or approximately $165 million to $172 million.

About Puda Coal, Inc.

Puda Coal, through its affiliates and controlled entities, supplies premium grade coking coal to the steel making industry for use in making coke. The Company currently possesses 2.7 million metric tons of annual coking coal cleaning capacity, and management believes it is the largest coking coal cleaning company in terms of capacity in Shanxi Province, China. Shanxi Province provides 20 - 25% of China's coal output and supplies nearly 50% of China's coke.


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