SOURCE: China Direct Trading Corp.

April 12, 2007 11:00 ET

Capstone to Offer Private Brand Consumer Product

COOPER CITY, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 12, 2007 -- China Direct Trading Corp. (OTCBB: CHDT) (China Direct or CHDT), a Florida corporation, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Capstone Industries ("Capstone"), will be offering its Capstone booklights, reading lights and task lights branded products for private label packaging. Capstone expects to roll out its first private brand consumer product in the fall of 2007. Company is unable at this time to project financial results or scope of this new initiative to expand Capstone's product line and business through national retailers.

According to Gerry McClinton, President of Capstone, "Private label packaging is intended to augment and extend our branded packaging and is intended to play an integral part with our efforts to expand business with our national retailer customer base."

About China Direct: China Direct ( is a holding company engaged through its operating subsidiaries in the following business lines: Capstone Industries, Inc. ( is a designer, manufacturer, importer, distributor and holder of several patents in the consumer booklight and multi task lighting categories, and is also engaged in product development, manufacturing, distribution, logistics and product placement to importers, theme parks, and mass retail of souvenirs, gifts, and consumer products. Overseas Building Supply (OBS) is engaged in distribution of building materials including but not limited to roof tiles, interior doors, and insulation materials.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release, including the financial information that follows, contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements are based on the Company's and its subsidiaries' current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements. The forward-looking statements may include statements regarding product development, new product distribution efforts, anticipated success or basis for optimism about the potential of new business expansion efforts, product potential or financial performance. The fact that CHDT seeks or consummates investments in or acquisitions of other companies or undertakes business development efforts does not mean that such transactions or efforts will favorably affect CHDT's business or financial conditions -- in general or as forecasted. In fact, investments and acquisitions as well as business development efforts could have an adverse impact on CHDT. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed, and actual results may differ materially from those projected. CHDT undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Forward-looking statements in this press release and risks associated with any investment in CHDT, which is a small business concern and a "penny stock company" and, as such, a highly risky investment suitable for only those who can afford to lose such investment, should be evaluated together with the many uncertainties that affect CHDT's business, particularly those mentioned in the cautionary statements in current and future CHDT's SEC Filings, which statements CHDT incorporates by reference herein.

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