SOURCE: China Armco Metals, Inc.

September 09, 2009 09:51 ET

China Armco Metals Completes Contract to Supply Iron Ore Valued Approximately $8 Million in the Third Quarter of 2009

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - September 9, 2009) - China Armco Metals, Inc. (OTCBB: CNAM), a distributor of imported metal ore with plans to launch a new state of the art scrap metal recycling facility in China, today announced that Armco & Metawise, Ltd., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, has completed delivery of iron ore to a China-based steel company pursuant to a contract that will generate sales of approximately $8 million in the third quarter of 2009.

Commenting on the contract, Mr. Kexuan Yao, CEO and Chairman of China Armco Metals, Inc., stated, "We are extremely pleased with the strong sales efforts we have made in the third quarter. We worked diligently with this new customer to deliver this order and hope to secure additional orders in the future. Expanding our customer base is critical as we build for future growth and we expect our sales efforts will continue to gain momentum in the coming months."

About China Armco Metals, Inc.

China Armco Metals, Inc. 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, the Philippines and Libya. The Company's product lines include ferrous and non-ferrous ore; iron ore, chrome ore, nickel ore, copper ore, manganese ore and steel billet. Beginning in the fourth quarter 2009, the Company expects to begin operations in its steel recycling and scrap metal supply. 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.

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Contact Information

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