SOURCE: China Direct Trading Corp.

July 10, 2006 07:20 ET

China Direct Projected First Six Months Revenue Top 11,000,000

Contracted Sales Up 2300% Over 2005 Same Period Sales

COOPER CITY, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 10, 2006 -- China Direct Trading Corp. (OTCBB: CHDT) today announced preliminary top line revenue for the first six months of 2006 ended June 30, 2006 of $11 million, an increase of over 2300 percent as compared to revenue of $465,000 reported for the first six months of 2005.

First six months 2006 results include $10,750,000 from the sale of power generators by Complete Power Solutions, LLC, a China Direct majority-owned subsidiary, (CPS). China Direct consolidates 100% of CPS' financial results into China Direct's SEC reported financial results. Actual financial results for this period may vary based on auditor and other adjustments to the final, SEC-reported financial results.

"China Direct is implementing on our vision and we are pleased with the outstanding progress our operating subsidiaries have made in terms of sales. For the second half of the year we look forward to seeing our new subsidiaries add to our revenue growth such as Overseas Building Supply with roof tiles and new Complete Power Solutions subsidiaries," said Howard Ullman, CEO/President of China Direct.

About China Direct: China Direct (www.chdt.us) is a holding company engaged through its operating subsidiaries in the following business lines: Overseas Building Supply (OBS) is engaged in manufacturing, distribution and logistics of building materials including but not limited to generators, roof tiles, interior doors, and insulation materials. CPS (www.completepower247.com) is a majority-owned subsidiary engaged in turnkey solutions for standby commercial and residential power generation. Souvenir Direct Inc. (SDI) (www.souvenirdirect.com) is engaged in product development, manufacturing, distribution, logistics and product placement into mass retail of souvenir and gift items in 29 countries. None of the web site URLs listed in this press release is incorporated into or is part of this press release.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release, including any financial information and projections, contain "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on China Direct's and its subsidiaries' managements' current expectations and assumptions, and involve risks and uncertainties. Such expectations and assumptions may prove to be faulty or incorrect and actual results may differ significantly, materially from those anticipated results set forth in such statements. Current revenues and revenue growth is not a reliable indicator of future financial results and should not be relied upon by investors as such an indicator. China Direct and CPS undertake 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 China Direct, which is a "penny stock" company (and as such is deemed a "highly risky investment") should be evaluated together with the many uncertainties that affect our business, particularly those stated in the cautionary statements and risk factors in current and future China Direct SEC Filings, which statements we hereby incorporate by reference herein.

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