China Wind Power International Corp.
TSX VENTURE : CNW

China Wind Power International Corp.

July 27, 2012 17:30 ET

China Wind Power Announces Delay in Filing Annual Financial Statements

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 27, 2012) - China Wind Power International Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CNW) ("China Wind Power" or the "Company") announced today that the filing of its annual financial statements, management's discussion and analysis and related officer certifications for the financial year ended March 31, 2012 (the "Annual Filings") will be delayed beyond the filing deadline of July 30, 2012. The Company expects to provide more detail via a subsequent news release early next week.

As a result of this delay, the Company intends to make an application to the Ontario Securities Commission and other relevant securities regulatory authorities under applicable securities legislation for the issuance of a management and insider cease trade order ("MCTO") in connection with the anticipated filing delay. If an MCTO is granted, it will prohibit the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and possibly the directors and other insiders of the Company, from trading in securities of the Company for so long as the Annual Filings have not been completed. The issuance of an MCTO would generally not affect the ability of persons who are not, or who have not been, directors, officers or other insiders of the Company to trade in the Company's securities.

About China Wind Power International Corp.

China Wind Power International Corp. is an Ontario company that is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the growing demand for wind power in China. The Company indirectly holds the exclusive rights for wind energy development in Du Mon County, Heilongjiang Province, which has a demonstrated potential installed capacity of 1,150 MW of wind energy developable over an area of 612 square km. While 1,150 MW represents the Company's long-term potential for wind power in the area, its current plans are for building out approximately 800 MW over five development phases. The Company's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "CNW".

Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements that are not historical facts made in this press release may be forward-looking statements subject to risks and uncertainties. Statements containing words such as "will", "could", "expect", "may", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "plan" and other similar expressions are forward-looking statements that represent management's beliefs at the time the statements are made and are based on certain factors and assumptions including the timely completion of the Annual Filings and the issuance of a management and insider cease trade order in connection with the anticipated filing delay by the applicable securities regulatory authorities. These forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events to differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations including uncertainties involving the timely completion of the Annual Filings and the issuance of a management and insider cease trade order in connection with the anticipated filing delay by the applicable securities regulatory authorities; and other risks and uncertainties as more fully described in the Company's in the information circular dated November 2, 2011, its Management's Discussion and Analysis for the 2011 fiscal year and the three and nine months ended December 31, 2011 and in the Company's other filings with securities regulatory authorities, which are available under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing lists of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other actors are not exhaustive; therefore, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements contained herein. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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