Crystallex International Corporation
TSX : KRY
NYSE Amex : KRY

Crystallex International Corporation

May 10, 2011 17:49 ET

Crystallex Issues Statement Required by Section 610(b) of the NYSE AMEX Company Guide

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - Crystallex International Corporation (TSX:KRY)(NYSE Amex:KRY) ("Crystallex" or the "Company") confirmed today that the auditors' report received from its independent public accounting firm on its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 (the "Annual Financial Statements") contained a going concern explanatory note. Crystallex's Annual Financial Statements were included in Crystallex's Form 40-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 1, 2011.

This press release and public confirmation of the "going concern" note is required by Section 610(b) of the NYSE AMEX Company Guide, which requires a listed company that receives an audit opinion that contains a going concern qualification to make a public announcement of such. This announcement does not represent any change or amendment to Crystallex's Annual Financial Statements or to its Annual Report on Form 40-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010.

About Crystallex

Crystallex International Corporation is a Canadian based company, whose principal asset is its international claim in relation to its investment in the Las Cristinas gold project located in Bolivar State, Venezuela. Crystallex shares trade on TSX (symbol: KRY) and NYSE-Amex (symbol: KRY).

SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: Certain statements included or incorporated by reference in this Press Release, including information as to the future financial or operating performance of the Company, its subsidiaries and its projects, constitute forward-looking statements. The words "believe", "expect", "anticipate", "contemplate", "target", "plan", "intends", "continue", "budget", "estimate", "may", "schedule" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding targets, estimates and assumptions in respect of gold production and prices, operating costs, results and capital expenditures, mineral reserves and mineral resources and anticipated grades and recovery rates. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties and contingencies. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the Company. Such factors include, among others, risks relating to additional funding requirements, political and foreign risk, uninsurable risks, competition, environmental regulation and liability, government regulation, currency fluctuations, recent losses and write-downs and dependence on key employees. See "Risk Factors" section of the Company's MD&A. Due to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties identified above, actual events may differ materially from current expectations. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. Forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this Press Release and the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.

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