SOURCE: First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc.

First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc.

June 30, 2011 09:00 ET

First China Pharma Provides Guidance Regarding Fiscal 2010 Results

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) - First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. (OTCBB: FCPG) ("First China" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.

The Company's net sales, including a full 12-month period of results from the Company's wholly-owned operating subsidiary, Kun Ming Xin Yuan Tang Pharmacies Co. Ltd. (XYT), for the year ended March 31, 2011 was $29 million, up 12.8% from XYT's net sales in fiscal 2009. Net income, including a full 12-month period of results from XYT, remained flat, $2.7 million for fiscal 2010 compared to $2.8 million for only XYT's net income in fiscal 2009. Net income was down primarily due to significant costs associated with the acquisition of XYT.

Company Chairman and CEO Mr. Zhen Jiang Wang notes, "We are very pleased that we generated sales of $29 million, exceeding our target by $2 million. We continue to expand largely due to our superior distribution and logistics strategy which permits us to outperform our competitors. With the advent of government mandates spurring growth opportunities directly into our markets, combined with the influx of foreign investment recently accepted in the healthcare sector, we consider ourselves perfectly positioned to capitalize on these unique synergies and as such, are highly optimistic and confident of our future."

The company is also pleased to report it is in the midst of a significant internal restructuring that will move critical accounting and inventory ordering functions from the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) to Hong Kong. While part of the PRC, Hong Kong is designated as a Special Administrative Region where legal and accounting systems are based on English common law. The Company believes that the changes may result in lower taxes and generate greater financial reporting and administrative efficiencies. The Company will provide an additional update upon completion of the restructuring.

First China Pharmaceutical Group Inc.,
Consolidated Statements of Income and Comprehensive Income
For the Years ended March 31, 2011 and 2010
(Stated in US Dollars)
Year Ended March 31 Year Ended March 31
2011 2010
$ $
Sales (Gross) 28,999,198 25,723,902
Cost of Sales (23,749,000 ) (21,045,598 )
Gross Profit 5,250,198 4,678,304
Web design (29,330 ) -
Legal and accounting (365,729 ) -
Selling expenses (639,607 ) (788,507 )
Administrative expenses (990,559 ) (167,471 )
Depreciation and amortization (2,447 ) (7,687 )
Income from Operations 3,222,526 3,719,639
Other income (expenses) 251,959 (23,870 )
Interest income 8,922 12,362
Interest expense (64,350 ) (11,209 )
Income before Tax 3,419,057 2,762,459
Income tax (1,085,378 ) (934,463 )
Extraordinary gain 369,675 -
Net Income 2,703,354 2,762,459
Other Comprehensive Income
Foreign currency transaction adjustments (167,284 ) 21,037
Restructuring reserve 14,895,877 -
14,728,593 21,037
Total Comprehensive Income 17,431,947 2,783,496

The Company's 10K annual report will be filed with the SEC on or before July 14, 2011.

Details of the company's business, finances, appointments and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database.

About First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. (OTCBB: FCPG)
First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. aims to develop a high growth pharmaceutical distribution company generating significant revenue from the sale of healthcare products in China. As part of its business strategy, the Company has acquired the assets of Kun Ming Xin Yuan Tang Pharmacies Co. Ltd. (XYT), which includes a strategic advantage over its competitors as it is one of a handful of pharmaceutical distribution companies in Yunnan Province that has obtained government approval to market and fill orders using the internet. First China Pharmaceutical Group plans to continue the rapid growth of the company from its current position as a provider of approximately 7,100 drugs to more than 4,700 pharmacies, hospitals and clinics in China's Yunnan Province. For more information visit: www.firstchinapharma.com.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
First China Pharmaceutical Group, Inc.
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Zhen Jiang Wang
Chairman and CEO

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