SOURCE: Guanwei Recycling Corp.

Guanwei Recycling Corp.

July 13, 2012 08:00 ET

Guanwei Recycling Corp. Receives Nasdaq Letter Regarding Non-Compliance With Minimum Bid Price Rule

FUQING CITY, CHINA--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2012) - Guanwei Recycling Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: GPRC), China's leading clean tech manufacturer of recycled low density polyethylene (LDPE), reported today it received a letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market stating that for the 30 day period from May 23, 2012 to July 6, 2012, the bid price of the Company's common stock closed below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for continued inclusion on Nasdaq pursuant to Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 5450(a)(1) (the "Minimum Bid Price Rule").

The Nasdaq letter has no immediate effect on the listing of the Company's common stock. In accordance with Nasdaq Rule 581010(c)(3)(A), the Company will be provided 180 calendar days, or until January 7, 2013, to regain compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Rule. The Company may regain compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Rule if the bid price of the Company's Common Stock closes at $1.00 per share or more for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days at any time prior to January 7, 2013.

The Company intends to actively monitor the closing bid price of its Common Stock and will consider available options to regain compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Rule.

Mr. Min Chen, Chairman and CEO of the Company, commented further, "While the recent economic environment has been difficult, we remain very optimistic about our long term growth prospects and believe that our shares ultimately will be valued accordingly."

Description of Guanwei Recycling Corp.

Guanwei Recycling Corp. is China's largest manufacturer of recycled low density polyethylene (LDPE). Adhering to the highest "green" standards, it has generated rapid growth producing LDPE from plastic waste procured mostly in Europe for sales to more than 300 customers in ten different industries in China. Guanwei Recycling Corp. is one of the few plastic recyclers in China that has been audited by German authorities, most recently Umweltagentur Erftstadt, for compliance with German pollution and environmental standards. This allows the company to procure high quality plastic waste directly from Germany and other European countries (Spain and Holland), with no middlemen, and permits highly economic production of the highest grades of LDPE. Additional information regarding Guanwei Recycling Corp. is available at

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