SOURCE: Puda Coal, Inc.

March 28, 2006 07:25 ET

Puda Coal, Inc. to Host Conference Call on April 3, 2006 to Review Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Financial Results

TAIYUAN CITY, CHINA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2006 -- Puda Coal, Inc. ("Puda" or the "Company") (OTC BB: PUDC), a leading supplier of China's highest grade metallurgical coking coal -- which is used to make coke for the purposes of steel manufacturing -- will host a conference call on Monday, April 3, 2006 to review fourth quarter and full year 2005 earnings results. The conference call is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST). To participate in the call, please dial:

U.S. and Canada:        1 (800) 374-0113
International:          1 (706) 758-9607
A replay of the call will be available two hours after completion. You will be able to access it at any time through the Puda Website at www.puda-coal.com, or by phone until May 1, 2006. To access the replay by phone, please dial:
U.S. and Canada:        1 (800) 642-1687
International:          1 (706) 645-9291
Conference ID:          6963101
About Puda Coal, Inc.

Puda Coal, through its affiliates and controlled entities, supplies premium-grade coking coal to the steelmaking industry for use in making coke. The Company currently processes 1.5 million metric tons of coking coal annually, and management believes it is one of the largest coke coal cleaning companies in terms of capacity in Shanxi Province, China. Shanxi Province provides 20-25% of China's coal output and supplies nearly 50% of China's coke.

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