Sino-Forest Corporation

Sino-Forest Corporation

March 14, 2005 07:58 ET

Sino-Forest Corporation Notice: Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call on March 22


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: SINO-FOREST CORPORATION

TSX SYMBOL: TRE

MARCH 14, 2005 - 07:58 ET

Sino-Forest Corporation Notice: Fourth Quarter
Earnings Release and Conference Call on March 22

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 14, 2005) - Sino-Forest
Corporation (TSX:TRE) will announce its fourth quarter and year-end
results in a news release scheduled to be issued prior to market opening
on Tuesday, March 22, 2005.

Following the news release, Sino-Forest will hold a conference call at
10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). Allen Chan, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, and Kee Wong, Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer, will discuss the corporation's operating and
financial results, as well as its progress in implementing its growth
strategy of acquiring additional mature trees, selling them for
harvesting, and replanting the land with new trees. The discussion will
be followed by a question & answer session.

To participate in the conference call, please dial in before 10 a.m.
(EST) at either 416-695-6120 (for local and international access) or
1-800-769-8320 (for toll-free North American access).

A replay of the call will be available for 30 days. Listeners can dial
416-695-9702 (local and international) or 1-888-518-1010 (toll-free
North America) to access the replay.

Sino-Forest Corporation is the largest, foreign-owned, commercial
forestry plantation operator in China in terms of plantation area. The
company cultivates and harvests trees for sale as standing timber, logs
and wood fiber for the manufacturing of wood chips for pulp & paper
processing, and of engineered wood products for the furniture,
construction and decoration industries. Sino-Forest is a Canadian
corporation with executive offices in Hong Kong and plantations in
south-east China. The company operates through two wholly-owned
subsidiaries - Sino-Panel Holdings Limited and Sino-Wood Partners
Limited. Sino-Forest common shares have traded since 1995 on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbol TRE.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Jacques Charbin
    Sino-Forest Corporation
    Investor Relations
    (416) 200-5513
    jacquescharbin@sinoforest.com