Sino-Forest Corporation
TSX : TRE

Sino-Forest Corporation

July 28, 2005 13:08 ET

Sino-Forest Corporation Notice: Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call on August 5, 2005

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 28, 2005) - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX:TRE) will announce its second quarter results in a news release scheduled to be issued prior to market opening on Friday, August 5, 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 plantation 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 10:00 a.m. (EST) on August 5, 2005 at:

- 416-642-5212 (for local and international access), or

- 1-866-553-5934 (for toll-free North American access)

A replay of the call will be available for 30 days. Listeners can dial 402-220-4283 (local and international) or 1-800-839-9868 (toll-free North America) to access the replay. The passcode is 8291080.

Sino-Forest is the largest, foreign-owned, commercial forestry plantation operator in China in terms of plantation area. The corporation cultivates trees for sale as standing timber and wood chips, and is involved in the trading and manufacturing of wood chips, logs and engineered wood products for the pulp & paper, furniture, construction and decoration industries. Sino-Forest is a Canadian corporation with executive offices in Hong Kong and operations in southern China. It 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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