Tiger Ethanol International Inc.
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Tiger Ethanol International Inc.

April 12, 2007 09:02 ET

Tiger Ethanol Honored by the Hami Government

Construction started one month earlier than planned

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - April 12, 2007) - Tiger Ethanol International (OTCBB:TGEI.OB) announced today that The Hami Government has honored Tiger Ethanol International, naming Tiger as the most important project for the Hami region for 2007 and invited the Company's management to participate in the Autonomous Region Conference sponsored by the Government to attract investment in the region.

Mr. Qiu Zhiming, Tiger's local partner represented the company at the conference. He presented an overview of Tiger's progress and assured the attendees and Government representatives of the company's commitment to the region. Mr. Qui stated, "The US and Canadian's management and the Company's investors are fully committed to assist in the growth of the local economy by encouraging future investments for the region by other foreign entities".

At the same time, the company announced that partially due to good weather, construction of its plant was commenced one month ahead of schedule.

Mr. James Leung, President and CEO, reports the Company's evaluation of ethanol equipment manufacturers has been completed and that a decision was made to purchase the equipment from the Shandong Feicheng Pyramid Group. At the same time as the evaluation process was going on, municipal workers and the Company's contractors completed construction on the first phase of promised infrastructure work including the power switches and transformer station, the geological site survey as well as water diversion works and other related projects.

Said Mr. Leung: "We are very satisfied with the progress so far, and if we are able to maintain the current rate of progress, it may be possible to start production months ahead of schedule. This accomplishment would represent a record time for a project of this size. To give a scope of the work involved, the building area of the first phase totals over 10,000 square meters, there are 21,000 square meters of road, 15,000 square meters of green area on over 100,000 square meters of land.

About the Company.

The Company is a development stage company which owns 90% of Xinjiang Yajia Distillate Company Limited, a Chinese entity which plans to construct a facility to produce ethanol in the People's Republic of China (the remaining 10% of Xinjiang Yajia Distillate Company Limited is owned by Xinjiang Wangye Brewing Co. Ltd. and Guangdong Kecheng Trading Co. Ltd.). The Company intends to produce ethanol from agricultural products.

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This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on currently available competitive, financial and economic data and management's views and assumptions regarding future events. Such forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain. The Company cannot provide assurances that the matters described in this press release will be successfully completed or that the Company will realize the anticipated benefits of any transaction. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: global economic and market conditions; the war on terrorism and the potential for war or other hostilities in other parts of the world; the availability of financing and lines of credit; successful integration of acquired or merged businesses; changes in interest rates; management's ability to forecast revenues and control expenses, especially on a quarterly basis; unexpected decline in revenues without a corresponding and timely slowdown in expense growth; the Company's ability to retain key management and employees; intense competition and the Company's ability to meet demand at competitive prices; relationships with significant suppliers and customers; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC filings. The Company undertakes no obligation to update information contained in this release. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's business, please refer to the risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC filings.

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