SOURCE: Yasheng Group

August 24, 2005 16:00 ET

YaSheng Group Reports Favorable Climate Resulting in Higher Agricultural Yield

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 24, 2005 -- The YaSheng Group (OTC: YHGG) reports a favorable summer climate that resulted in higher Agricultural Yield. YaSheng produces a number of summer crops, including: wheat, which reached a yield of 3250 kg per acre. Barley reached a yield of 3120 kg per acre and Beer Barley reached 3050 kg per acre. This favorable summer climate conditions translates into a 21% increase in both production and revenues for the company.

In addition, autumn crops such as Maize and Cotton are also experiencing a promising yield. Maize crops had expanded an area of 2000 acres with output of 4800 kg per acre representing an additional output of 18%. Cotton crops had expanded an area of 1700 acres with length of velvet increased by 0.81 cm, representing an additional output of 46%.

About YaSheng Group:

The YaSheng Group (OTC: YHGG) is a diversified industrial conglomerate incorporated in Redwood City, California. It operates in hi-tech agriculture, salt chemistry and biological technology as its core business, with advantages in rich land, mineral resources, capital and technology reserves.

Through its 136 subsidiaries, the company operating categories include: chemical engineering, agricultural production, biotech, pharmaceuticals, textile products, printing and dyeing, commercial trading, beverages and inorganic salt manufacturing. With total assets of approximately $1.5 billion USD and over 15,000 employees, YaSheng Group has 155,097,355 shares issued and outstanding as of December 1, 2004.

Further information concerning YaSheng Group can be found on the corporate website: www.yashenggroup.com

Forward-Looking Statements:

Certain statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The statements contained herein that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

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