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China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. Announces Revenues of $10 Million and Net Income of $1.6 Million for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2007

China GengSheng Minerals, Inc.
2007-08-15 13:34 634

GONGYI, China, Aug. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. ("CGM" or the Company) (OTC Bulletin Board: CHGS) announced financial results for the three-month period ended on June 30, 2007.

Quarter to Quarter Comparison

For the three-month period ended on June 30, 2007, the Company reported revenues of $10 million, an increase of 46.4 % compared to $6.8 million reported for the same period last year. Gross profit for the three months ended June 30, 2007 was $3.9 million, or 38.7% of net revenues, compared to gross profit of $2.7 million, or 40.1% of net revenues for the same period last year. Total operating expenses were $1.9 million for the three-month period ended on June 30, 2007, or 19.3% of net revenues, compared to $1.6 million in total operating expenses, or 23.7% of net revenues for the same period last year. Net income for the three-month period ended on June 30, 2007 was $1.6 million, or 15.6% of net revenues, compared to $1.1 million, or 16.2% of net revenues for the same period last year.

Six Month to Six Month Comparison

For the six-month period ended on June 30, 2007, the Company reported revenues of $18.5 million, an increase of 56.2% compared to $11.9 million reported for the same period last year. Gross profit for the six months ended June 30, 2007 was $7.2 million, or 39% of net revenues, compared to gross profit of $4.7 million, or 39.2% of net revenues for the same period last year. Total operating expenses were $3.8 million for the six-month period ended on June 30, 2007, or 20.3% of net revenues, compared to $2.7 million in total operating expenses, or 23% of net revenues for the same period last year. Net income for the six-month period ended on June 30, 2007 was $2.8 million, or 15.2% of net revenues, compared to $1.9 million, or 15.7% of net revenues for the same period last year.

Balance Sheet Items

The Company had $7.2 million in unrestricted cash and cash equivalents as of June 30, 2007, compared to $0.4 million on December 31, 2006. Working capital as of June 30, 2007 was $22.7 million compared to $11.5 on December 31, 2006.

The Company

CGM is a mineral-based manufacturer whose products include monolithic refractories, industrial ceramics and fracture proppant. Monolithic refractories serve as heat resistant protective linings in industrial furnaces and other heavy machinery used in the steel, iron, cement, glass and aluminum industries. Ceramic products are heat and erosion resistant which are used to house high voltage switches and fuses and to transfer liquids, solids and gases. Fracture proppant is used in operating oil wells to release trapped oil allowing it to be extracted to the earth's surface. CGM conducts business through Gengsheng International Corporation and its Chinese subsidiaries: Henan Gengsheng Refractories Co., Ltd., ZhengZhou Duesail Fracture Proppant Co., Ltd. and Henan Gengsheng High-Temperature Materials Co., Ltd.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release may contain certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the business of China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. and its subsidiary companies. These forward looking statements are often identified by the use of forward- looking terminology such as "believes, expects" or similar expressions. Such forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in the Company's periodic reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on its website (www.sec.gov). All forward-looking statements attributable to China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. or to persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these factors other than as required under the securities laws. China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Mr. Denis Tontodonato

(704) 562 0082

China GengSheng Minerals, Inc.

Henan Province

People's Republic of China

Source: China GengSheng Minerals, Inc.
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