China Information Technology, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded National High-tech Enterprise Status

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Information Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNIT), a leading total solutions provider of geographic information systems (GIS), digital public security technology (DPST) and digital hospital information systems (DHIS) in China, today announced that its subsidiary, Huipu Electronics (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., has been awarded China's "National High-Tech Enterprise" status ("National HT Status"), as approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation of China.

National HT Status is awarded by the Chinese government to recognize technological leading companies in their fields and industries which have been consistently investing in new product development and have substantial revenues generated by their own proprietary patented or innovative products. Award recipients benefit from a series of preferential tax and financing treatments granted by the government to encourage domestic and foreign investments in advanced technologies in China, and to stimulate and promote the production of high-tech products and the provision of high-tech related services and technologies in China.

According to relevant regulations issued by the State Administration of Taxation and the China Banking Regulatory Commission, companies with National HT Status are eligible for a number of significant benefits, including lower corporate income tax rate (a decrease from 25% to 15%), preferential treatment in obtaining financial support from the National Technological Development Fund, and receipt of competitive commercial bank loans and subsidized interest rates. Following Huipu Electronics' National HT Status designation, all seven of CNIT's operating entities in China have achieved the coveted status.

"We take great pride in the fact that all of our operating entities have now been elevated to the National High-Tech Enterprise status," said Mr. Jiang Huai Lin, Chairman and CEO of the Company. "The award is important for us. It demonstrates the high standards by which we operate our company as a whole.  In addition to expanding CNIT's unique portfolio of high-tech products and services, we will continue to drive the development and growth of our other brands throughout the country."  

About China Information Technology, Inc.

China Information Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries and other consolidated entities, specializes in geographic information systems (GIS), digital public security technology (DPST) and digital hospital information systems (DHIS), with the goal of being the largest GIS software provider in China. Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, the Company's integrated solutions include specialized software, hardware, systems integration, and related services to help its customers improve efficiency in information management.  To learn more about the Company, please visit its corporate website at

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