Shandong Zhouyuan Seed and Nursery Co., Ltd. Looks to Benefit from Positive Industry Expectations

LAIZHOU, China, July 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shandong Zhouyuan Seed and Nursery Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: SZSN) ("SZSN" or "Parent Corporation"), which is incorporated in the State of Delaware, is encouraged by the recently released research report by the Ministry of Agriculture of China and market research report by China Seed Trade Association (CNSTA), both expecting an uptrend on the price of corn for this year in China based on the foreseeable demand. SZSN will benefit from the sustained growth of the market demand and will enlarge its profit margin should corn price increase according to expectations.

Factors that will led to the increase the price of corn indicated in the reports include:

-- Weather conditions has affected farming this year, and as market

supply decreases, price increases;

-- Recent price of rice, wheat, flour, and oil are rising, driving

up the price of corn;

-- Around the country, the acquisition price of meat, poultry, and eggs

has increased and the aquaculture industry is recovering, thus the

market demand for feed will increase;

-- In recent years, the price of seed, fertilizer, diesel and other

agricultural raw materials has risen, which increases the costs of


-- The wide range of uses of corn, such as pharmaceutical uses,

in sugar and starch production, and particularly ethanol gasoline

production, increases the demand for corn;

-- As costs of transportation increases due to the increase in the

price of crude oil, corn prices are raised to increase profit

margins; and

-- As the natural quality of corn increases, its price will rise.


The market price of corn is expected to maintain the current uptrend pattern till year-end, and specific price per ton is expected to be about RMB 1,400 (USD 184.20) in China.

About Shandong Zhouyuan Seed and Nursery Co., Ltd.

Shandong Zhouyuan Seed and Nursery Co., Ltd. (SZSN) is a large-sized hi-tech corporation incorporated in the State of Delaware under the laws of the United States. SZSN, through its operating subsidiary, Shandong Zhouyuan Seed and Nursery Co., Ltd. ("Zhouyuan"), grows, produces and markets seeds with high starch content for use in industrial food production in China. Zhouyuan was organized in 2001 in China under the laws of the People’s Republic of China, and is located in Laizhou, Shandong province. Its business covers the development of agricultural seeds and distribution to over more than twenty provinces in China. Now Zhouyuan ranks as one of the top three seed producers in the Laizhou District, which is known as the "Seed Valley of China".

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Shandong Zhouyuan Seed and Nursery Co., Ltd. does not undertake any responsibility to update the "forward-looking" statements contained in this news release.

Source: Shandong Zhouyuan Seed and Nursery Co., Ltd.
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