Sino-Forest to host First Quarter 2011 Earnings Call on Tuesday, June 14, 2011
12:07 EDT Friday, June 10, 2011
TORONTO, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest" orthe "Company") (TSX:TRE) reminds that it will release its financialresults for the first quarter of 2011 on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. The Company will report its first quarter 2011 results for the firsttime under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"), whichreplaces Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP")effective January 1, 2011 for all publicly accountable enterprises inCanada.
The Canadian Securities Administrators have granted a 30-day extensionto issuers filing their first IFRS interim financial report, whichmeans that the Company has until June 14, 2011 to report its financialresults for the three-month period ended March 31, 2011.
A full copy of the company's earnings release, financial statements and management's discussion and analysis will be released and posted on the company's website under "InvestorRelations - Earnings Releases" http://www.sinoforest.com/earningsreleases.asp or filed with SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
The timing of the earnings release and conference call details are asfollows:
NORTH AMERICA (Eastern Time Zone) ASIA (Hong Kong Time Zone)
Release of earnings and powerpoint presentation: http://www.sinoforest.com/earningsreleases.asp Note: The MD&A will subsequently be posted on our website once filed with SEDAR (Tuesday) June 14 - before 7:00 am EST (Tuesday) June 14 - before 7:00 pm HKT
Conference call date & time: Dial-in numbers: (no passcode required) June 14 - 8:30 am EST North America Tel: 647 427-7450 Toll-free: 888-231-8191 June 14 - 8:30 pm HKT Hong Kong Tel: +1-647 427-7450 Toll-free: (888) 231-8191 Singapore Tel: +1-647-427-7450 Toll-free: 800-101-2564
For webcast access and replay: For live webcast in a listen-only mode, go to Sino-Forest's website at www.sinoforest.com, under "Earnings Release" http://www.sinoforest.com/earningsreleases.asp. Alternatively, dial +1 416-849-0833 (Toll-Free: 1-800-642-1687), and enter passcode 68122592# for replay. Replay of the conference call will be available for 10 days.
Sino-Forest Corporation is a leading commercial forest plantationoperator in China. Its principal businesses include the ownership andmanagement of forest plantation trees, the sale of standing timber andwood logs, and the complementary manufacturing of downstreamengineered-wood products. Sino-Forest also holds a majority interest inGreenheart Group Limited, a Hong Kong-listed investment holding company(HKSE: 00094) with operations based in Suriname, South America and NewZealand. The company is involved in responsible and sustainable logharvesting, lumber processing and sales and marketing of logs andlumber products to China and other countries around the world.Sino-Forest's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchangeunder the symbol TRE since 1995. Learn more at www.sinoforest.com.
SOURCE Sino-Forest Corporation
For further information: <p> For more information, pleasecontact Sino-Forest: </p> <table> <tr valign="top"><td align="left"> <br/> <u>HongKong</u><br/> Louisa Wong<br/> Senior Manager,Investor Communications & Relations<br/> Tel: +8522514-2109<br/> Email: <ahref="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org"cr="true">email@example.com</a> </td></tr> </table>
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