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Highpower to Attend 2013 International CES in Las Vegas

SHENZHEN, CHINA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 3, 2013) - Highpower International, Inc. ( NASDAQ : HPJ ), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium rechargeable batteries and battery solutions, today announced that it will attend the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 8-11, 2013, to showcase its advanced rechargeable battery products including its innovative lithium batteries for mobile devices, energy storage and solar applications.

"We continue to see record demand levels for our lithium battery products as we enter 2013, especially in the mobile sector to power smart phones and tablets," said Mr. George Pan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Highpower International. "Our business continues to benefit from the strong growth trends for mobile devices and our batteries can now be found in products from major companies throughout the world. We would like to extend invitations to our valued customers, suppliers, business partners, and investors to visit the Highpower booth and speak to our management, sales and marketing, and R&D teams during CES."

CES Event Details:
Exhibit Dates: January 8-11, 2013
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center/Las Vegas Hilton/The Venetian
Highpower Booth Number: LVCC South Hall 4 35631

About 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $170 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES -- The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at CE.org.

About Highpower International, Inc.

Highpower International was founded in 2001 and produces Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and lithium-based rechargeable batteries. With over 3,000 employees and prominent international customers, Highpower is committed to expanding its market through continuous research and development as well as increased vertical integration efforts. Highpower International is committed to clean technology, not only in the products it makes, but also in the processes used to make them. The majority of Highpower International's products are distributed worldwide to markets in the United States, Europe, China and Southeast Asia.

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