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Yangtze River Development Limited Terminates Relationship with Financing Partner for Wuhan Newport Project

NEW YORK, NY and WUHAN, CHINA / ACCESSWIRE / March 1, 2017 / Yangtze River Development Limited (YERR) (the "Company"), an infrastructure company that engages in the business of real estate development with a port logistic project located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, today announced that it has terminated its Contribution, Conveyance, and Assumption Agreement (the "Agreement") with Armada Enterprises GP ("Armada") and its subsidiary, Wight International Construction, LLC ("Wight") for funding to complete the port project in Wuhan, China due to Armada and Wight's failure to perform under the terms of the Agreement.

As per terms of the agreement, Armada has returned to the Company all of the 100 million shares of common stock it was issued. The entire block of 100 million common shares has been returned to the Company's treasury.

"We are in discussions with alternative funding sources as we continue to move forward with our business plan for development of the Wuhan Newport infrastructure project," said Xiangyao Liu, CEO, Yangtze River Development Limited.


Yangtze River Development Limited primarily engages in the business of real estate development with a port logistic project located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. Wuhan Newport is a large infrastructure development project implemented under China's latest "One Belt One Road" initiative, and is believed to be strategically positioned in the anticipated "Free Trade Zone" of the Wuhan Port, a crucial trading window between China, the Middle East, and Europe. To be fully developed upon completion of three phases, within the logistics center, there will be six operating zones, including port operation area, warehouse and distribution area, cold chain logistics area, rail cargo loading area, exhibition area, and residential community. The logistics center is also expected to provide a number of shipping berths for cargo ships of various sizes. Wuhan Newport is expected to provide domestic and foreign businesses a direct access to the anticipated Free Trade Zone in Wuhan. The project will include commercial buildings, professional logistic supply chain centers, direct access to the Yangtze River, Wuhan-Xinjiang-Europe Railway and ground transportation, storage and processing centers, IT supporting services, among others.

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James Coleman
Executive Director

SOURCE: Yangtze River Development Limited