On April 17, 2008, Yongye Biotechnology International Inc. signed a private financing agreement to raise $10.0 million gross proceeds. The transaction closed in May 2008.
In June, the Company signed construction contracts to begin construction of a new facility at its current location with processing capacity of 8,000 TPA. The value of these contracts is approximately RMB 25,000,000 (approximately $3.6 million). This additional facility will increase total production capacity to 10,000 TPA and is critical for the Company to be able to keep up with anticipated demand. As of July 2008, the new facility was forecast to be operational by the end of September 2008.
In June, Yongye engaged MSPC Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, P.C. as the Company's independent auditor.
"As food production in China continues to increase, we believe demand will continue to increase for our plant and animal nutrients. We plan to sustain our business growth by expanding our distribution and sales network, and broadening our geographic market coverage. We also plan to provide more technical assistance to our customers and help them achieve the best possible consistent results by using our products," stated Mr. Wu.
The Company will host a conference call at 08:00 a.m. Eastern time on Monday, August 18, 2008 to discuss its second quarter 2008 results.
To participate in the live conference call, please dial the following number five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled conference call time: 1-888- 339-2688. International callers should dial +1-617-847-3007. The conference pass code is 899 273 89.
For those who are unable to participate in the conference call at the
time of the call, a replay will be available for fourteen days after the
call is held. To access the replay, please dial 1-888-286-8010.
International callers should dia
|SOURCE Yongye Biotechnology International, Inc.|
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