Origin Agritech Limited (NASDAQ: SEED) (“Origin” or the “Company”),
a technology-focused supplier of hybrid and genetically modified crop
seeds in China, today announced that the Company will report results for
its fiscal year 2012 second quarter ended March 31, 2012, before the
market opens on Tuesday, May 8, 2012.
The Company will host a teleconference on May 8, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. ET /
8:00 p.m. Beijing time to discuss the results. To participate in the
call, please dial +1-877-407-9210 in North America, or +1-201-689-8049
internationally, approximately 5 minutes prior to the scheduled start
A replay of the call will be available shortly after the conference call
through 11:59 p.m. ET on June 8, 2012. The replay dial-in numbers are:
U.S. toll free number +1-877-660-6853, or the international number is
+1-201-612-7415; using Account "286" and Conference ID "393996" to
access the replay.
Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Beijing, Origin Agritech Limited
(NASDAQ GS: SEED) is China’s leading, vertically-integrated agricultural
biotechnology company specializing in research, development and
production to supply the growing populations of China. Origin develops,
grows, processes, and markets high quality, hybrid crop seeds to farmers
throughout China and parts of Southeast Asia via a network of
approximately 3,800 first-level distributors and 65,000 second-level
distributors and retailers, and possesses a pipeline of genetically
modified seed products including glyphosate resistant corn and Bt Corn.
The first genetically modified corn seed product for China, Phytase
corn, was approved in November 2009 of which Origin possesses exclusive
rights. For further information, please log on to the Company’s website
Forward Looking Statement
This release contains forward-looking statements. All forward-looking
statements included in this release are based on information available
to us on the date hereof. These statements involve known and unknown
risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause our actual
results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking
statements. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements
by terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "could," "expects,"
"plans," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "predicts,"
"potential," "targets," "goals," "projects," "continue," or variations
of such words, similar expressions, or the negative of these terms or
other comparable terminology. Although we believe that the expectations
reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot
guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or
achievements. Therefore, actual results may differ materially and
adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.
Neither we nor any other person can assume responsibility for the
accuracy and completeness of forward-looking statements. Important
factors that may cause actual results to differ from expectations
include, but are not limited to, those risk factors discussed in
Origin's filings with the SEC including its annual report on Form 20-F.
We undertake no obligation to revise or update publicly any
forward-looking statements for any reason.