Company sees two additional agent relationships generating additional freight volumes of over 5,000 TEU this year
Shanghai /PRNewswire/ - China Logistics Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CHLO), an international freight forwarder and logistics management company, announced today that it expects further expansion in shipping volumes for its South American route out of Shanghai in 2014.
China Logistics began offering freight forwarding services from China to destinations in South America in March of 2012 and further expanded that business in 2013. Trade between China and South America has increased significantly in the past ten years due in large part to strong economic growth in countries like Brazil and Argentina. The Company recently established new agent relationships with two South America based companies, CMA CGM and Evergreen International Corp. The Company estimates freight volume from these two new relationships will be approximately 5,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units).
Danny Chen, Chairman and CEO of China Logistics Group, commented, "Trade between China and Latin America has been steadily increasing over the past five years. The top five nations in this trade zone as measured by freight volume were Brazil,Mexico, Chile, Venezuela and Argentina. Management South America represents a perfect business opportunity for the company, and these two new relationships have significant growth potential for the Company in the coming years. We continue to believe the South America route has the potential to become one of the Company's largest revenue-generating shipping routes within the next several years and we intend to work diligently to expand our business in this geographic region."
About China Logistics Group, Inc.
China Logistics Group, Inc. is a U.S. company doing business in China through its subsidiary Shandong Jiajia International Freight & Forwarding Co., Ltd. (Shandong Jiajia). Established in 1999; Shandong Jiajia is an international freight forwarder and logistics manager located in China. Shandong Jiajia acts as an agent for international freight and shipping companies. It sells cargo space and arranges land, maritime, and air international transportation for clients seeking primarily to export goods fromChina. For more information, please visit http://www.chinalogisticsinc.com.
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China Logistics Group, Inc. is hereby providing cautionary statements identifying important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements (as defined in such act). Any statements that are not historical facts and that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, indicated through the use of words or phrases such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "intends," "plans," "believes" and "projects") may be forward-looking and may involve estimates and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, our guidance and expectations regarding our South American shipping volumes and economic expansion in South America and other risk factors impacting our company, some of which may be beyond our control. We caution that the factors described herein could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements we make and that investors should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of such factors. Further, we cannot assess the impact of each such factor on our results of operations or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. This press release is qualified in its entirety by the cautionary statements and risk factor disclosure contained in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.
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