LIUZHOU CITY, China, June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China BCT Pharmacy Group, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: CNBI), ("China BCT" or the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical distributor, retail pharmacy, and manufacturer of pharmaceutical products in Guangxi Province, China, today announced that the Company signed an exclusive pharmaceutical distribution contract with Liujiang County Chinese Medicine Hospital for a three-year period effective July 1, 2010.
China BCT will supply a minimum of 95% of all pharmaceutical products required by Liujiang County Chinese Medicine Hospital, covering approximately 500 products while maintaining priority rights to supply the remaining 5% of products. China BCT management estimates that this distribution arrangement will generate approximately $1 million in annual revenue.
"This contract signifies our brand's considerable strength within Guangxi Province and will strengthen our gross margins," commented Mr. Hui Tian Tang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China BCT. "Liujiang County Chinese Medicine Hospital will increase its efficiency by streamlining purchasing processes through our exclusive distribution agreement. We target to win more exclusive distribution contracts for our wholesale distribution business, as expansion of this segment is one of our key business strategies and growth drivers to maintain healthy and sustainable profit margin."
About China BCT
China BCT is engaged in pharmaceutical distribution, pharmacy retailing, and the manufacture of pharmaceuticals products through its subsidiaries Guangxi Liuzhou Baicaotang Medicine Limited, Hefeng Pharmaceutical Co. Limited, and Guangxi Liuzhou Baicaotang Medicine Retail Limited in Guangxi province, China. It operates a large regional retail network in Guangxi province, consisting of 125 directly owned retail stores in Guangxi province and currently over 8,000 products are distributed through the Company's wholesale distribution network. For more information, please visit http://www.china- bct.com
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