FUZHOU, China, Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (Nasdaq: PME), ("Pingtan," or the "Company") a global fishing company based in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced that the Company presented at The 2015 Cross-Strait (Fuzhou) Fisheries Week and the 10th China International (Fuzhou) Fisheries Expo (the "Expo") in Fuzhou, China from September 17-20, 2015.
The Expo was supported by the Ministry of Agriculture of China, organized by the Fujian Provincial People's Government, and co-organized with the Fisheries Bureau under the Ministry of Agriculture of China, Fujian Provincial Department of Ocean and Fisheries, with The Taiwan Affairs Office of the Fujian Provincial People's Government and Fuzhou Municipal Government. The Expo is ranked in the top five globally in terms of fisheries attending with approximately 400 fishery associations and companies from China and 30 other countries presenting, including the United Kingdom, Portugal, Spain, Vietnam, South Korea, Ireland and Kenya.
Pictures of Pingtan's participation in the event are available on the Company's website at www.ptmarine.com/investor-relations/events.
Mr. Xinrong Zhuo, Pingtan's Chairman and CEO, stated, "We are pleased to participate in the Expo, and the Company has attended in each year since its inception. The main focus for the Expo this year is on green and pollution-free aquatic products, thus Pingtan's deep ocean fish products have received attention from a wider range of professional buyer and distributors. Many countries sent delegates to present in the Expo, and we are actively interacting with buyers and distributors attending from these nations to seek possible expansion or cooperation."
For more information regarding The 2015 Cross-Strait (Fuzhou) Fisheries Week and the 10th China International (Fuzhou) Fisheries Expo, please visit: http://www.chinafife.com/index.asp
Pingtan is a global fishing company, engaging in ocean fishing through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fujian Provincial Pingtan County Ocean Fishing Group Co., Ltd., or Pingtan Fishing. Pingtan Fishing primarily engages in ocean fishing with many of its self-owned vessels operating within the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone and the Arafura Sea of Indonesia. Pingtan Fishing is a growing fishing company and provider of high quality seafood in the PRC.
Business Risks and Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward looking statements include, but are not limited to, potential attention by buyers and distributors to Pingtan's deep ocean fish products and possible expansion or cooperation with such buyers and distributors. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in the Company's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Definitive Proxy Statement and Registration Statement on Form S-3. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. Pingtan undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.
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