Pacrim International Capital Inc. reports TSX review of continued listing



    HONG KONG, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - PACRIM INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL INC. (PCN: TSX)
("Pacrim") announced it has been advised by the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX")
that the TSX is reviewing the common shares of Pacrim with respect to meeting
continued listing requirements. Pacrim has been granted 210 days, rather than
the normal 120 days, to regain compliance with the requirements. Pacrim
understands the relevant requirements relate to share price, level of trading
activity, and the market value of publicly held shares. Pacrim intends to take
all necessary actions to regain compliance with the TSX requirements although
there can be no certainty it will be able to do so within the allowed 210
days.
    Pacrim recently announced it had acquired 46% of the outstanding common
shares of Pacrim International Capital Holdings Inc. ("PICH"), a holding
company with business interests in the People's Republic of China consisting
of an indirect 87.81% interest in Wah Sang Paper Products (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd.
("Wah Sang"), a corrugated packaging company.
    The corrugated packaging operations of Wah Sang are located in Shenzhen,
in the Pearl River Delta of southern China which houses one of the world's
largest concentrations of manufacturing of consumer electronics, office and
telecommunication equipment. Wah Sang sells its high-end packaging products
almost exclusively to multinational corporations which export from China. Wah
Sang has annual production capacity of 63,000 tonnes of containerboard, 50,000
tonnes of flexo containers and 18,000 tonnes of off-set colour containers. The
bulk of the containerboard produced is used internally for further processing
into flexo containers or off-set colour containers. A detailed description of
Wah Sang and a description of PICH are contained in Schedule "A" to Pacrim's
Business Acquisition Report of January 28, 2009.

    Caution concerning forward-looking statements

    Statements made in this news release, other than those concerning
historical financial information, should be considered forward-looking and
subject to various risks and uncertainties. Some forward-looking statements
may be identified by words like "may", "will", "anticipate", "estimate",
"expect", "intend" or "continue" or the negative thereof or similar
variations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such
statements, as actual results may differ materially from those expressed or
implied in such statements. Factors that could cause results to vary include,
but are not limited to: risks associated with China including state ownership,
government sector intervention, foreign investment, repatriation of profit and
currency conversion, tax, the developing legal system, protection of
intellectual property rights, shareholder rights and enforcement of judgments,
permits and business licenses, appropriation, political stability
considerations, the central planned economy, fluctuations in foreign exchange
rates and Chinese accounting and auditing standards; risks in business and
operations including risks associated with expansion, future capital
requirements, dependence on key personnel, environmental regulation,
competition, risk in purchasing abroad, risk of change in the price of raw
materials, product price volatility, insurance and operating plant risk;
customer risk including risk of a single market and risk depending on major
customers; technical risk including risk in the advance of technology and risk
of relying on technology abroad; financial risk including foreign exchange
risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, cash flow and fair value interest rate
risk; investment strategy risk; and short term management transition risk.
    We caution that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive and that
when reviewing our forward-looking statements, investors and others should
refer to the "Risk Factors" section of Pacrim's Annual Information Form, the
"Risks and Uncertainties" and other sections of our Management's Discussion
and Analysis, the "Risk Factors" section of Schedule "A" to our Business
Acquisition Report of January 28, 2009 and our other periodic filings with
Canadian securities regulatory authorities. All forward-looking statements
presented herein should be considered in conjunction with such filings. Except
as required by Canadian securities law, we do not undertake to update any
forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, that may be made from
time-to-time by us or on our behalf; such statements speak only as of the date
made.

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For further information:

For further information: Guy Lam, Chief Executive Officer, Pacrim
International Capital Inc., Tel. 852.2526.1554

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