VANCOUVER, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - China Education Resources, Inc. ("CER")
(TSXV: CHN) (OTCQX: CHNUF), a leading technology provider of online
learning, training courses and social media for teachers, students and
education professionals, announced its financial results for the first
quarter of 2013. All figures are expressed in U.S. dollars.
China Education Resources generated gross revenues of $2,403,369 in the
first quarter of 2013. This is compared to gross revenue of $2,570,769
for the same period in 2012. It recorded a net loss attributable to
shareholders of $246,079 as compared to a net profit attributable to
shareholders of $610,839 for the same period in 2012.
Q1 of 2013 financial highlights include:
Online products revenue of $1,584,044 generated during the first quarter
of 2013 as compared to $1,566,985 during the same period in 2012;
Text book sales revenue of $819,325 generated during the first quarter
of 2013 as compared to $1,003,784 during the same period in 2012. The
decrease in textbook sales is due to some customers have delayed in
making the decision on whether to purchase traditional textbook or
CER is also very pleased to announce that we have signed the agreement
with China Telecom (Gansu) to provide Smartphone services to our mobile
learning program which is the new solution to CER School Platform for
both of the students and teachers.
This program is a keystone to CER's business strategy, the teachers and
students interact through our school platform, which is the centerpiece
of our online education service business. Not only do teachers and
students interact through our platform, they will propagate its use
with other teachers, students and parents. Because of its advanced
features and complete compliance with government programs, the Company
expects that educators, students and parents will gravitate to the
system to work, study, interact and develop social networks. We expect
the new functions of the school platform will be an example of the
high-growth potential of our products and business model.
In collaboration with China's education administrators and experts,
China Education Resources has been helping to transform the curriculum
of the world's largest educational system. Recognizing the need to
address education reform changes, China Education Resources has created
educational tools and curriculum for China's entire kindergarten
through twelfth grade system. The Company is playing an integral part
in transforming China's educational system through helping to convert
the existing educational system from a memory-based learning system to
a creative thinking and interactive approach. Presently, China
Education Resources has over 1 million kindergarten through twelfth
grade teachers registered through its Web portal. For more information,
please visit www.chinaeducationresources.com or call (604) 331-2388.
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SOURCE: China Education Resources Inc.
For further information:
Contact China Education Resources at: (604) 331-2388