Sino-Forest to host First Quarter 2011 Earnings Call on Tuesday, June 14, 2011

TORONTO, May 13, 2011 /CNW/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest" or the "Company") (TSX:TRE) today confirmed that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of 2011 on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. The Company will report its first quarter 2011 results for the first time under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"), which replaces Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") effective January 1, 2011 for all publicly accountable enterprises in Canada.

The Canadian Securities Administrators have granted a 30-day extension to issuers filing their first IFRS interim financial report, which means that the Company has until June 14, 2011 to report its financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2011.

A full copy of the company's earnings release, financial statements and management's discussion and analysis will be released and posted on the company's website under "Investor Relations - Earnings Releases" or filed with SEDAR at

The timing of the earnings release and conference call details are as follows:

(Eastern Time Zone)
(Hong Kong Time Zone)
Release of earnings and powerpoint presentation:

Note: The MD&A will subsequently be posted on our website once filed with SEDAR
(Tuesday) June 14
- before 7:00 am EST
(Tuesday) June 14
- before 7:00 pm HKT
Conference call date & time:

Dial-in numbers:
(no passcode required)
June 14 - 8:30 am EST

North America
Tel: 647 427-7450
Toll-free: 888-231-8191
June 14 - 8:30 pm HKT

Hong Kong
Tel: +1-647 427-7450
Toll-free: (888) 231-8191

Tel: +1-647-427-7450
Toll-free: 800-101-2564

For webcast access and replay:

For live webcast in a listen-only mode, go to Sino-Forest's website at, under "Earnings Release"

Alternatively, dial +1 416-849-0833 (Toll-Free: 1-800-642-1687), and enter passcode 68122592# for replay.  Replay of the conference call will be available for 10 days. 

Sino-Forest Corporation is a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China. Its principal businesses include the ownership and management of forest plantation trees, the sale of standing timber and wood logs, and the complementary manufacturing of downstream engineered-wood products. Sino-Forest also holds a majority interest in Greenheart Group Limited, a Hong Kong-listed investment holding company (HKSE: 00094) with operations based in Suriname, South America and New Zealand. The company is involved in responsible and sustainable log harvesting, lumber processing and sales and marketing of logs and lumber products to China and other countries around the world. Sino-Forest's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TRE since 1995. Learn more at


SOURCE Sino-Forest Corporation

For further information:

please contact Sino-Forest:
Hong Kong
Louisa Wong
Senior Manager, Investor Communications & Relations
Tel:      +852 2514-2109

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