Sino-Forest to Host Conference Call to Discuss Valuation Report by Poyry Forest Industry

    TORONTO, April 12 /CNW/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest")
(TSX:TRE and TRE.S), a leading commercial forestry plantation operator in
China, is pleased to host a conference call with consultants from Poyry Forest
Industry on Monday April 16, 2007 to discuss modelling and valuation details
of Sino-Forest's yearly forest asset valuation report, which was released on
March 26, 2007 and is available on our website

                       Canada (EST)                Hong Kong Time
    Date               Monday, 16 April            Tuesday, 17 April

    Time               7:00 p.m.                   7:00 a.m.
    Dial-in details    (416) 644 3422              +1 416 644 3422
    Replay             (416) 640 1917              +416 640 1917
     Expires on        (code: 21226815 followed    (code: 21226815 followed
     April 3, 2007       by the number sign)         by the number sign)
    Webcast of the conference call

    Note:  Given Poyry's consultants are based in Singapore and Auckland, and
           analysts covering Sino-Forest are in North America and Asia, the
           proposed time seems to be the optimal choice for anticipated

    All Sino-Forest stakeholders are invited to dial-in, however, the
question and answer session is intended for current and prospective investment
research analysts only. There will be no conference call transcript, but a
webcast and audio replay , indicated above, will be provided.

    About Sino-Forest Corporation
    Sino-Forest Corporation, a Canadian company, is a leading commercial
forestry plantations operator in China. The company started its operations in
1994 and is the first foreign and privately managed operator involved in
forest products in China. Its principal businesses include the ownership and
management of forestry plantation trees and sales of standing timber, wood
chips and logs, and complementary manufacturing of downstream engineered-wood
products. The Corporation's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol TRE since 1995.

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For further information:

For further information: Sino-Forest Corporation, Hong Kong, Louisa
Wong, Manager, Investor Communications & Relations, Tel: +852 2514 2109,

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