Sino-Forest to host Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Call on August 12, 2008

    TORONTO, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE and TRE.S)
will host its second quarter 2008 earnings conference call and live webcast on
Tuesday, August 12 at 8:30 am EST.
    Sino-Forest will release its Q2 results on Tuesday August 12, 2008 prior
to the conference call. A full copy of the company's earnings release,
financial statements and management's discussion and analysis will be posted
on its website under "Company Releases" or filed with SEDAR at

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

                                North America
                             (Eastern Time Zone)          Asia (HK Time Zone)
    Earnings release   (Tue) August 12 - before 7:00 am   (Tue) August 12
    and presentation                                      - before 7:00 pm

    Note: MD&A will
    subsequently be
    posted on our
    website once
    filed with SEDAR
    Conference call    (Tue) August 12 - 8:30 am          (Tue) August 12 -
    time & dial in                                        8:30 pm
                       Dial-in No.: 416-695-9761          Dial-in No.:
                                    877-461-2816             +1-416-695-9761
                                    (toll free)

    For webcast access and replay:

    For live webcast in a listen-only mode and replay, go to Sino-Forest's
website at, under "Earnings Release", or go directly to
    Alternatively, dial 416-695-5800, and enter passcode 3268312 followed by
the number sign for replay. Replay of the conference call will be available
for 30 days.

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

For further information:

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

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