NASDAQ Statement on Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.

| Source: Nasdaq, Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ Stock Market (Nasdaq:NDAQ) halted trading in Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABAT) on November 15, 2011 for "additional information requested" from the company.

While NASDAQ previously announced that trading in the company would resume today at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, the trading halt in Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. will remain in effect until further notice.

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Wayne Lee