Dehaier Medical Wins Government Procurement Contract

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BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq:DHRM) ("Dehaier"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products, today announced that it has entered into a government procurement contract with XinJiang Province, which is valued at approximately $1,000,000.

Mr. Ping Chen, CEO of Dehaier commented, "Dehaier's recent success in bidding for state-level procurement projects is due in part to our investment in marketing and networking. We will continue to implement our business strategy of developing our medical device distribution business and exploring more government-centered procurement projects. We hope to win more contracts in 2012, which will help us establish a strong early foundation for 2013."

About Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd.

Dehaier is an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical products, including respiratory and oxygen homecare medical products. The company develops and assembles its own branded medical devices and homecare medical products from third-party components. The company also distributes products designed and manufactured by other companies, including medical devices from IMD (Italy), Welch Allyn (USA), HEYER (Germany), Timesco (UK), eVent Medical (US) and JMS (Japan). Dehaier's technology is based on six patents, nine software copyrights and proprietary technology. More information may be found at http://www.dehaier.com.cn

Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events, government approvals or performance, and underlying assumptions and other statements that are other than statements of historical facts, including in particular any implications regarding the Xinjiang government procurement contract. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, product and service demand and acceptance, changes in technology, economic conditions, the impact of competition and pricing, government regulation, future developments in payment for and demand for medical equipment and services, implementation of and performance under the joint venture agreement by all parties, and other risks contained in reports filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, and whether made by or on behalf of the company, are expressly qualified by the cautionary statements and any other cautionary statements which may accompany the forward-looking statements. In addition, the company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

Dehaier Medical Systems Limited
Surie Liu
+86 10-5166-0080


Dehaier Medical Systems Limited
Tina He
+86 10-5166-0080