NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2016) - China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE MKT: CNR) (the "Company") is pleased to announce new project in Handan, the PRC. The Company, through its subsidiary, has recently entered into an auction and has won the bidding of approximately 395,000 square meters of land in Handan, the PRC, following the signing of framework agreement with Handan Municipal Government of the PRC ("Handan Government"). The land acquired will be used to develop a trading platform in Handan ("Handan Project").

"The planned site area of the Project is approximately 1,286,000 square meters. The Project will include trading outlets and other supporting facilities such as exhibition, residential and commercial areas. The development duration is expected to take approximately 10 years for the entire project. We expect Handan Project will help fuel the growth of CNR, together with projects in Zhoukou, Hengyang, Dezhou and Tieling.


China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited is a leading agricultural logistics platform development and rural-urban migration redevelopment company in China.

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China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited
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Phone: (852) 2111 3815