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ANTA Sports Scores 3 Major Awards

Solid Core Competencies Once Again Recognised by Market

(Hong Kong, 31 March 2011) ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Company", stock code: 2020), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China, is pleased to announce that ANTA has once again been ranked first in the "Composed index on market share in China" for the 10th consecutive year. Furthermore, it was once again the winner of the "China National Garment Association Award" and claimed the "Public Award". Meanwhile, the Company's Footwear with A-Jelly technology received the "Technology Innovation Award" in the 2010 Public Appraisal of "Most Pioneering Equipment for Modern Campus" campaign. The three respected awards not only underscore ANTA's leadership position in the industry and its strong brand equity, but also provide great impetus for the sustainable development of the Company.
"2010 (The 19th) Retail Consumption Statistical Analysis", conducted by the China General Chamber of Commerce and the China National Commercial Information Centre, is a comprehensive market survey on more than 5,000 major retail enterprises nationwide. By measuring their market share and business coverage, the survey provides a clear picture on the consumer industry. ANTA Sports has been a leading constituent company of the index for 10 consecutive years. The Group was also named the "Most Outstanding Brand" and the "Enterprise with the Highest Investment Value". In particular, the China National Garment Association compiled the "China National Garment Association Award" with conscientious efforts and great care. Online surveys, market research, fashion shows, public speeches and sample check on quality control all helped the Company achieve the great honour. Corporate reports were also one of the benchmarks to measure the companies. The process was tracked by the international auditing and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. ANTA Sports is extremely honoured to have received the "China National Garment Association Award" as it is a strong recognition of our brand equity. In addition, ANTA's A-Jelly footwear received the "Technology Innovation Award" in the 2010 "Public Appraisal of Most Pioneering Equipment for Modern Campus". The event was jointly organised by China Education Press Agency and China Educational Instrument and Equipment Association. The award manifests the technical prowess of ANTA Sports in the sportswear market.
"As long as the China economy enjoys sustainable development and average wage keeps on rising, the consumer base and purchasing power is going to flourish accordingly," Ding Shizhong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ANTA Sports, said, "We believe the outlook for the sportswear industry will continue to be positive. To capture growth opportunities, we will further leverage our strong brand equity, solid product value and extensive distribution network to win a bigger share in the market. As our motto goes, we will keep moving to provide more innovative and popular professional sportswear products as a way to thank all ANTA customers."
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About ANTA Sports Products Limited
As one of the leading branded sportswear enterprises in China, ANTA Sports Products Limited primarily designs, develops, manufactures and markets sportswear, including sports footwear, apparel and accessories. The Group has established extensive distribution network with a leading presence in second and third tier cities in China under the management of regional distributors. The Group places great emphasis on branding by integrating sports resources and sponsorship, advertising and promotional activities and consistent store image to enhance brand and product differentiation. For the past ten years, its footwear has been enjoying a leading position in China's composed index on market shares.
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