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Keep Moving, ANTA Marches into Zhengzhou Hottest Spot Biggest ANTA Flagship Store Opened in Central China

Extends foothold in key commerce and logistic location Further consolidates foundation for network expansion

(Hong Kong, 28 September 2009) ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Company", stock code: 2020), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China, is pleased to announce the grand opening of its flagship store in the prime location in Zhengzhou, Henan province on 26 September. It is ANTA’s twelfth flagship store after the opening of its Nanjing flagship store on 16 August, and another strategically significant new store for the Company.

Henan is the most populated province in China with a population of more than 95 million in 2008. It is also one of top five provinces by GDP. Situated in central China, Zhengzhou not only serves as a major transportation hub in China, but also plays a key role in the nation’s commercial and logistic business development. The opening of the flagship store in Zhengzhou represents a key strategic move by the Group to expand its distribution network to densely populated markets with rapid economic growth, whilst demonstrating our determination in setting up ANTA flagship stores in core locations across China.
The flagship store is located in Dehua Passageway, the key commercial district and the hottest shopping spot in Zhengzhou. With a sales floor area of 1,300 sq. m., it is the Group's second largest store after the Xian flagship store. Mr. Zhang Tao, vice president of ANTA Sports, said after the opening ceremony, "The opening of central China’s largest flagship store in Zhengzhou is a significant step in our strategic network expansion. We will continue to optimise the quality and size of ANTA stores, to showcase our performance-based sportswear products in a vibrant and trendy manner and to provide quality sportswear and services to our customers. We would like to offer sport lovers in China more opportunities to enjoy sports for pleasure and fun."  

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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 and nationwide retail outlets in China under the management of the distributors. The Group places great emphasis on branding by integrating the resources from sports leagues' sponsorships, placement of advertisements, interaction with consumers through internet and endorsement of elite athletes with the featured products to enhance product differentiation. For the past eight years, its footwear has been enjoying a leading position in China composite index on market shares.

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