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ANTA Sports Achieved Healthy Growth in Order Book in 2009 Q4 Trade Fair

Business Growth Momentum Continues with Strong Sponsorship Resources

(Hong Kong, 17 May 2009) ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or "the Company", stock code: 2020), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China, is pleased to report the results of its 2009 Q4 Trade Fair held last month.

The growth is in line with management expectation and the Company's store expansion strategy. The Company recorded over 25% year-on-year growth in its order book value while the average retail prices of footwear and apparel are comparable to those of the same period last year. The Company's product mix also remained similar to that of the same period in 2008.

The promising results are a reflection of the confidence that distributors and franchisees have in ANTA's enhanced products and in the sportswear market, the Company's effective marketing and sponsorship strategies, as well as its strong brand reputation in the Chinese consumer market.

Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said "We were heartened by the encouraging response from our distributors and franchisees during the trade fair last month. Such positive results are testaments to the effectiveness of our business expansion strategy , continuing enhancement of products and brand equity. Looking ahead, we believe the outlook of the sportswear market in 2009 remains bright. With our extensive retail network of more than 6,000 stores nationwide, strengthened R&D capability and strong brand awareness, we are set to continue to achieve sustainable business growth in the long run."

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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 an 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, ANTA Sports’ footwear has been enjoying a leading position in China’s composite index on market share.

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