China Armco Metals to Host 2011 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. ET

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- China Armco Metals, Inc. (NYSE Amex:CNAM ) ("China Armco" or the "Company"), a distributor of imported metal ore and metal recycler with a new state-of-the-art scrap metal recycling facility in China, today announced that its 2011 first quarter financial results will be released on Monday, May 16, 2011. A conference call to discuss the results is scheduled at 5:00 p.m. ET, May 16, 2011.

To attend the call, please use the dial-in information below. When prompted, ask for the "China Armco Metals " and/or be prepared to provide the conference ID.

This call is being webcast and can be accessed at until November 15, 2011.

Please dial in at least 10 minutes before the call to ensure timely participation. A playback will be available through May 21st, 2011. To listen, please call +1-877-660-6853 within the United States or 201-678-7415 when calling internationally. Utilize the pass code 372658 and Account # 286 for the replay.

About China Armco Metals, Inc.

China Armco Metals, Inc. is engaged in the sale and distribution of metal ore and non-ferrous metals throughout the PRC and is in the recycling business with the recent launch of operations of a metal recycling facility capable of producing up to approximately one million tons per year located on 32 acres of land. China Armco maintains customers throughout China which includes the fastest growing steel producing mills and foundries in the PRC. Raw materials are acquired from a global group of suppliers located diverse countries, including, but not limited to, India, Hong Kong, Nigeria, Brazil, Turkey and the Philippines. China Armco's product lines include ferrous and non-ferrous ore, iron ore, chrome ore, nickel ore, magnesium, copper ore, manganese ore and steel billet. The recycling facility is expected to be capable of recycling one million metric tons of scrap metal per year which will position the Company as one of the 10 largest recyclers of scrap metal in China. China Armco estimates the recycled metal market in China as 70 million metric tons. For more information about China Armco, please visit http://www.armcometals.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

In connection with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, China Armco Metals, Inc., is hereby providing cautionary statements identifying important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements (as defined in such act). Any statements that are not historical facts and that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, indicated through the use of words or phrases such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "intends," "plans," "believes" and "projects") may be forward-looking and may involve estimates and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, our expectations regarding our revenues and production related to our scrap metal recycling operations and the extent of government imposed energy restrictions and resulting blackouts and impact on our recycling operations.

In addition, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to, and are accompanied by, the following key factors that have a direct bearing on our results of operations:

We caution that the factors described herein could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements we make and that investors should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events or circumstances. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of such factors. Further, we cannot assess the impact of each such factor on our results of operations or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. This press release is qualified in its entirety by the following, including, but not limited to, any expectations with respect to the Company's revenues and operations, institution of governmental regulations relating to our businesses and the international economic climate, and the cautionary statements and risk factor disclosure contained in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010.

CONTACT: Investor Relations: HC International, Inc. Ted Haberfield, Executive VP Tel: +1-760-755-2716 Email: ir@armcometals.com Web: www.hcinternational.net Company: US Contact: Oliver Hu Investor Relations China Armco Metals, Inc. Office: 650.212.7620 Email: oliver@armcometals.com Website: www.armcometals.com China Contact: Wayne Wu China Armco Metals, Inc. Office: 021-62375286 Email: wayne.wu@armcometals.com Website: www.armcometals.com