November 11, 2008

Jinpan International Announces Reporting Date for Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jinpan International Ltd. , a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of cast resin transformers for power distribution and wind energy products, today announced that the Company will report its third quarter 2008 financial results on Friday, November 14, 2008 before the market open. The Company will hold a conference call with senior management to discuss the financial results the same day at 9:00am ET.

Listeners may access the call by dialing # 913-312-0843. To listen to the live webcast of the event, please go to A replay of the call will be available after the call through November 28, 2008. Listeners may access the replay by #719-457-0820; passcode: 3940737.

About Jinpan International Ltd

Jinpan International Ltd. designs, manufactures, and markets cast resin transformers for power distribution and wind energy products. Jinpan's cast resin transformers allow high voltage transmissions of electricity to be distributed to various locations in lower, more usable voltages. The Company has obtained ISO9001 and ISO1401 certifications of its cast resin transformers. Its principal executive offices are located in Hainan, China and its U.S. headquarters is based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

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Statements in this press release which are not historical data are forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors not under the company's control, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different from the results, performance or other expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, those detailed in the company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

   Investor Contact Information:   Mark Du   Jinpan International Ltd.   (201) 227-0680    Bill Zima   ICR, Inc.   (203) 682-8200  

Jinpan International Ltd.

CONTACT: Investors: Mark Du of Jinpan International Ltd.,+1-201-227-0680, or Bill Zima of ICR, Inc., +1-203-682-8200, for JinpanInternational Ltd.

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