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Yanglin Soybean, Inc. Reports 2010 Q1 Quarterly Financial Results

May 15, 2010

HEILONGJIANG, China, May 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — Yanglin
Soybean, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YSYB) (“Yanglin” or the “Company”), one of
the leading domestic processors of soybean products in China, today reported
its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2010.

Mr. Shulin Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Yanglin, commented, “During
2009, we experienced certain difficulties caused by the unfavorable pricing
environment for both our raw materials and end products, as a result of the
combined effect of the Chinese government’s strategic reserve purchase of
domestic soybeans and large imports of soybean into China at lower prices. In
the first quarter of 2010, however, we managed to generate a slight gross
profit, as a result of the improvement in the prices of our products. In
addition, we generated $3.2 million of cash from operations for the three
months ended March 31, 2010 compared to using $956K of cash for the comparable
quarter 2009. The cash generated in the first quarter of 2010 was primarily a
result of reducing the purchase of inventory. We believe that, as one of the
largest domestic soybean processors in Northeast China, with an annual
production capacity of 520,000 metric tons, that we are well positioned in
China’s domestic soybean industry, which still receives continuing support
from the Chinese government and, which we believe, has promising prospects in
the long-term, considering the growing demand for the soybean products in the
country.”

Mr. Lu continued, “In addition to the implementation of cost saving
measures, we are closely monitoring new government policy announcements. In
late 2009, after lobbying efforts of the domestic soybean industry, the
Chinese government announced that it would grant subsidies to soybean
processors who purchased domestic non-GM soybeans from farmers at a
government-guided price. We believe that this measure may help domestic
soybean processors, including Yanglin, to recover the cost of raw materials.
More importantly, we believe that this measure is a signal by the government
of its willingness to render further support to our industry. In the meantime,
we intend to continue to focus on making our operations more efficient and on
providing the same high-quality products and service our customers expect.”

First Quarter 2010 Results

Total revenue for the first quarter of 2010 was $34.1 million, compared to
$43.0 million recorded for the first quarter of 2009. The decrease in sales
during this period was mainly caused by reduced supply of raw materials, due
to the fact that China suffered from a reduction in the soybean production in
2009 due to the conversion to corn for better economics and the unfavorable
weather conditions. Meanwhile, the average selling prices of our products
increased in the first quarter of 2010, since the demand for soybean products
was traditionally strong during the Chinese New Year and the prices of
imported soybeans were high in the first quarter, as compared to historical
data. As a result, we generated a gross profit. Gross profit for the first
quarter of 2010 was $16,623,as compared to a gross loss of $1,142,022 for the
first quarter of 2009.

Total operating expenses for the first quarter of 2010 decreased to
$914,818, from $1,087,426 in the first quarter of 2009. Selling expenses for
the first quarter of 2010 decreased to $64,776, slightly lower than $69,246
for the first quarter of 2009. General and administrative expenses for the
first quarter of 2010 were $850,042, as compared to $1,018,180 for the first
quarter of 2009. The reduction was mainly the result of the strict cost saving
measures in items such as business entertainment and travel.

Operating loss for the first quarter of 2010 was $898,195, as compared to
a loss of $2,229,448 for the first quarter of 2009. Yanglin has been
recognized as a “Key Leading Enterprise” in the industrial sector of the
important agriculture industry by the Chinese government. The Company will
benefit from its income tax exempt status from January 2010 until June 2012.

During 2009, we adopted the provisions of FASB ASC Topic 815, “Derivatives
and Hedging” (“ASC 815″) (previously ElTF 07-5, “Determining Whether an
instrument (or an Embedded Feature) is Indexed to an Entity’s Own Stock”). In
2009, we incurred non-cash income of $59.4 million resulting from the change
in fair value of warrants issued to investors in conjunction with the
Company’s Series A Convertible Preferred Stock in October 2007. The accounting
treatment of the warrants resulted from an anti-dilution provision to the
warrant holders. In the first quarter of 2010, the non-cash income related to
the change in fair value of these warrants was $5.1 million, as compared to
$27.1 million in the first quarter of 2009, as restated.

Net income for the first quarter of 2010, after including the non-cash
income from the change in fair value of warrants, totaled $4.0 million, or
$0.13 per diluted share, compared with net income of $24.9 million, after
including the non-cash income from the change in fair value of the warrants,
or $0.63 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2009.

Cash Positions

The Company’s balance sheet as of March 31, 2010 included cash of $38.0
million
, compared with $34.8 million at December 31, 2009. The Company had net
working capital of $26.1 million as of March 31, 2010 compared to $26.5
million
as of December 31, 2009. Total shareholders’ equity was $34.9 million
as of March 31, 2010 compared to $30.9 million as of December 31, 2009.

Business Update

Mr. Liu concluded, “Over the last few months of 2009, we have been pleased
to see some positive signs coming on the horizon, including news that the
Chinese government will grant a subsidy to domestic soybean processors for the
soybeans they purchased from local farmers. We believe that this policy is the
start of a series of potential further financial supports to the domestic
non-GM soybean industry, which we believe will be favorable to our operations
when received. In addition, in the first quarter of 2010, we managed to
generate a slight gross profit, which we believe is also a positive sign. We
are still confident in the long-term prosperity of China’s soybean market and
business, and we believe that we will see a recovery of our operations and
profitability.”

Conference Call

The Company will host a conference call on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 8:30
A.M. Eastern Time
/ 8:30 P.M. Beijing Time. A question and answer session will
follow management’s presentation.

To participate, please call the following numbers 10 minutes before the
call start time and ask to be connected to the Yanglin Soybean conference
call:

Telephone (North America): 1-877-407-0782

Telephone (International): 1-210-689-8567

A replay of the call will be available through May 24, 2010 until 11:59 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
.

    For the replay, please call:
    Phone Number:                     1-877-660-6853   (North America)
    Phone Number:                     1-201-612-7415  (International)
    Account Number:                   286
    Conference ID Number:             350862

About Yanglin

Yanglin is one of the leading domestic soybean processors in China. The
Company manufactures soybean oil, salad oil and soybean meal with an annual
processing capacity of 520,000 metric tons in 2010. The Company’s products are
sold directly to its customers or through distributors. Majority of Yanglin’s
customers are located in Northern China.

Forward Looking Statement

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995: Certain statements in this press release and oral statements made by
the Company constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe
harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These statements include, without limitation, statements regarding our ability
to prepare the company for growth, the Company’s planned capacity expansion
and predictions and guidance relating to the Company’s future financial
performance. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our
current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends
that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations,
business strategy and financial needs but they involve risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements, which may include, but are not limited to, such
factors as unanticipated changes in product demand, pricing and demand trends
for the Company’s products, changes to government regulations, risk associated
with operation of the Company’s facilities, risk associated with large scale
implementation of the company’s business plan, the ability to attract new
customers, ability to increase its product’s acceptance, cost of raw
materials, downturns in the Chinese economy, and other information detailed
from time to time in the Company’s filings and future filings with the United
States Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors are urged to consider
these factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements herein
and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking
statements, which are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary
statement. The forward-looking statements made herein speak only as of the
date of this press release and the Company undertakes no duty to update any
forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or
changes in the company’s expectations.

    For more information, please contact

    Yanglin Soybean, Inc.
     Mr. Bode Xu
     Chief Financial Officer
     Tel:   +86-469-4678077
     Email: cfo@yanglinsoybean.com

    CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS INFORMATION
    (Stated in US Dollars) (unaudited and as restated)

                                              For the quarter ended March 31,
                                                   2010            2009
                                                               (As restated)
    Net sales                               $   34,082,815   $  43,032,326

    Cost of sales                              (34,066,192 )   (44,174,348)

    Gross (loss) profit                             16,623      (1,142,022)

    Operating Expenses

      Selling expenses                             (64,776)        (69,246)
      General and administrative expenses         (850,042)     (1,018,180)

    Total operating expenses                      (914,818)     (1,087,426)

    (Loss) income from operations                 (898,195)     (2,229,448)

      Interest expense                            (278,612)        (93,505)
      Interest income                               26,253          71,725
      Other (expense) income                          (350)             29
      Changes in fair value of warrants          5,121,571      27,114,955

    Income before income taxes                   3,970,667      24,863,756

    Income tax                                          --              --

    Net income                                   3,970,667      24,863,756

    Foreign currency translation adjustment          9,400          90,645
    Other comprehensive income              $    3,980,067   $  24,954,401

    Earnings per share
    Basic                                   $         0.19   $        1.24
    Diluted                                 $         0.13   $        0.63

    Weighted average shares outstanding
    Basic                                       20,465,119      20,000,003
    Diluted                                     30,445,616      39,177,594

    CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS INFORMATION
    AS AT MARCH 31, 2010 AND DECEMBER 31, 2009
    (Stated in US Dollars)

                                             March 31, 2010    December 31,(*)
                                                (unaudited)          2009

    Cash                                        $38,023,416      $ 34,811,611

    Total assets                                 81,399,729        82,230,476

    Short-term bank loans                        20,479,513        20,476,218

    Total liabilities                            46,473,131        51,294,071

    (Accumulated deficit) retained earnings      (5,982,379)       (9,953,046)

    Total stockholders' equity                  $34,926,598       $30,936,405

    (*) Condensed from audited financial statements.

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