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China's Growth Prospects, investment outlook in spotlight at CIBC World Markets Conference

    NEW YORK, May 29 /CNW/ - (CM: TSX; NYSE) - CIBC World Markets has
published two research reports on China's economy and recent policies, as well
the performances of leading companies and U.S.-listed stocks. The findings are
contained in The China Monthly: May 2007 report and the twice-weekly China
Dragon Call report from Paul Keung, head of China research, at CIBC World
Markets (available online at:
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    China conference this week

    China is in the spotlight this week with CIBC World Markets first annual
Dragon Call conference happening May 30-31 in New York. The event will feature
key insights into investment opportunities in China ahead of the 2008
Olympics. In presentations to investors and analysts, executives from 21
industry-leading mid and small cap companies will also comment on trends and
growth prospects in technology, health care, alternative energy, consumer
services, media, telecom and financials.

    Media attendance:

    This event is by invitation only; media wishing to attend are required to
register in advance by calling Tom Wallis, Communications & Public Affairs,
CIBC: 416-980-4048 or Audio web cast available: (enter code: dragon07).The following companies are confirmed to present:

    -   51Job (JOBS)
    - (BIDU)
    -   China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (SNP)
    -   Chindex (CHDX)
    -   Focus Media (FMCN)
    -   Global Education and Technology Group (Private company)
    -   Global Sources (GSOL)
    -   Golden Meditech Company, Ltd. (8180.HK)
    -   3SBio (SSRX)
    -   Harbin Electric (HRBN)
    -   Melco PBL Entertainment (MPEL)
    -   New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU)
    -   Seaspan Corp (SSW)
    -   Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (SCR)
    -   SORL Auto Parts (SORL)
    -   Synutra International (SYUT)
    -   The 9 Limited (NCTY)
    -   Tongjitang (TCM)
    -   VeriSilicon (Private company)
    -   Xinhua Finance Media (XFML)
    -   Migao Corporation (MGO.TO)

    More information including an agenda can be found at:
    Research notes and media interviews concerning the companies and
industries represented at the conference may be arranged with the following
CIBC World Markets Analysts:

    -   Paul Keung - Internet & E-Commerce, Head of China Research
    -   Amit Hazan - Medical Devices
    -   Jason Helfstein - Media & Advertising
    -   David Katz - Gaming, Lodging & Leisure
    -   Michael Wiederhorn - Healthcare Providers
    -   Elliot Wilbur - Specialty PharmaceuticalCIBC has operated in the Asia Pacific region for over 35 years. In China,
CIBC World Markets is focused on mid and small cap growth companies, providing
investment banking services to companies involved in mining, oil and gas,
alternative energy, health care and education, as well as research to investor
clients around the world.

    CIBC World Markets is the wholesale and corporate banking arm of CIBC,
providing a range of integrated credit and capital markets products,
investment banking, and merchant banking to clients in key financial markets
in North America and around the world. We provide innovative capital solutions
and advisory expertise across a wide range of industries as well as top-ranked
research for our corporate, government and institutional clients.

For further information:
For further information: Tom Wallis, Communications & Public Affairs,
CIBC: (416) 980-4048, or