Hutchison MediPharma Wins Deloitte Fast 50 China Award

Shanghai: Monday, October 18, 2010: Hutchison MediPharma today announces that it is a winner is selected one of the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu’s ranking of top 50 fast -growingth technology companies in Hong Kong and on the Chinese Mainland by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, the business advisory firm.

The “Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2010 program” is a yearly ranking of strong growth technology companies by Deloitte, the business advisory firm.  This 2010 program is the 6th anniversary of the highly reputable industry platform, with significant credibility as a benchmark for identifying strong performing technology companies.

“It is a great distinctionn honour to be listed amongbe selected to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, China program”said Dr. Samantha Du, Chief Executive Officer of Hutchison MediPharma.  “As a leading biotechnology company on the Chinese Mainland, the award is also a reflection of the quick and steady rise of China’s novelew drug R&D industry.”

“We are particularly delighted to win this award given that so much more of the Company’s growth will be in its novel drug product development pipeline,” she added.

Hutchison MediPharma willis invited to attend thean award presentation ceremony to be held on October 22, 2010 in Shanghai, followed by a CEO forum on the same day for mutual discussions of topical industry issues.  In addition, the Company will be admitted to participate in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2010 program, which annually recognizes the 500 fastest growing technology companies in Asia Pacific.

About Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2010 Program

Inaugurated in 2005, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China Program ranks the three-year average revenue growth rates of technology companies headquartered on the Chinese Mainland or in Hong Kong. Together with the technology fast programs in Australia, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China Program is part of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific Program, which is reputed as one of the most established and objective ranking programs of fast-growing technology companies in the Asia Pacific Region.

For more details about the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2010 program, please visit www.deloitte.com/cn/techfast50.

About Hutchison MediPharma

Hutchison MediPharma is a leading biotechnology company in China.  The Company has a team of well over 200 scientists and staff focusing on discovery and development of botanical drugs, semi-synthetic natural product drugs, and synthetic single chemical entity drugs.  Hutchison MediPharma has a pipeline of single new chemical entity projects in both oncology and auto-immune/inflammatory disease.

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Shanghai, China 201203

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