Gulf Resources Announced the Commencement of Its New Office Headquarter

Gulf Resources Announced the Commencement of Its New Office Headquarter

SHANDONG, China, Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulf Resources, Inc.
(Nasdaq:GURE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of
bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced
that the Company has completed the renovation of the commercial building it
acquired on September 25, 2012. Meanwhile, the staff has begun to move into
the new office building.

"I believe that, with the commencement of our new office headquarters, the
image of Gulf Resources will be further recognized by the public.
Additionally, not only will the new building provide better support to our
business operations, but it will also bring us more business opportunities,"
said Mr. Liu, CEO of the Company.

The building is located in the new developing business district in Shouguang
City, covering 5,195.87 square meters (or equivalent of approximately 55,928
square feet). On January 10, 2013, it started operating as the Company's new
office headquarters, and replaced the old leased office located at Chenming
Industrial Park.

About Gulf Resources, Inc.

Gulf Resources, Inc. operates through two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Shouguang
City Haoyuan Chemical Company Limited ("SCHC") and Shouguang Yuxin Chemical
Industry Co., Limited ("SYCI"). The Company believes that it is one of the
largest producers of bromine in China. Elemental bromine is used to
manufacture a wide variety of compounds utilized in industry and agriculture.
Through SYCI, the Company manufactures chemical products utilized in a variety
of applications, including oil & gas field explorations and as papermaking
chemical agents. For more information,

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Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this news release contain forward-looking information
about Gulf Resources and its subsidiaries business and products within the
meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Rule 3b-6
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended, and are subject to the
safe harbor created by those rules. The actual results may differ materially
depending on a number of risk factors including, but not limited to, the
general economic and business conditions in the PRC, future product
development and production capabilities, shipments to end customers, market
acceptance of new and existing products, additional competition from existing
and new competitors for bromine and other oilfield and power production
chemicals, changes in technology, the ability to make future bromine asset
purchases, and various other factors beyond its control. All forward-looking
statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary
statement and the risks factors detailed in the Company's reports filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. Gulf Resources undertakes no duty to
revise or update any of its disclosure.

         Max Ma

         CEO Assistant
         Helen Xu

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