BALLERUP, Denmark, June 8, 2017 - LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced that the Company has been informed by Hunan Yonker Investment Group (Yonker) that its application for a USD 4 million investment in LiqTech has been declined by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Mr. Sune Mathiesen, LiqTech CEO, remarked, "We are disappointed that the investment has been declined by the NDR, but we believe that the recently completed private placement has capitalized the Company for acceleration of our business and in particular in the marine scrubber market."
ABOUT LIQTECH INTERNATIONAL, INC.
LiqTech International, Inc., a Nevada corporation, is a clean technology company that for more than a decade has developed and provided state-of-the-art technologies for gas and liquid purification using ceramic silicon carbide filters, particularly highly specialized filters for the control of soot exhaust particles from diesel engines and for liquid filtration. Using nanotechnology, LiqTech develops products using proprietary silicon carbide technology. LiqTech's products are based on unique silicon carbide membranes which facilitate new applications and improve existing technologies. In particular, LiqTech Systems A/S (www.provital.dk), the Company's subsidiary, has developed a new standard of water filtration technology to meet the ever increasing demand for higher water quality. By incorporating LiqTech's SiC liquid membrane technology with its longstanding systems design experience and capabilities it offers solutions to the most difficult water pollution problem.
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