In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Company will be including the following Risk Factor in its Report:
Our business and results of operations may be negatively impacted by the spread of
We sell our products throughout the United States and in many foreign countries and may be impacted by public health crises beyond our control. This could disrupt our operations and negatively impact sales of our products. Our customers, suppliers and distributors may experience similar disruption. In December 2019, COVID-19 was reported in Wuhan, China. The World Health Organization has since declared the outbreak to constitute a pandemic. The extent of the impact of COVID-19 on our operational and financial performance wi ll depend on certain developments, including the duration and spread of the outbreak, the impact on our customers and employees, all of which are uncertain and cannot be predicted. The preventative and protective actions that governments have taken to counter the effects of COVID-19 have resulted in a period of business disruption, including delays in shipments of products and raw materials. To the extent the impact of COVID-19 continues or worsens, the demand for our products may be negatively impacted, and we may have difficulty obtaining the materials necessary for the production of our products. In addition, the production facilities of our suppliers may be closed for sustained periods of time and industry-wide shipment of products may be negatively impacted. COVID-19 has also delayed certain strategic transactions the Company intended to close on in the near future and the Company does not know if and when such transactions will be completed.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: March 30, 2020
CTI INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
/s/ Frank Cesario
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer
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