SILVERCORP’S FORM 40-F AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – July 16, 2010 – Silvercorp Metals Inc. (“Silvercorp” or the
“Company”) has filed its Annual Report on Form 40-F for the year ended March 31, 2010, via EDGAR to the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 24, 2010. The Form 40-F has been posted on the company's
website at www.silvercorp.ca under the Annual Reports webpage in the Financials section. Upon request, free of
charge, shareholders may receive a hard copy of the Form 40-F.
About Silvercorp Metals Inc.
Silvercorp Metals Inc. is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and mining of high-grade silver-
related mineral properties in China and Canada. Silvercorp is the largest primary silver producer in China through
the operation and development of four silver-lead-zinc mines at the highly profitable Ying Mining Camp in the
Henan Province of China. The Company is also applying for a mining permit at the GC property in the
Guangdong Province to establish a second base for production in China. Additionally, Silvercorp recently
acquired the Silvertip project in northern British Columbia, Canada, as an additional platform for growth and
geographic diversification. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto
Stock Exchange and are included as a component of the S&P/TSX Composite and the S&P/TSX Global Mining
For further information: SILVERCORP METALS INC., Rui Feng, Chairman & CEO and Lorne Waldman,
Corporate Secretary, Phone: (604) 669-9397, Fax: (604) 669-9387, Toll Free 1(888) 224-1881, E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.silvercorp.ca.
CAUTIONARY DISCLAIMER -- FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
Statements in this press release other than purely historical factual information, including statements relating to
permitting, the Company’s future plans and objectives, expected production levels and capital expenditures
constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking