December 27, 2006
December 27, 2006, Vancouver, Canada - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) (FSE: D7H) (“the Company”) announces a private placement of up to 937,500 units for gross proceeds of $300,000. The 937,500 units will be issued at a price of $0.32 per unit. Each unit will consist of one flow-through common share and one share purchase warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.42 per share for a period of two years from the date of issuance. The offering is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. A finder’s fee may be payable in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The proceeds of the private placement will fund the Company’s continued exploration and development program on its tantalum properties located near Blue River, British Columbia .
About Commerce Resources Corp.
Commerce Resources Corp. continues to maintain its focus on the development and exploration of its Fir and Verity tantalum and niobium projects in British Columbia, Canada. Commerce is one of the most active tantalum explorers in North America, conducting detailed exploration of its Fir and Verity deposits. Exploration to date at the Fir deposit has outlined an indicated resource of 5.65Mt with 203.1g/t Ta2O5 and 1,047g/t Nb2O5 (Verzosa, 2003). The Fir is also host to an inferred resource of 6.7Mt with 196g/t Ta2O5, 646g/t Nb2O5 and 3.20% P2O5 (McCrea, 2001). The Verity deposit, 10 km north of the Fir property, is estimated to host an inferred resource of 3.06Mt with 196g/t Ta2O5, 646g/t Nb2O5 and 3.20% P2O5 (McCrea, 2001).
Detailed information on both resource estimates for the deposits may be viewed in the company’s public disclosure on SEDAR. Commerce Resources Corp. trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “CCE”.
For further details on Commerce Resources Corp. and the Blue River Tantalum Property, visit the corporate website at www.commerceresources.com, or contact Investor Relations at (604) 484 2700 or toll free at (866) 484 2700.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
COMMERCE RESOURCES CORP.