Commerce Resources Corp. Closes $535,000 Private Placement

September 29, 2009

Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE) (FSE: D7H) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has increased the size of the financing announced September 21, 2009 and completed a private placement of a total of 1,337,500 units at a price of $0.40 per unit for gross proceeds of $535,000, subject to the final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Each unit will consist of one common share and one half of one share purchase warrant. Each whole share purchase warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company for two years, at a price of $0.50 per share in the first year and at a price of $0.54 per share in the second year. All securities issued will be subject to a four-month hold period. Finder’s fees may be payable in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The proceeds of the private placement will be used to advance the Company’s exploration and development program on its Blue River Tantalum and Niobium Project, British Columbia, to conduct exploration at the Eldor Property, Quebec, and for general working capital.

In addition, the Company announces that it has granted a total of 200,000 incentive stock options to a director. Subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange, each stock option is exercisable into one common share of the Company at a price of $0.68 per share for a period of five years.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors
David Hodge
President and Director
Tel: 604 484 2700

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Statements in this document which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Forward looking statements in this news release include receiving TSX acceptance of the private placement and the subsequent completion of the private placement of 1,337,500 units, and that the proceeds of the private placement will be used to advance the continued exploration and development of both the Blue River Project and the Eldor Project and for general working capital.

It is important to note that actual outcomes and the Company’s actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties include economic, competitive, governmental, environmental and technological factors may affect the Company’s operations, markets, products and prices. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially may include misinterpretation of data; that we may not be able to get equipment or labour as we need it; that we may not be able to raise sufficient funds to complete our intended exploration and development; that our applications to drill may be denied; that weather, logistical problems or hazards may prevent us from exploration; that equipment may not work as well as expected; that analysis of data may not be possible accurately and at depth; that results which we or others have found in any particular location are not necessarily indicative of larger areas of our property; that we may not complete environmental programs in a timely manner or at all; market prices for tantalum & niobium may not justify commercial production costs; and that despite encouraging data there may be no commercially exploitable mineralization on our properties. Readers should refer to the risk disclosures outlined in the Company’s Management Discussion and Analysis of its audited financial statements filed with the British Columbia Securities Commission.