Commerce Resources Corp. Files NI 43-101 Technical Report for Initial Resource Estimate at Ashram Rare Earth Deposit, Eldor Property Quebec

April 18, 2011

April 18, 2011 - Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H, OTCQX: CMRZF) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) announces that, further to its news release of March 3, 2011, it has filed its National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report entitled “Technical Report, Mineral Resource Estimation, Eldor Property — Ashram Deposit, Nunavik, Quebec” dated April 15, 2011, on SEDAR at The report has also been posted on the Company’s website here.

SGS Canada Inc. - Geostat (“SGS Geostat”) was commissioned by Commerce to prepare an independent estimate of the mineral resources of the Ashram Rare Earth Deposit (“Ashram”) at the Eldor Property, Quebec. The Technical Report was prepared for the Company by André Laferrière M.Sc. P.Geo. of SGS Geostat. SGS Geostat calculated the mineral resource estimate based on data from twelve holes totalling 3,313 metres drilled at the Ashram in 2010. The mineral resource estimate for the Ashram at a base case cut-off grade of 1.25% Total Rare Earth Oxide (“TREO”) totals 117,340,000 tonnes grading 1.74% TREO in the inferred resource category. The initial resource model provides a foundation for the ongoing exploration and development of the Ashram Zone.

NI 43-101 Disclosure
Jody Dahrouge, P.Geo., Vice-President Exploration of Commerce Resources Corp., a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101, supervised the preparation of the technical information in this news release.

About Commerce Resources Corp.
Commerce Resources Corp. is an exploration and development company with a particular focus on tantalum, niobium and rare earth element deposits with a potential for economic grades and large tonnages. The Company is developing its Upper Fir Tantalum and Niobium Deposit in British Columbia and is also exploring its Eldor Rare Earth Project in northern Quebec and the Carbo Rare Earth Project in northern British Columbia.

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“David Hodge”
David Hodge
President and Director
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