Unassociated Document 10-Q 1 v132067_10q.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 10-Q
 
x
Quarterly report pursuant Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the quarterly period ended September 30, 2008

Transition report pursuant Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the transition period from _______ to _______.
 
001-31539
(Commission file number)

BODISEN BIOTECH, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
 
98-0381367
(State or Other Jurisdiction
 
(IRS Employer
of Incorporation or Organization)
 
Identification No.)
 
Room 2001, FanMei Building
No. 1 Naguan Zhengjie
Xi*an, Shaanxi 710068
People*s Republic of China
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

011-86-29-870749
(Registrant*s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

N/A
(Former Name, Former Address and Former Fiscal Year, if Changed Since Last Report)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of ※large accelerated filer,§ ※accelerated filer§ and ※smaller reporting company§ in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
Large accelerated filer
Accelerated filer
Non-accelerated filer  
Smaller reporting company x
(Do not check if a smaller reporting company)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).
Yes  No x

On November 14,, 2008 there were 18,710,250 of the registrant*s common stock were outstanding.
 

 
BODISEN BIOTECH, INC.
Index

       
Page
     
Number
       
PART I.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
   
       
Item 1.
Financial Statements
   
       
 
Consolidated Balance Sheet as of September 30, 2008 (unaudited) and December 31, 2007
 
2
       
 
Consolidated Statements of Operations and Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) for the three and nine months ended September 30 2008 and 2007 (unaudited)
 
3
       
 
Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 (unaudited)
 
4
       
 
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements (unaudited)
 
5
       
Item 2.
Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
 
18
       
Item 3.
Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk
 
23
       
Item 4T.
Controls and Procedures
 
23
       
PART II.
OTHER INFORMATION
 
23
       
Item 1.
Legal Proceedings
 
23
       
Item 1A.
Risk Factors
 
24
       
Item 2.
Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
 
24
       
Item 3.
Defaults Upon Senior Securities
 
24
       
Item 4.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
 
24
       
Item 5.
Other Information
 
25
       
Item 6.
Exhibits
 
25
       
SIGNATURES
 
25
 
1

 
BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND DECEMBER 31, 2007

    
September 30,
 
December 31,
 
   
2008
 
2007
 
   
(unaudited)
     
ASSETS
         
           
CURRENT ASSETS:
         
Cash & cash equivalents
 
$
352,944
 
$
617,406
 
Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $3,748,348 and $25,447,689
   
5,547,747
   
618,052
 
Other receivable
   
711,160
   
2,292,763
 
Inventory
   
2,784,773
   
1,179,448
 
Advances to suppliers
   
1,937,862
   
9,741,090
 
Prepaid expense and other current assets
   
4,644,255
   
5,066,015
 
               
Total current assets
   
15,978,741
   
19,514,774
 
               
PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT, net
   
5,444,072
   
5,306,254
 
               
CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS
   
13,444,289
   
7,722,756
 
               
MARKETABLE SECURITY
   
7,470,840
   
14,239,999
 
               
INTANGIBLE ASSETS, net
   
5,133,825
   
2,050,652
 
               
OTHER ASSETS
   
1,320,811
   
3,720,785
 
               
LOAN RECEIVABLE
   
-
   
2,439,275
 
               
TOTAL ASSETS
 
$
48,792,578
 
$
54,994,495
 
               
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
             
               
CURRENT LIABILITIES:
             
Accounts payable
 
$
858,280
 
$
1,186,768
 
Accrued expenses
   
251,802
   
219,936
 
               
Total current liabilities
   
1,110,082
   
1,406,704
 
               
STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY:
             
Preferred stock, $0.0001 per share; authorized 5,000,000 shares; nil issued and outstanding
             
Common stock, $0.0001 per share; authorized 30,000,000 shares; issued and outstanding 18,710,250 and 18,310,250
   
1,871
   
1,831
 
Additional paid-in capital
   
33,945,822
   
33,860,062
 
Other comprehensive income
   
12,677,473
   
16,520,775
 
Statutory reserve
   
4,314,488
   
4,314,488
 
Retained earnings
   
(3,257,158
)
 
(1,109,365
)
Total stockholders' equity
   
47,682,496
   
53,587,791
 
               
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
 
$
48,792,578
 
$
54,994,495
 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these unaudited consolidated financial statements
 
2

 
BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND OTHER COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)
FOR THE THREE AND NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007

     
Three Months Ended September 30,
 
Nine Months Ended September 30,
 
   
2008
 
2007
 
2008
 
2007
 
   
(Unaudited)
 
(Unaudited)
 
(Unaudited)
 
(Unaudited)
 
                   
Net Revenue
 
$
1,696,547
 
$
2,314,059
 
$
3,771,601
 
$
10,494,694
 
                           
Cost of Revenue
   
1,028,889
   
1,207,774
   
2,320,019
   
5,876,565
 
                           
Gross profit
   
667,658
   
1,106,285
   
1,451,582
   
4,618,129
 
                           
Operating expenses
                         
Selling expenses
   
1,792,173
   
596,921
   
2,170,352
   
1,276,208
 
General and administrative expenses
   
3,906,651
   
2,879,530
   
5,273,101
   
5,423,524
 
Total operating expenses
   
5,698,824
   
3,476,451
   
7,443,453
   
6,699,732
 
                           
Income (loss) from operations
   
(5,031,166
)
 
(2,370,166
)
 
(5,991,871
)
 
(2,081,603
)
                           
Non-operating income (expense):
                         
Other income (expense), net
   
685,291
   
(639,729
)
 
3,648,443
   
(143
)
Interest income
   
13,350
   
83,418
   
154,095
   
262,870
 
Interest expense
   
-
   
(1,531
)
 
-
   
(3,907
)
        
   
   
   
   
   
   
    
 
Total non-operating income (expense)
   
698,641
   
(557,842
)
 
3,802,538
   
258,820
 
                           
Loss before provision for income taxes
   
(4,332,525
)
 
(2,928,008
)
 
(2,189,333
)
 
(1,822,783
)
                           
Provision for income taxes
   
354
   
-
   
41,540
       
                           
Net loss
   
(4,332,171
)
 
(2,928,008
)
 
(2,147,793
)
 
(1,822,783
)
                           
Other comprehensive income
                         
Foreign currency translation gain
   
24,124
   
859,916
   
2,925,857
   
2,517,806
 
Unrealized gain (loss) on marketable equity security
   
(4,911,768
)
 
5,200,695
   
(6,769,159
)
 
7,739,130
 
      
  
   
  
   
  
   
  
 
Comprehensive Income (loss)
 
$
(9,219,815
)
$
3,132,603
 
$
(5,991,095
)
$
8,434,153
 
                           
Weighted average shares outstanding :
                         
Basic
   
18,362,424
   
18,310,250
   
18,327,768
   
18,310,250
 
Diluted
   
18,362,424
   
18,310,250
   
18,327,768
   
18,310,250
 
                           
Loss per share:
                         
Basic
 
$
(0.24
)
$
(0.16
)
$
(0.12
)
$
(0.10
)
Diluted
 
$
(0.24
)
$
(0.16
)
$
(0.12
)
$
(0.10
)

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these unaudited consolidated financial statements
 
3

 
BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007

     
Nine Months Ended September 30,
 
   
2008
 
2007
 
   
(unaudited)
 
(unaudited)
 
           
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:
         
Net loss
 
$
(2,147,793
)
$
(1,822,783
)
Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:
             
Depreciation and amortization
   
393,329
   
354,753
 
Allowance (recovery) for bad debts
   
(3,648,443
)
 
210,095
 
Common stock issued for services
   
60,000
   
-
 
Value of warrants issued for services
   
25,800
   
-
 
(Increase) / decrease in assets:
             
Accounts receivable
   
(1,141,823
)
 
(5,469,096
)
Other receivable
   
1,700,911
   
(1,407,655
)
Inventory
   
(1,495,506
)
 
598,013
 
Advances to suppliers
   
8,288,420
   
4,243,485
 
Prepaid expense
   
867,351
   
(4,159,646
)
Other assets
   
(120,431
)
 
-
 
Increase / (decrease) in current liabilities:
             
Accounts payable and accrud expenses
   
(364,008
)
 
(278,338
)
Other payable
   
17,444
   
-
 
               
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities
   
2,435,251
   
(7,731,172
)
               
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES
             
Acquisition of property and equipment
   
(50,639
)
 
(91,381
)
Additions to construction in progress
   
(5,098,387
)
 
(3,582,845
)
Acquisiton of other assets
   
(333,292
)
 
(44,168
)
Repayment of loans receivable
   
2,551,054
   
-
 
             
  
 
Net cash used in investing activities
   
(2,931,264
)
 
(3,718,394
)
               
               
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents
   
231,551
   
587,773
 
               
NET DECREASE IN CASH & CASH EQUIVALENTS
   
(264,462
)
 
(10,861,793
)
               
CASH & CASH EQUIVALENTS, BEGINNING OF PERIOD
   
617,406
   
11,824,327
 
               
CASH & CASH EQUIVALENTS, END OF PERIOD
 
$
352,944
 
$
962,534
 
               
SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURE OF CASH FLOW INFORMATION:
             
Interest paid
 
$
-
 
$
-
 
Income taxes paid
 
$
-
 
$
-
 
               
SUPPLEMENTAL NON-CASH INVESTING AND FINANCING ACTIVITIES:
             
               
Transfer of land rights from other assets to intangible assets
 
$
3,063,153
 
$
-
 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these unaudited consolidated financial statements
 
4

 
BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)

Note 1 - Organization and Basis of Presentation

Organization and Line of Business
 
Yang Ling Bodisen Biology Science and Technology Development Company Limited (※BBST§) was founded in the People*s Republic of China on August 31, 2001. BBST, located in Yang Ling Agricultural High-Tech Industries Demonstration Zone, is primarily engaged in developing, manufacturing and selling pesticides and compound organic fertilizers in the People*s Republic of China.

On February 24, 2004, Bodisen International, Inc. (※BII§), the non-operative holding company of BBST (accounting acquirer) consummated a merger agreement with Stratabid.com, Inc. (legal acquirer) (※Stratabid§), a Delaware corporation, to exchange 12,000,000 shares of Stratabid to the stockholders of BII, in which BII merged into Bodisen Holdings, Inc. (BHI), an acquisition subsidiary of Stratabid, with BHI being the surviving entity. As a part of the merger, Stratabid cancelled 3,000,000 shares of its issued and outstanding stock owned by its former president and declared a stock dividend of three shares on each share of its common stock outstanding for all stockholders on record as of February 27, 2004.

Stratabid was incorporated in the State of Delaware on January 14, 2000 and before the merger, was a start- up stage Internet based commercial mortgage origination business based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The exchange of shares with Stratabid has been accounted for as a reverse acquisition under the purchase method of accounting because the stockholders of BII obtained control of Stratabid. On March 1, 2004, Stratabid was renamed Bodisen Biotech, Inc. (the ※Company§). Accordingly, the merger of the two companies has been recorded as a recapitalization of the Company, with the Company (BII) being treated as the continuing entity. The historical financial statements presented are those of BII.

As a result of the reverse merger transaction described above the historical financial statements presented are those of BBST, the operating entity.

In March 2005, Bodisen Biotech Inc. completed a $3 million convertible debenture private placement through an institutional investor. Approximately $651,000 in incremental and direct expenses relating to this private placement has been amortized over the term of the convertible debenture. None of the expenses were paid directly to the institutional investor. The net proceeds from this offering were invested as initial start-up capital in a newly created wholly-owned Bodisen subsidiary by the name of ※Yang Ling Bodisen Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd. (※Agricultural§). In June 2005, Agricultural completed a transaction with Yang Ling Bodisen Biology Science and Technology Development Company Limited (※BBST§), Bodisen Biotech, Inc.*s operating subsidiary in China, which resulted in Agricultural owning 100% of BBST.

In June 2006, BBST created another wholly owned subsidiary in the Uygur autonomous region of Xinjiang, China by the name of Bodisen Agriculture Material Co. Ltd. (※Material§). Material had no operations during the year ended December 31, 2006.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Basis of Presentation

The unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared by Bodisen Biotech, Inc. (the ※Company§), pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information furnished herein reflects all adjustments (consisting of normal recurring accruals and adjustments) which are, in the opinion of management, necessary to fairly present the operating results for the respective periods. Certain information and footnote disclosures normally present in annual consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America have been omitted pursuant to such rules and regulations. These consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements and footnotes included in the Company*s Annual Report on Form 10-K. The results of the nine months ended September 30, 2008 are not necessarily indicative of the results to be expected for the full year ending December 31, 2008.

Foreign Currency Translation

The accounts of the Company were maintained, and their consolidated financial statements were expressed in the Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY). Such consolidated financial statements were translated into U.S. Dollars (USD) in accordance with Statement of Financial Accounts Standards ("SFAS") No. 52, "Foreign Currency Translation," with the CNY as the functional currency. According to the Statement, all assets and liabilities were translated at the exchange rate on the balance sheet date, stockholder's equity are translated at the historical rates and statement of operations items are translated at the weighted average exchange rate for the year. The resulting translation adjustments are reported under other comprehensive income in accordance with SFAS No. 130, "Reporting Comprehensive Income§.
 
Note 2 每 Summary of Significant Accounting Policies

Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires management to make estimates and assumptions. These estimates and assumptions affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from those estimates. It is possible that accounting estimates and assumptions may be material to the Company due to the levels of subjectivity and judgment involved.

Cash and Cash Equivalents

Cash and cash equivalents include cash in hand and cash in time deposits, certificates of deposit and all highly liquid debt instruments with original maturities of three months or less.
 
Accounts Receivable

The Company maintains reserves for potential credit losses for accounts receivable. Management reviews the composition of accounts receivable and analyzes historical bad debts, customer concentrations, customer credit worthiness, current economic trends and changes in customer payment patterns to evaluate the adequacy of these reserves.  Reserves are recorded based on the Company*s historical collection history.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Advances to Suppliers

The Company advances to certain vendors for purchase of its material. The advances to suppliers are interest free and unsecured.

Inventories

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost (determined on a weighted average basis) or market. The Management compares the cost of inventories with the market value and allowance is made for writing down their inventories to market value, if lower.

Property & Equipment and Capital Work In Progress

Property and equipment are stated at cost. Expenditures for maintenance and repairs are charged to earnings as incurred; additions, renewals and betterments are capitalized. When property and equipment are retired or otherwise disposed of, the related cost and accumulated depreciation are removed from the respective accounts, and any gain or loss is included in operations. Depreciation of property and equipment is provided using the straight-line method for substantially all assets with estimated lives of: 
 
Operating equipment
10 years
Vehicles
8 years
Office equipment
5 years
Buildings
30 years

The following are the details of the property and equipment at September 30, 2008 and December 31, 2007, respectively:

     
September
30, 2008
 
December 31,
2007
 
Operating equipment
 
$
1,105,785
 
$
1,025,862
 
Vehicles
   
758,620
   
722,360
 
Office equipment
   
87,313
   
81,671
 
Buildings
   
5,106,705
   
4,735,665
 
     
7,058,423
   
6,565,558
 
Less accumulated depreciation
   
(1,614,352
)
 
(1,259,304
)
   
$
5,444,072
 
$
5,306,254
 

Depreciation expense for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 was $265,009 and $188,842, respectively.

On September 30, 2008 and December 31, 2007, the Company had ※Capital Work in Progress§ representing the construction in progress of the Company*s manufacturing plant amounting $13,444,289 and $7,722,756 respectively.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Marketable Securities

Marketable securities consist of 2,063,768 shares of China Natural Gas, Inc. (traded on the OTCBB: CHNG). This investment is classified as available-for-sale as the Company plans to hold this investment for the long-term. This investment is reported at fair value with unrealized gains and losses included in other comprehensive income. The fair value is determined by using the securities quoted market price as obtained from stock exchanges on which the security trades.

Investment income, principally dividends, is recorded when earned. Realized capital gains and losses are calculated based on the cost of securities sold, which is determined by the "identified cost" method.

Long-Lived Assets

The Company applies the provisions of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 144, ※Accounting for the Impairment or Disposal of Long-Lived Assets§ (※SFAS 144§), which addresses financial accounting and reporting for the impairment or disposal of long-lived assets and supersedes SFAS No. 121, ※Accounting for the Impairment of Long-Lived Assets and for Long-Lived Assets to be Disposed Of,§ and the accounting and reporting provisions of APB Opinion No. 30, ※Reporting the Results of Operations for a Disposal of a Segment of a Business.§ The Company periodically evaluates the carrying value of long-lived assets to be held and used in accordance with SFAS 144. SFAS 144 requires impairment losses to be recorded on long-lived assets used in operations when indicators of impairment are present and the undiscounted cash flows estimated to be generated by those assets are less than the assets* carrying amounts. In that event, a loss is recognized based on the amount by which the carrying amount exceeds the fair market value of the long-lived assets. Loss on long-lived assets to be disposed of is determined in a similar manner, except that fair market values are reduced for the cost of disposal. Based on its review, the Company believes that, as of September 30, 2008 there were no significant impairments of its long-lived assets.
 
Intangible Assets

Intangible assets consist of Rights to use land and Fertilizers proprietary technology rights. The Company evaluates intangible assets for impairment, at least on an annual basis and whenever events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying value may not be recoverable from its estimated future cash flows. Recoverability of intangible assets, other long-lived assets and, goodwill is measured by comparing their net book value to the related projected undiscounted cash flows from these assets, considering a number of factors including past operating results, budgets, economic projections, market trends and product development cycles. If the net book value of the asset exceeds the related undiscounted cash flows, the asset is considered impaired, and a second test is performed to measure the amount of impairment loss.
 
Fair Value of Financial Instruments

On January 1, 2008, the Company adopted SFAS No. 157, Fair Value Measurements. SFAS No. 157 defines fair value, establishes a three-level valuation hierarchy for disclosures of fair value measurement and enhances disclosures requirements for fair value measures. The carrying amounts reported in the balance sheets for receivables and current liabilities each qualify as financial instruments and are a reasonable estimate of fair value because of the short period of time between the origination of such instruments and their expected realization and their current market rate of interest. The three levels are defined as follow:
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Level 1 inputs to the valuation methodology are quoted prices (unadjusted) for identical assets or liabilities in active markets.

 
Level 2 inputs to the valuation methodology include quoted prices for similar assets and liabilities in active markets, and inputs that are observable for the asset or liability, either directly or indirectly, for substantially the full term of the financial instrument.

Level 3 inputs to the valuation methodology are unobservable and significant to the fair value measurement.

The following table represents our assets and liabilities by level measured at fair value on a recurring basis at September 30, 2008.

Description
 
Level 1
 
Level 2
 
Level 3
 
               
Assets
             
Marketable securities
 
$
-
 
$
7,470,840
 
$
-
 
 
Revenue Recognition

The Company*s revenue recognition policies are in compliance with Staff accounting bulletin (SAB) 104. Sales revenue is recognized at the date of shipment to customers when a formal arrangement exists, the price is fixed or determinable, the delivery is completed, no other significant obligations of the Company exist and collectibility is reasonably assured. Payments received before all of the relevant criteria for revenue recognition are satisfied are recorded as unearned revenue.

Advertising Costs

The Company expenses the cost of advertising as incurred or, as appropriate, the first time the advertising takes place. Advertising costs for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 were insignificant.

Stock-Based Compensation

The Company adopted SFAS No. 123 (Revised 2004), Share Based Payment (※SFAS No. 123R§), under the modified-prospective transition method on January 1, 2006. SFAS No. 123R requires companies to measure and recognize the cost of employee services received in exchange for an award of equity instruments based on the grant-date fair value. Share-based compensation recognized under the modified-prospective transition method of SFAS No. 123R includes share-based compensation based on the grant-date fair value determined in accordance with the original provisions of SFAS No. 123, Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation, for all share-based payments granted prior to and not yet vested as of January 1, 2006 and share-based compensation based on the grant-date fair-value determined in accordance with SFAS No. 123R for all share-based payments granted after January 1, 2006. SFAS No. 123R eliminates the ability to account for the award of these instruments under the intrinsic value method prescribed by Accounting Principles Board (※APB§) Opinion No. 25, Accounting for Stock Issued to Employees, and allowed under the original provisions of SFAS No. 123. Prior to the adoption of SFAS No. 123R, the Company accounted for our stock option plans using the intrinsic value method in accordance with the provisions of APB Opinion No. 25 and related interpretations.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Income Taxes

The Company utilizes SFAS No. 109, ※Accounting for Income Taxes,§ which requires the recognition of deferred tax assets and liabilities for the expected future tax consequences of events that have been included in the financial statements or tax returns. Under this method, deferred income taxes are recognized for the tax consequences in future years of differences between the tax bases of assets and liabilities and their financial reporting amounts at each period end based on enacted tax laws and statutory tax rates applicable to the periods in which the differences are expected to affect taxable income. Valuation allowances are established, when necessary, to reduce deferred tax assets to the amount expected to be realized.

According to the Provisional Regulations of the People*s Republic of China on Income Tax, the Document of Reductions and Exemptions of Income Tax for the Company had been approved by the local tax bureau and the Yang Ling Agricultural High-Tech Industries Demonstration Zone. The Company was exempted from income tax through October 2007.

In March 2005, Bodisen Biotech Inc. formed Agricultural. Under Chinese law, a newly formed wholly owned subsidiary of a foreign company enjoys an income tax exemption for the first two years and a 50% reduction of normal income tax rates for the following 3 years. In order to extend such tax benefits, in June 2005, Agricultural completed a transaction with BBST, which resulted in Agricultural owning 100% of BBST.

Foreign Currency Transactions and Comprehensive Income

Accounting principles generally require that recognized revenue, expenses, gains and losses be included in net income. Certain statements, however, require entities to report specific changes in assets and liabilities, such as gain or loss on foreign currency translation, as a separate component of the equity section of the balance sheet. Such items, along with net income, are components of comprehensive income. The functional currency of the Company is the Chinese Yuan Renminbi. Translation gains of $8,073,979 at September 30, 2008 are classified as an item of other comprehensive income in the stockholders* equity section of the consolidated balance sheet. During the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007, other comprehensive income in the consolidated statements of operations and other comprehensive income included translation gains of $2,925,857 and $2,517,806, respectively.

Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Share

Earnings per share is calculated in accordance with the Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 128 (SFAS No. 128), ※Earnings per share.§ SFAS No. 128 superseded Accounting Principles Board Opinion No.15 (APB 15). Earnings (loss) per share for all periods presented has been restated to reflect the adoption of SFAS No. 128. Basic net loss per share is based upon the weighted average number of common shares outstanding. Diluted net loss per share is based on the assumption that all dilutive convertible shares and stock options were converted or exercised. Dilution is computed by applying the treasury stock method. Under this method, options and warrants are assumed to be exercised at the beginning of the period (or at the time of issuance, if later), and as if funds obtained thereby were used to purchase common stock at the average market price during the period

Statement of Cash Flows

In accordance with Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 95, ※Statement of Cash Flows,§ cash flows from the Company*s operations are calculated based upon the local currencies. As a result, amounts related to assets and liabilities reported on the statement of cash flows will not necessarily agree with changes in the corresponding balances on the balance sheet.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Segment Reporting

Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 131 (※SFAS 131§), ※Disclosure About Segments of an Enterprise and Related Information§ requires use of the ※management approach§ model for segment reporting. The management approach model is based on the way a company*s management organizes segments within the company for making operating decisions and assessing performance. Reportable segments are based on products and services, geography, legal structure, management structure, or any other manner in which management disaggregates a company. SFAS 131 has no effect on the Company*s consolidated financial statements as the Company consists of one reportable business segment. All revenue is from customers in People*s Republic of China. All of the Company*s assets are located in People*s Republic of China.

Recent Pronouncements

In February 2007, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (※FASB§) issued SFAS No. 159, ※The Fair Value Option for Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities※. SFAS 159 permits entities to choose to measure many financial assets and financial liabilities at fair value. Unrealized gains and losses on items for which the fair value option has been elected are reported in earnings. SFAS 159 is effective for fiscal years beginning after November 15, 2007. The Company is currently assessing the impact of SFAS 159 on its financial position and results of operations. 

In June 2007, the FASB issued FASB Staff Position No. EITF 07-3, ※Accounting for Nonrefundable Advance Payments for Goods or Services Received for use in Future Research and Development Activities§ (※FSP EITF 07-3§), which addresses whether nonrefundable advance payments for goods or services that used or rendered for research and development activities should be expensed when the advance payment is made or when the research and development activity has been performed.  Management is currently evaluating the effect of this pronouncement on financial statements.

In December 2007, the FASB issued SFAS No. 141 (Revised 2007), ※Business Combinations.§ SFAS No. 141R changes how a reporting enterprise accounts for the acquisition of a business. SFAS No. 141R requires an acquiring entity to recognize all the assets acquired and liabilities assumed in a transaction at the acquisition-date fair value, with limited exceptions, and applies to a wider range of transactions or events. SFAS No. 141R is effective for fiscal years beginning on or after December 15, 2008 and early adoption and retrospective application is prohibited.

In December 2007, the FASB issued SFAS No. 160, ※Noncontrolling Interests in Consolidated Financial Statements§, which is an amendment of Accounting Research Bulletin (※ARB§) No. 51.  SFAS 160 clarifies that a noncontrolling interest in a subsidiary is an ownership interest in the consolidated entity that should be reported as equity in the consolidated financial statements.  SFAS 160 changes the way the consolidated income statement is presented, thus requiring consolidated net income to be reported at amounts that include the amounts attributable to both parent and the noncontrolling interest.  SFAS 160 is effective for the fiscal years, and interim periods within those fiscal years, beginning on or after December 15, 2008.  Based on current conditions, the Company does not expect the adoption of SFAS 160 to have a significant impact on its results of operations or financial position.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
In March 2008, the FASB issued SFAS No. 161, ※Disclosures about Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities an amendment of FASB Statement No. 133.§ SFAS 161 changes the disclosure requirements for derivative instruments and hedging activities. Entities are required to provide enhanced disclosures about (a) how and why an entity uses derivative instruments, (b) how derivative instruments and related hedged items are accounted for under SFAS 133 and its related interpretations, and (c) how derivative instruments and related hedged items affect an entity*s financial position, financial performance, and cash flows. Based on current conditions, the Company does not expect the adoption of SFAS 161 to have a significant impact on its results of operations or financial position.

In May 2008, the FASB issued SFAS No. 162, ※The Hierarchy of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.§ SFAS 162 identifies the sources of accounting principles and the framework for selecting the principles to be used in the preparation of financial statements of nongovernmental entities that are presented in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in the United States (the GAAP hierarchy). SFAS 162 will not have an impact on the Company*s financial statements.

In May 2008, the FASB issued SFAS No. 163, ※Accounting for Financial Guarantee Insurance Contracts, an interpretation of FASB Statement No. 60.§ The scope of SFAS 163 is limited to financial guarantee insurance (and reinsurance) contracts, as described in this Statement, issued by enterprises included within the scope of Statement 60. Accordingly, SFAS 163 does not apply to financial guarantee contracts issued by enterprises excluded from the scope of Statement 60 or to some insurance contracts that seem similar to financial guarantee insurance contracts issued by insurance enterprises (such as mortgage guaranty insurance or credit insurance on trade receivables). SFAS 163 also does not apply to financial guarantee insurance contracts that are derivative instruments included within the scope of FASB Statement No. 133, ※Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities.§ SFAS 163 will not have an impact on the Company*s financial statements.
 
Note 3 每 Principles of Consolidation

The accompanying consolidated financial statements include the accounts of Bodisen Biotech, Inc., its 100% wholly-owned subsidiaries Bodisen Holdings, Inc. (BHI), Yang Ling Bodisen Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd (Agricultural), which was incorporated in March 2005, and Sinkiang Bodisen Agriculture Material Co., Ltd. (Material), which was incorporated in June 2006, as well as the accounts of Agricultural*s 100% wholly- owned subsidiary Yang Ling Bodisen Biology Science and Technology Development Company Limited (BBST). All significant inter-company accounts and transactions have been eliminated in consolidation.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Note 4 每 Inventory

Inventory at September 30, 2008 and December 31, 2007 consisted of the following:

     
September
30, 2008
 
December 31,
2007
 
Raw Material
 
$
1,203,163
 
$
425,542
 
Packaging
   
331,367
   
250,018
 
Finished Goods
   
1,450,709
   
691,730
 
Consumables
   
358
   
336
 
     
2,985,597
   
1,367,626
 
Less Obsolescence Reserve
   
(200,824
)
 
(188,178
)
Inventory, net
 
$
2,784,773
 
$
1,179,448
 
 
Note 5 每 Marketable Security

During the year ended December 31, 2005, the Company purchased 2,063,768 shares of China Natural Gas, Inc. (traded on the OTCBB: CHNG) for $2,867,346. At September 30, 2008 and December 31, 2007, the fair value of this investment was $7,470,840 and $14,239,999, respectively. As a result of the change in fair value of this investment the Company recorded an unrealized gain (loss) of ($6769,159) and $2,517,806 the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007, respectively; which is included in other comprehensive income (loss). At September 30, 2008, this represented a 7.1% interest in China Natural Gas, Inc.

Note 6 -Other Long-term Assets

During 2006, the Company acquired a 19.5% and a 19.8% interest in two local companies by investing a total amount of $1,156,861 in cash.
 
Note 7 - Loan Receivable

In August 2006, the Company entered into an agreement to loan $1,306,745 to an unrelated party. The loan is unsecured, payable by August 2008 and carries an interest rate of 13% per annum.

In November 2006, the Company entered into an agreement to loan $814,096 to an unrelated party. The loan is unsecured, payable by November 2008 and carries an interest rate of 13% per annum.

During the three months ended September 30, 2008, these two loan receivables were paid off.
 
Note 8每 Intangible Assets

Net intangible assets at September 30, 2008 and December 31, 2007 were as follows:
 
   
2008
 
 2007
 
Rights to use land
 
$
5,063,006
 
$
1,873,929
 
Fertilizers proprietary technology rights
   
1,170,400
   
1,096,704
 
 
   
6,233,406
   
2,970,633
 
Less Accumulated amortization
   
(1,099,581
)
 
(919,981
)
   
$
5,133,825
 
$
2,050,652
 

The Company*s office and manufacturing site is located in Yang Ling Agricultural High-Tech Industries Demonstration Zone in the province of Shanxi, People*s Republic of China. The Company leases land per a real estate contract with the government of People*s Republic of China for a period from November 2001 through November 2051. Per the People*s Republic of China*s governmental regulations, the Government owns all land.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
During July 2003, the Company leased another parcel of land per a real estate contract with the government of the People*s Republic of China for a period from July 2003 through June 2053.

The Company has recognized the amounts paid for the acquisition of rights to use land as intangible asset and amortizing over a period of fifty years. The ※Rights to use land§ is being amortized over a 50 year period.

The Company acquired Fluid and Compound Fertilizers proprietary technology rights with a life ending December 31, 2011. The Company is amortizing Fertilizers proprietary technology rights over a period of ten years.

On July 15, 2008, the Company entered into a 50 year land rights agreement.

Amortization expense for the Company*s intangible assets for the nine month periods ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 amounted to $128,320 and $100,550, respectively.

Amortization expense for the Company*s intangible assets over the next five fiscal years is estimated to be: 2008-$299,500, 2009-$299,500, 2010-$299,500, 2011-$299,500, 2012- $299,500 and thereafter - $3,636,000.
Note 9 每 Stock Options and Warrants

Stock Options


     
Options
outstanding
 
Weighted
Average
Exercise
Price
 
Aggregate
Intrinsic Value
 
Outstanding, December 31, 2007
   
136,000
 
$
5.39
 
$
0
 
Granted
   
400,000
   
0.70
       
Forfeited
   
-
   
-
       
Exercised
   
-
   
-
       
Outstanding, September 30, 2008
   
536,000
 
$
1.89
 
$
0
 
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Following is a summary of the status of options outstanding at September 30, 2008:

Outstanding Options
     
Exercisable Options
 
Exercise
Price
 
Number
 
Average
Remaining
Contractual Life
 
Average Exercise
Price
 
Number
 
Average
Exercise
Price
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$
5.00
   
100,000
   
0.93
 
$
5.00
   
100,000
 
$
5.00
 
$
5.80
   
10,000
   
1.50
 
$
5.80
   
10,000
 
$
5.80
 
$
6.72
   
26,000
   
2.25
 
$
6.72
   
26,000
 
$
6.72
 
$
0.70
   
400,000
   
2.50
 
$
0.70
   
400,000
 
$
0.70
 
 

Risk-free interest rate
2.05%
Expected life of the options
2.5 years
Expected volatility
128%
Expected dividend yield
0%
 
Note 10 每 Employee Welfare Plans

The Company has established its own employee welfare plan in accordance with Chinese law and regulations. The Company makes annual contributions of 14% of all employees* salaries to employee welfare plan. The total expense for the above plan were $0 and $0 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007, respectively. The Company has recorded welfare payable of $31,991 and $71,908 at September 30, 2008 and December 31, 2007, respectively, which is included in accrued expenses in the accompanying consolidated balance sheet.

Note 11 每 Statutory Common Welfare Fund

As stipulated by the Company Law of the People*s Republic of China (PRC), net income after taxation can only be distributed as dividends after appropriation has been made for the following:

 
i.
Making up cumulative prior years* losses, if any;

 
ii.
Allocations to the ※Statutory surplus reserve§ of at least 10% of income after tax, as determined under PRC accounting rules and regulations, until the fund amounts to 50% of the Company*s registered capital;

 
iii.
Allocations of 5-10% of income after tax, as determined under PRC accounting rules and regulations, to the Company*s ※Statutory common welfare fund§, which is established for the purpose of providing employee facilities and other collective benefits to the Company*s employees; and

 
iv.
Allocations to the discretionary surplus reserve, if approved in the stockholders* general meeting.

Pursuant to the new Corporate Law effective on January 1, 2006, there is now only one "Statutory surplus reserve" requirement. The reserve is 10 percent of income after tax, not to exceed 50 percent of registered capital.
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
Pursuant to the "Circular of the Ministry of Finance ( MOF) on the Issue of Corporate Financial Management after the Corporate Law Enforced" (No.67 [2006]), effective on April 1, 2006, issued by the MOF, the companies will transfer the balance of SCWF as of December 31, 2005 to Statutory Surplus Reserve. Any deficit in the SCWF will be charged in turn to Statutory Surplus Reserve, additional paid-in capital and undistributed profit of previous years. If a deficit still remains, it should be transferred to retained earnings and be reduced to zero by a transfer from after tax profit of following years. At December 31, 2006, the Company did not have a deficit in the SCWF.

The Company has appropriated $0 and $0 as reserve for the statutory surplus reserve and welfare fund for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007, respectively.
 
Note 12 每 Earnings Per Share

Earnings per share for nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 were determined by dividing net income for the periods by the weighted average number of both basic and diluted shares of common stock and common stock equivalents outstanding. There is no difference between basic and diluted earnings per shares for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007. For 2008 and 2007, the Company reported a net loss therefore and common stock equivalents would be anti-dilutive.


Four vendors provided 55%, 23.98%, 15.86%, and 1.18% of the Company*s raw materials for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 and three vendors provided 70.3%, 10.5% and 7.5%, of the Company*s raw materials for the nine months ended September 30, 2007.

The Company*s operations are carried out in the PRC. Accordingly, the Company*s business, financial condition and results of operations may be influenced by the political, economic and legal environments in the PRC, by the general state of the PRC*s economy. The Company*s business may be influenced by changes in governmental policies with respect to laws and regulations, anti-inflationary measures, currency conversion and remittance abroad, and rates and methods of taxation, among other things.

Note 14 每 Litigation

The Company is involved in a variety of claims, suits, investigations and proceedings that arise from time to time in the ordinary course of its business, including actions with respect to contracts, intellectual property (IP), product liability, employment, benefits, securities, and other matters.  These actions may be commenced by a number of different constituents, including competitors, partners, clients, current or former employees, government and regulatory agencies, stockholders, and representatives of the locations in which it does business. The following is a discussion of some of the more significant legal matters involving the Company.

In late 2006, various shareholders of the Company filed eight purported class actions in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the Company and certain of its officers and directors (among others), asserting claims under the federal securities laws.  The complaints contain allegations about prior financial disclosures and its internal controls and a prior, now-terminated relationship with a financial advisor. 
 
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BODISEN BIOTECH, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE NINE MONTHS ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AND 2007
(UNAUDITED)
 
The eight actions are Stephanie Tabor vs. Bodisen, Inc., et al., Case No. 06-13220 (filed November 2006), Fraser Laschinger vs. Bodisen, Inc., et al., Case No. 06-13254 (filed November 2006), Anthony DeSantis vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-13454 (filed November 2006), Yuchen Zhou vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-13567 (filed November 2006), William E. Cowley vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-13739 (filed December 2006), Ronald Stubblefield vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-14449 (filed December 2006), Adam Cohen vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-15179 (filed December 2006) and Lawrence M. Cohen vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-15399 (filed December 2006). Plaintiffs have not specified an amount of damages they seek. Last year, the Court consolidated each of the actions into a single proceeding.

In October 2008 the New York Federal Court presiding over the eight consolidated class actions against Bodisen and its management granted the Company*s initial motion to dismiss the cases.

In addition, the court has notified Bodisen that it also granted the Company*s second motion to dismiss, which challenged the subject matter jurisdiction of the court over about 40% of the class and thus sought to reduce the number of potential class plaintiffs significantly. The court has not provided the Company this written decision, however, the Company hopes to receive it soon.

In 2007, Ji Xiang, a shareholder of China Natural Gas (and son of its Chairman and CEO) instituted litigation in the Chinese court system in Shaanxi province challenging the validity of the Company*s ownership of 2,063,768 shares of China Natural Gas common stock. The Company obtained these shares in September 2005 in a share transfer agreement and asserts that it has fully performed its obligations under the agreement and is entitled to own the shares. The parties in the Chinese litigation have submitted their evidence and now await a decision from the Chinese court. Also, in January 2008, the same shareholder instituted litigation in a Utah state court against Yangling Bodisen Biotech Development Co. Ltd. and Interwest Transfer Co. (China Natural Gas*s transfer agent) seeking to prevent the Company from selling its shares in China Natural Gas. Plaintiff has obtained an order from the Utah court provisionally preventing the Company from selling the China Natural Gas shares pending a decision on the merits of the underlying dispute. The Company intends to vigorously and thoroughly defend itself against this claim. While the Company believes it will prevail in these litigation matters and establish its right of ownership to the China Natural Gas shares, an adverse outcome could have a material adverse effect on its business, financial condition, results of operations or liquidity.
 
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Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations 
 
The following information should be read in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and related notes thereto included elsewhere in this quarterly report and our annual audited consolidated financial statements and related notes included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 15, 2008 (the ※Form 10-K§). The following discussion may contain forward-looking statements that reflect our plans, estimates and beliefs. Our actual results could differ materially from those discussed in these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to these differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed below and in the Form 10-K, particularly under ※Risk Factors§ and ※Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements.§

Virtually all of our revenues and expenses were denominated in Renminbi ("RMB"), the currency of the People's Republic of China. Because we report our financial statements in U.S. dollars, we are exposed to translation risk resulting from fluctuations of exchange rates between the RMB and the U.S. dollar. There is no assurance that exchange rates between the RMB and the U.S. dollar will remain stable. A devaluation of the RMB relative to the U.S. dollar could adversely affect our business, financial condition and results of operations. See ※Risk Factors§ in the Form 10-K. We do not engage in currency hedging and to date, inflation has not had a material impact on our business.

Overview

We are incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware and our operating subsidiary, Yang Ling, is headquartered in Shaanxi Province, the People*s Republic of China. We are engaged in developing, manufacturing and selling organic fertilizers, liquid fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides in the People*s Republic of China and produce numerous proprietary product lines, from pesticides to crop-specific fertilizers. We market and sell our products to distributors throughout the People's Republic of China, and these distributors, in turn, sell our products to farmers. We also conduct research and development to further improve existing products and develop new formulas and products.

Critical Accounting Policies

The accounting and reporting policies that we use affect our consolidated financial statements. Certain of our accounting and reporting policies are critical to an understanding of our results of operations and financial condition, and in some cases, the application of these policies can be significantly affected by the estimates, judgments and assumptions made by management during the preparation of our consolidated financial statements. These accounting and reporting policies are described below. See Note 2 to our consolidated financial statements for further discussion of our accounting policies.

Accounts receivable

We maintain reserves for potential credit losses on accounts receivable and record them primarily on a specific identification basis. In order to establish reserves, we review the composition of accounts receivable and analyze historical bad debts, customer concentrations, customer credit worthiness, current economic trends and changes in customer payment patterns to evaluate the adequacy of these reserves. This analysis and evaluation requires the use of judgments and estimates. Because of the nature of the evaluation, certain of the judgments and estimates are subject to change, which may require adjustments in future periods.
 
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Inventories
 
We value inventories at the lower of cost (determined on a weighted average basis) or market. When evaluating our inventory, we compare the cost with the market value and make allowance to write them down to market value, if lower. The determination of market value requires the use of estimates and judgment by our management.
 
Intangible assets

Since July 1, 2002, we have evaluated potential goodwill impairment in accordance with SFAS No. 142, which applied to our financial statements beginning July 1, 2002. We evaluate intangible assets for impairment, at least on an annual basis and whenever events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying value may not be recoverable from its estimated future cash flows. This evaluation requires the use of judgments and estimates, in particular with respect to recoverability. Recoverability of intangible assets, other long-lived assets and, goodwill is measured by comparing their net book value to the related projected undiscounted cash flows from these assets, considering a number of factors including past operating results, budgets, economic projections, market trends and product development cycles. If the net book value of the asset exceeds the related undiscounted cash flows, the asset is considered impaired, and a second test is performed to measure the amount of impairment loss.

Recent Accounting Pronouncements


In June 2007, the FASB issued FASB Staff Position No. EITF 07-3, ※Accounting for Nonrefundable Advance Payments for Goods or Services Received for Use in Future Research and Development Activities§ (※FSP EITF 07-3§), which addresses whether nonrefundable advance payments for goods or services used or rendered for research and development activities should be expensed when the advance payment is made or when the research and development activity has been performed.  Management is currently evaluating the effect of this pronouncement on our financial statements.

In December 2007, the FASB issued SFAS No. 141 (Revised 2007), ※Business Combinations.§ SFAS  141R changes how a reporting enterprise accounts for the acquisition of a business. SFAS 141R requires an acquiring entity to recognize all the assets acquired and liabilities assumed in a transaction at the acquisition-date fair value, with limited exceptions, and applies to a wider range of transactions or events. SFAS 141R is effective for fiscal years beginning on or after December 15, 2008. Early adoption and retrospective application is prohibited.

In December 2007, the FASB issued SFAS No. 160, ※Noncontrolling Interests in Consolidated Financial Statements,§ which is an amendment of ARB No. 51.  SFAS 160 clarifies that a noncontrolling interest in a subsidiary is an ownership interest in the consolidated entity that should be reported as equity in the consolidated financial statements.  SFAS 160 changes the way the consolidated income statement is presented, thus requiring consolidated net income to be reported at amounts that include the amounts attributable to both parent and the noncontrolling interest.  SFAS 160 is effective for the fiscal years, and interim periods within those fiscal years, beginning on or after December 15, 2008.  Based on current conditions, we do not expect the adoption of SFAS 160 to have a significant impact on our results of operations or financial position.
 
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In March 2008, the FASB issued SFAS No. 161, ※Disclosures about Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities an amendment of FASB Statement No. 133.§ SFAS 161 changes the disclosure requirements for derivative instruments and hedging activities. Entities are required to provide enhanced disclosures about (a) how and why an entity uses derivative instruments, (b) how derivative instruments and related hedged items are accounted for under Statement 133 and its related interpretations, and (c) how derivative instruments and related hedged items affect an entity*s financial position, financial performance, and cash flows. Based on current conditions, we do not expect the adoption of SFAS 161 to have a significant impact on our results of operations or financial position.

In May 2008, the FASB issued SFAS No. 162, ※The Hierarchy of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.§ SFAS 162 identifies the sources of accounting principles and the framework for selecting the principles to be used in the preparation of financial statements of nongovernmental entities that are presented in conformity with GAAP in the United States. SFAS 162 will not have an impact on our financial statements.

In May 2008, the FASB issued SFAS No. 163, ※Accounting for Financial Guarantee Insurance Contracts, an interpretation of FASB Statement No. 60.§ The scope of SFAS 163 is limited to financial guarantee insurance (and reinsurance) contracts, as described in this Statement, issued by enterprises included within the scope of Statement 60. Accordingly, SFAS 163 does not apply to financial guarantee contracts issued by enterprises excluded from the scope of Statement 60 or to some insurance contracts that seem similar to financial guarantee insurance contracts issued by insurance enterprises (such as mortgage guaranty insurance or credit insurance on trade receivables). SFAS 163 also does not apply to financial guarantee insurance contracts that are derivative instruments included within the scope of FASB Statement No. 133, ※Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities.§ SFAS 163 will not have an impact on our financial statements.

For information regarding these and other recent accounting pronouncements and their expected impact on our future financial condition or results of operations, see Note 2 to our consolidated financial statements.


Three months ended September 30, 2008 compared to Three months ended September 30, 2007

Revenue. We generated revenues of $1,696,547 for the three months ended September 30, 2008, a decrease of $617,512 or 26.7%, compared to $2,314,059 for the three months ended September 30, 2007. The significant decrease in revenue was due to the abnormally cold spring time weather of Shaanxi province that affect the crop plant and decrease the use of fertilizer.

Gross Profit. We achieved a gross profit of $667,658 for the three months ended September 30, 2008, a decrease of $438,627 or 39.6%, compared to $1,106,285 for the three months ended September 30, 2007. The significant decrease in gross profit was due to the decrease in revenue as a result of decreased sales. Gross margin (gross profit as a percentage of revenues), decreased from 47.8% for the three months ended September 30, 2007, to 39.4% for the three months ended September 30, 2008 primarily as a result of an increase in raw material costs.

Operating expenses. We incurred net operating expenses of $5,698,824 for the three months ended September 30, 2008, an increase of $2,222,373 or 63.9% compared to $3,476,451 for the three months ended September 30, 2007. The increase in our operating expenses is primarily related to an increase in our general and administrative expenses during the three months ended September 30, 2008 as a result of the write off of certain loan receivables and an increase in our marketing costs.
 
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Aggregated selling expenses accounted for $1,792,173 of our operating expenses for the three months ended September 30, 2008, an increase of $1,195,252 or 200.2% compared to $596,921 for the three months ended September 30, 2007. The increase in our aggregated selling expenses is due to the significant increase in our marketing costs. General and administrative expenses accounted for the remainder of our net operating expenses of $3,906,651 for the three months ended September 30, 2008, which increased $1,027,121 or 35.7% compared to $2,879,530 for the three months ended September 30, 2007. The increase in general and administrative expenses is primarily related to the write off of certain loan receivables..

Non Operating Income and Expenses. We had total non-operating income of $398,291 for the three months ended September 30, 2008 compared to total non-operating expense of $(557,842) for the three months ended September 30, 2007. Other income was $685,291 for the three months ended September 30, 2008 compared to $(639,729) for three months ended September 30, 2007. The other income in 2008 is primarily due to a bad debt recovery during the three months ended September 30, 2008. Total non-operating income includes interest income of $13,350 for the three months ended September 30, 2008 compared to $83,418 of interest income for the three months ended September 30, 2007. The decrease in interest income in 2008 is due less cash in the bank generating interest income.

Net Income. For the foregoing reasons, we had a net loss of $(4,332,171) for the three months ended September 30, 2008 compared to net loss of $(2,928,008) for the three months ended September 30, 2007. We had earnings per share of $0.24 and $0.16 for the three months ended September 30, 2008 and 2007, respectively.
 
Nine months ended September 30, 2008 compared to Nine months ended September 30, 2007

Revenue. We generated revenues of $3,771,601 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, a decrease of $6,723,093 or 64.1%, compared to $10,494,694 for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. The significant decrease in revenue was due to the abnormally cold spring time weather of Shaanxi province, which affected crop plantings and decreased the use of fertilizer.

Gross Profit. We achieved a gross profit of $1,451,582 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, a decrease of $3,166,547 or 68.6%, compared to $4,618,129 for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. The significant decrease in gross profit was due to the significant decrease in revenue as a result of decreased sales. Gross margin (gross profit as a percentage of revenues), decreased, from 44.0% for the nine months ended September 30, 2007, to 38.5% for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 primarily as a result of an increase in raw material costs.

Operating expenses. We incurred operating expenses of $7,443,453 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, an increase of $743,721 or 11.1% compared to $6,699,732 for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. The increase was also due to an increase in marketing cost offset by lower provision for uncollectible accounts..
 
Aggregated selling expenses accounted for $2,170,352 of our operating expenses for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, a decrease of $894,144 or 70.1% compared to $1,276,208 for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. The increase in our aggregated selling expenses is due to the significant increase in our marketing costs. General and administrative expenses accounted for the remainder of our operating expenses of $5,273,101 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, which decreased $150,423 compared to $5,423,524 for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. The decrease was due to fewer uncollectible accounts being reserved for.
 
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Non Operating Income and Expenses. We had total non-operating income of $3,802,538 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 compared to total non-operating expense of $258,820 for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. Other income was $3,648,443 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 compared to $(143) for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. The change is primarily due to bad debt recoveries during the nine months ended September 30, 2008. Total non-operating income includes interest income of $154,095 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 compared to only $262,870 of interest income for the nine months ended September 30, 2007.

Net Income(Loss). Net income decrease by 17.8% to $(2,147,793) for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 compared to net loss of $(1,822,783) for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. We had earnings (loss) per share of $0.12 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 compared to earnings per share of $0.10 for the nine months ended September 30, 2007.
 

We are primarily a parent holding company for the operations carried out by our indirect operating subsidiary, Yang Ling, which carries out its activities in the People*s Republic of China. Because of our holding company structure, our ability to meet our cash requirements apart from our financing activities, including payment of dividends on our common stock, if any, substantially depends upon the receipt of dividends from our subsidiaries, particularly Yang Ling.

 
Cash Flows

Our operating activities generated net cash of $2,435,251 for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 compared to net cash of $(7,731,172) used for operating activities for the nine months ended September 30, 2007. This increase in the use of cash in operating activities is principally due to a reduction in accounts receivables and advances to suppliers.

Our investing activities used $(2,931,264) of cash for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, compared to $(3,718,394) of cash used in investing activities for the nine months ended September 30, 2007.
 
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Contractual Commitments

In August 2006, we entered into a 30-year land-lease arrangement with the government of the People*s Republic of China, under which we pre-paid $2,529,818 upon execution of the contract of lease expense for the next 15 years. We agreed to make a prepayment for the next eight years in November 2021, and will make a final pre-payment in November 2029 for the remaining seven years. The annual lease expense amounts to approximately $169,580. For further information regarding this arrangement, see Note 7 to our annual consolidated financial statements included in the Form 10-K. Our land-lease arrangement is currently our only material on- and off-balance sheet expected or contractually committed future obligation.


We currently do not have any material off-balance sheet arrangements except for the remaining pre-payments under the land-lease arrangement described above and in Note 7 to our annual consolidated financial statements included the Form 10-K.
 
ITEM 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk

N/A



Our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer conducted an evaluation of the effectiveness of the design and operation of our disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Rule 13a-15(e) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act)) as of September 30, 2008. Based on that evaluation, our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer concluded that our disclosure controls and procedures were effective as of the end of the period covered by this report to ensure that information required to be disclosed in the reports that we file or submit under the Exchange Act is accumulated and communicated to our management, including our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, as appropriate to allow timely decisions regarding required disclosures.

Changes in Internal Control over Financial Reporting

During the quarter ended September 30, 2008, there were no changes in our internal control over financial reporting that have materially affected our internal control over financial reporting.

Part II. OTHER INFORMATION

Item 1. Legal Proceedings

From time to time, we may become involved in various lawsuits and legal proceedings that arise in the ordinary course of business. Litigation is, however, subject to inherent uncertainties, and an adverse result in these or other matters may arise from time to time that may harm our business. Other than the matters described below, we are currently not aware of any such legal proceedings or claims that we believe would or could have, individually or in the aggregate, a material adverse affect on our business, financial condition, results of operations or liquidity.

In late 2006, various shareholders of our company filed eight purported class actions in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against our company and certain of our officers and directors (among others), asserting claims under the federal securities laws. The complaints contain allegations about the our prior financial disclosures and our internal controls and a prior, now-terminated relationship with a financial advisor. The complaints do not specify an amount of damages that plaintiffs seek.
 
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The eight actions are Stephanie Tabor vs. Bodisen, Inc., et al., Case No. 06-13220 (filed November 2006), Fraser Laschinger vs. Bodisen, Inc., et al., Case No. 06-13254 (filed November 2006), Anthony DeSantis vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-13454 (filed November 2006), Yuchen Zhou vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-13567 (filed November 2006), William E. Cowley vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-13739 (filed December 2006), Ronald Stubblefield vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-14449 (filed December 2006), Adam Cohen vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-15179 (filed December 2006) and Lawrence M. Cohen vs. Bodisen, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-15399 (filed December 2006).

In October 2008 the New York Federal Court presiding over the eight consolidated class actions against Bodisen and its management granted our initial motion to dismiss the cases.

In addition, the court has notified Bodisen that it also granted our second motion to dismiss, which challenged the subject matter jurisdiction of the court over about 40% of the class and thus sought to reduce the number of potential class plaintiffs significantly. The court has not provided us this written decision, however, we hope to receive it soon.

In 2007, Ji Xiang, a shareholder of China Natural Gas (and son of its Chairman and CEO) instituted litigation in the Chinese court system in Shaanxi province challenging the validity of our ownership of 2,063,768 shares of China Natural Gas common stock. We obtained these shares in September 2005 in a share transfer agreement and assert that we have fully performed our obligations under the agreement and are entitled to own the shares. The parties in the Chinese litigation have submitted their evidence and now await a decision from the Chinese court. Also, in January 2008, the same shareholder instituted litigation in a Utah state court against Yangling Bodisen Biotech Development Co. Ltd. and Interwest Transfer Co. (China Natural Gas*s transfer agent) seeking to prevent us from selling our shares in China Natural Gas. Plaintiff has obtained an order from the Utah court provisionally preventing us from selling the China Natural Gas shares pending a decision on the merits of the underlying dispute. We intend to vigorously and thoroughly defend our company against this claim. While we believe we will prevail in these litigation matters and establish our right of ownership to the China Natural Gas shares, an adverse outcome could have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition, results of operations or liquidity.

Item 1A. Risk Factors

There have been no material changes from the disclosure provided in Part 1, Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007.
 
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

None

Item 3. Defaults Upon Senior Securities

None.

Item 4. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

None.
 
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Item 5. Other Information

None.

Item 6. Exhibits

(a)
Exhibits


Exhibit
No.
 
Exhibit Description
     
31.1
 
Certification of Principal Executive Officer pursuant to Rule 13a-14 and Rule 15d-14(a), promulgated under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended
     
31.2
 
Certification of Principal Financial Officer pursuant to Rule 13a-14 and Rule 15d 14(a), promulgated under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended
     
32.1
 
Certification pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
 
SIGNATURES

In accordance with the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

   
Bodisen Biotech, Inc.
     
November 14, 2008
By:  
/s/           Bo Chen
 
Bo Chen
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and
President
(Principal Executive Officer)
 
 
     
November 14, 2008
By:  
/s/         Junyan Tong
 
Junyan Tong
Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting
Officer)

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