ZK International's Subsidiary xSigma Announces NFTs Launches for NBA Players Dwight Howard and Michael Beasley on the xSigma NFT Marketplace, while the industry sales surpassed $1 billion in Q1 2021

WENZHOU, China, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ZK International Group Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ZKIN) ("ZKIN", "ZK International" or the "Company"), xSigma Corporation, a blockchain R&D lab, which is a subsidiary of ZK International, is pleased to announce the upcoming Non-fungible Tokens(NFTs) sales on its own NFT marketplace. Professional NBA players Dwight Howard of the Philadelphia 76ers and Michael Beasley of the Los Angeles Lakers will launch their NFTs exclusively on the xSigma Marketplace.

The sales will take place in the early summer of 2021 on the xSigma NFT Marketplace. Partnering with the athletes, xSigma will create the NFTs for them and host sales on the NFT Marketplace. The athletes will promote the upcoming NFT launches to their fan base on Instagram and Twitter, where they have over several million followers.

xSigma has opened a registration to the waitlist for the upcoming NFT launches on its new website: https://www.xsigma-nft.com.

The NFTs industry keeps growing among the entire blooming crypto industry. While Bitcoin reached its all-time-high of $64,000, the cumulative NFT sales has surpassed $1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to Messari. The NFTs industry surpassed a record $475 million of monthly sales volumes, according to DappRadar.com. More celebrities are joining the NFTs space, which xSigma believes, is a good sign of mass adoption of the technology. Sport athletes, such as Patrick Maholmes and Rob Gronkowski, sold their NFTs for millions.

xSigma is actively working on acquiring top-tier artists, sport athletes and celebrities engaged on its platform, and xSigma is planning to announce more partnerships in the coming weeks. 

About ZK International Group Co., Ltd.

ZK International Group Co., Ltd. is a China-based designer, engineer, manufacturer and supplier of patented high-performance stainless steel and carbon steel pipe products that require sophisticated water or gas pipeline systems. The Company owns 28 patents, 21 trademarks, 2 Technical Achievement Awards, and 10 National and Industry Standard Awards. ZK International is preparing to capitalize on the $850 Billion commitment made by the Chinese Government to improve the quality of water, which in its current supply state is 70% unfit for human contact.  ZK International is Quality Management System Certified (ISO9001), Environmental Management System Certified (ISO1401), and a National Industrial Stainless Steel Production Licensee that is focused on supplying steel piping for the multi-billion dollar industries of Gas and Water sectors.  ZK has supplied stainless steel pipelines for over 2,000 projects, which include the Beijing National Airport, the "Water Cube" and "Bird's Nest", which were venues for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  Emphasizing superior properties and durability of its steel piping, ZK International is providing a solution for the delivery of high quality, highly sustainable, environmentally sound drinkable water to not only to the China market but to international markets such as Europe, East Asia and Southeast Asia.  

For more information please visit www.ZKInternationalGroup.com. Additionally, please follow the Company on TwitterFacebookYouTube, and Weibo. For further information on the Company's SEC filings please visit www.sec.gov.

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Investor Contact:
Sherry Zheng
Weitian Group LLC
Email: shunyu.zheng@weitian-ir.com
Phone: +1 718-213-7386

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