ITOCHU

ITOCHU Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a general trading company worldwide. It operates in seven segments: Textile; Machinery; Aerospace, Electronics, and Multimedia; Energy, Metals, and Minerals; Chemicals, Forest products, and General merchandise; Food; and Finance, Realty, Insurance and Logistics Services. The Textile segment engages in the production and sale of textile materials, textiles, apparel, fashion goods, and industrial materials and products. The Machinery segment involves in the infrastructure related projects, such as automobiles, ships, construction and industrial machinery, plants, railways, highways, and bridges. The Aerospace, Electronics, and Multimedia segment engages in the provision of IT-related systems and Internet services, mobile phone sales/content distribution, and video distribution operations. The Energy, Metals, and Minerals segment involves in the development of metal and mineral, and energy resources; processing of steel products; and trade of greenhouse gas emissions, iron ore, coal, pig iron and ferrous raw materials, non-ferrous and light metals, steel products, crude oil, oil products, gas, and nuclear products. The Chemicals, Forest products, and General merchandise segment offers lumber, pulp, paper, rubber, glass and cement, chemicals, plastics, and inorganic chemicals. The Food segment engages in the production, distribution, and retail of various food products, such as wheat, barley, wheat flour, rice, palm oil, coconut oil, corn, soybean meal, sweeteners, dairy products, liquor, soft drinks, beef, processed foods, frozen foods, canned foods, and pet foods. The Finance, Realty, Insurance and Logistics Services segment engages in the structuring and sale of financial products, agency and consultancy services of insurance and reinsurance, warehousing, trucking, international intermodal transport, and real estate development operations. ITOCHU was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan