Sojitz Corporation was formed as the union of Nichimen Corporation and Nissho Iwai Corporation, both companies that boast incredibly long histories. For more than 150 years, our business has helped support the development of countless countries and regions. Today, the Sojitz Group consists of approximately 400 subsidiaries and affiliates located in Japan and throughout the world, and it is developing its wide-ranging general trading company operations in a multitude of countries and regions across the globe.
As a general trading company, the Sojitz Group is engaged in a wide range of businesses globally, including buying, selling, importing, and exporting goods, manufacturing and selling products, providing services, and planning and coordinating projects, in Japan and overseas. The Group also invests in various sectors and conducts financing activities. The broad range of sectors in which Sojitz operates includes those related to automobiles, plants, energy, mineral resources, chemicals, foodstuff resources, agricultural and forestry resources, consumer goods, and industrial parks.
Sojitz has served as the sole distributing agent in Japan for France’s Orano Cycle (ex Areva NC), the world’s top integrated nuclear fuel company since the 1970s. This allows us to provide a full range of services in the nuclear fuel cycle to Japanese electric power companies. Other operations include the sale of equipment, fuels and materials related to nuclear power plants through a subsidiary.
Sojitz Machinery Corporation
|Mr. Nobuyuki Yokota
We will continue to expand the scope of our business in nuclear energy and related industries in Japan and overseas.