With automotive assembly and wholesale and retail sales as its core businesses, the Automotive Division develops its operations in growing markets, such as Asia, Russia, NIS countries, and Latin America, as well as in mature markets, such as Japan and the United States. In addition, this division is actively enhancing its auto-financing business while developing automotive-related services that meet the needs of the changing times.
The Aerospace & Transportation Project Division develops aerospace industry businesses as a sales agent for commercial aircraft and defense systems and through its leasing, part-out, and business jet businesses. The division is also engaged in airport management, railroad, and other transportation infrastructure businesses as well as in-flight catering, freight car leasing, and other peripheral businesses. Meanwhile, this division’s marine vessels business handles multiple types of new and secondhand vessels.
By combining Sojitz’s unique functions and ideas, the Infrastructure & Healthcare Division provides new solutions to create value. Specific areas of operation include energy, telecommunications, urban infrastructure, and healthcare. Businesses are developed in response to global social issues, including the rising demand for infrastructure and healthcare due to economic growth in emerging countries, climate change, digitalization, and the diversification of values.
In addition to upstream investment and trading in metal resources and ferrous materials, the Metals, Mineral Resources & Recycling Division has made a full-scale entry into the circular economy field, which includes recycling businesses, and this division is working to create and promote new businesses that respond to social needs.
The Chemicals Division conducts a wide variety of trading and businesses, ranging from basic chemicals, such as methanol, to functional materials focusing on plastic resins as well as inorganic chemicals like industrial salts and rare earths. The division is also developing businesses in the environmental and life science fields to contribute to building a low-carbon, recycling-oriented society.
The Consumer Industry & Agriculture Business Division is engaged in businesses in the areas of agribusiness, food, feeds and livestock, forest resources, and community development, with a focus on sustainable consumption and production.
The Retail & Consumer Service Division is focused on a diverse range of businesses that respond to consumer needs both in Japan and overseas, strengthening its functions, including its retail digital transformation and marketing functions. These businesses include food and consumer goods distribution, marine products, shopping center management, and real estate.