Corporate Profile

Sojitz Corporation was formed out 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, developing wide-ranging general trading company operations in a multitude of countries and regions.

Company Name Sojitz Corporation
Established April 1, 2003
Capitalization 160,339,000,000 yen
President & CEO Masayoshi Fujimoto
Head Office 1-1, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8691, Japan


Number of Branches & Offices Domestic 4
Overseas 82 (as of December 31, 2017)
Number of subsidiaries and affiliates Domestic 115
Overseas 319 (as of December 31, 2017)
Number of Employees Non consolidated 2,381
Consolidated 17,434 (as of December 31, 2017)
Main Businesses 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.
Stock Exchange Listings Tokyo Stock Exchange