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 160 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.

As of June. 18, 2024

Company Name Sojitz Corporation
Established April 1, 2003
(Nissho Iwai-Nichimen Holdings Corporation established on April 2003., Sojitz Corporation established on April 2004.)
In 2003, Nissho Iwai-Nichimen Holdings Corporation was established as a joint holding company to integrate Nichimen Corporation and Nissho Iwai Corporation’s businesses. In 2004, Nichimen Corporation and Nissho Iwai Corporation merged to become Sojitz Corporation.
Capitalization 160,339,000,000 yen
Representative Kosuke Uemura
Representative Director, President & COO
Head Office 1-1, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8691, Japan
Number of Branches & Offices
(As of Mar. 31, 2024)
Domestic 5 (Including the Head Office)
Overseas 72
Number of subsidiaries and affiliates
(As of Mar. 31, 2024)
Domestic 129
Overseas 304
Number of Employees
(As of Mar. 31, 2024)
Non consolidated 2,513
Consolidated 22,819
Main Businesses Sojitz Group is engaged in a wide range of businesses globally, including manufacturing, selling, importing, and exporting a variety of products, in addition to providing services and investing in diversified businesses, both in Japan and overseas. Sojitz operates with a 7-division structure comprising the Automotive Division; the Aerospace, Transportation & Infrastructure Division; the Energy Solution & Healthcare Division; the Metals, Mineral Resources & Recycling Division; the Chemicals Division; the Consumer Industry & Agriculture Business Division; and the Retail & Consumer Service Division.
Stock Exchange Listings Tokyo Stock Exchange



Iino Building, 1-1, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Google MAP

  • General reception is located at 3rd floor.
Accessible Lines
  • Kasumigaseki Station Exit C4 (direct connection to Iino Bldg.)/Exit C3 (1-minute walk) Tokyo Metro: Hibiya and Chiyoda Lines
  • Kasumigaseki Station Exit B2 (5-minute walk) Tokyo Metro: Marunouchi Line
  • Uchisaiwaicho Station Exit A6 (6-minute walk via Hibiya City) on the Toei Subway Mita Line
  • Toranomon Station Exit 1, 9, 10 (3-minute walk) Tokyo Metro: Ginza Line
  • Shimbashi Station (10-minute walk) JR: Yamanote, Keihin-Tohoku, Tokaido, Yokosuka Lines; Toei Subway: Asakusa Line; Yurikamome
  • Company Presentation Video

    An introduction to Sojitz’s Corporate Statement, approach to human resources, and the diverse business initiatives central to Medium-term Management Plan 2023.
    Sojitz uses the power of ideas to provide solutions to societal challenges in order to deliver essential goods and services to communities across the world.
    (4min. 30sec. September, 2022)

  • Corporate Profile PDF

    The pamphlet introduces Sojitz in 24 pages.
    (Produced in April 2024)