Sojitz Corporation


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 April 1, 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 Masayoshi Fujimoto
Representative Director, Chairman & CEO
Head Office 1-1, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8691, Japan


Number of Branches & Offices
(As of March 31, 2024)
Domestic 5 (Including the Head Office)
Overseas 72
Number of subsidiaries and affiliates
(As of March 31, 2024)
Domestic 129
Overseas 304
Number of Employees
(As of March 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



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)

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