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 March 31, 2022
|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.
Representative Director, President & CEO
|Head Office||1-1, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8691, Japan
|Number of Branches & Offices||Domestic 5 (Including the Head Office）
|Number of subsidiaries and affiliates||Domestic 132
|Number of Employees||Non consolidated 2,558
|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 Project Division; the Infrastructure & 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
The video comes in two versions with different 60-seconds lead-ins.
In the first, “Sojitz Connects the World,” Sojitz is depicted as an arrow of light, shooting across the world alongside our customers. The second lead-in, “Sojitzers’ Passion,” shows employees on-site at the places where they work.
After the intro, the video goes on to introduce the history of our company, touching on each of our industries—“Agriculture & Foods,” “Energy,” etc.—in turn.
Sojitz Connects the World+ PR video
Sojitzers' Passion+ PR video