Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. is a general trading company. It operates through the following segments: Iron and Steel Products; Mineral and Metal Resources; Machinery and Infrastructure Projects; Chemical; Energy; Foods and Retail; Consumer Service and Information Technology (IT); Logistics and Financial; Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific; and Other. The Iron and Steel Products segment manufactures and processes steel and iron products such as slabs, billets, coated sheets, tin plates, tubular products, pipes, wire rods, and stainless steels. The Mineral and Metal Resources segment supplies non-ferrous metal products, rare metals, and minerals such as iron ore, ferroalloys, direct reduced iron, copper, aluminum, zinc, lead, and nickel. The Machinery and Infrastructure Projects segment involves in power generation, transportation, water treatment and supply, infrastructure construction, automobile and motorcyle sale, industrial machinery financing, and marine and aerospace vehicle leasing. The Chemical segment markets petrochemicals, chlor-alkali, methanol, agrochemicals, performance materials, and specialty chemicals. The Energy segment engages in energy development and exploration, oil and coal trading, petroleum and gasoline marketing, and liquefied natural gas trading and development. The Foods and Retail segment distributes grain crops, processed foods, containers and packaging materials, and agricultural and marine products. The Consumer Service and IT segment operates healthcare facilities, food and apparel establishments, real estate and housing agencies, and businesses engaging in electronics, IT, electronic commerce, and communication. The Logistics and Financial segment offers commodity derivative trading, venture investment, asset management, property leasing, insurance risk management, and logistics infrastructure development. The Americas, the EMEA, and the Asia Pacific segments conduct related businesses and engage in overseas sales and intermediary services of the company's products. The Other segment provides financial and business operation services. The company was founded on July 1, 1876 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.