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Mitsui’s subsidiary to sell its Shares of INPEX CORPORATION

Feb. 9, 2012


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Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui") announced that Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. ("MOECO"), a subsidiary of Mitsui in which Mitsui has 70.45% equity interest, has sold 12,000 shares (0.3% of issued shares) of INPEX CORPORATION ("INPEX"). Through this transaction MOECO’s interest in INPEX shall decrease from 4.8% to 4.5%.

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This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on Mitsui's current assumptions, expectations and beliefs in light of the information currently available to it and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause Mitsui's actual results, financial position or cash flows to be materially different from any future results, financial position or cash flows expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors referred to above include, but are not limited to, those contained in Mitsui's latest Annual Securities Report and Quarterly Securities Report, and Mitsui undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.
This announcement is published in order to publicly announce specific facts stated above, and does not constitute a solicitation of investments or any similar act inside or outside of Japan, regarding the shares, bonds or other securities issued by us.

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For inquiries on this matter, please contact

Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Corporate Communications Division
Kazuhisa Kawamura
Telephone: +81-3-3285-7540
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9819
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Investor Relations Division
Telephone: +81-3-3285-7910
Facsimile: +81-3-3285-9821
infoTKADZ@mitsui.com