We hereby inform that today's article of Nikkei Newspaper concerning our annual financial results of ¥280 billion is not based on any announcement we have made.
While our business performance for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 is sound and the annual forecast will exceed the forecast announced in November 2, 2016 and will be revised, we are currently finalizing the figures. We will promptly make an announcement if and when it becomes necessary.
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 possessed by 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.