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Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.

MITSUI USA WILL GIVE $50,000 AND MATCH ALL EMPLOYEE DONATIONS DOLLAR-FOR-DOLLAR TO SUPPORT RELIEF EFFORTS FOR HURRICANE SANDY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 7, 2012


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New York - Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. (Mitsui USA), on behalf of Mitsui Americas, announced today a $50,000 contribution to aid recovery and relief efforts in response to Hurricane Sandy.

Mitsui USA will contribute $50,000 to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, which is dispersing one hundred percent of donations to organizations providing storm relief to support immediate needs, including water, food and personal supplies as well as long-term relief and restoration efforts to help New York City recover from the storm.

Additionally, to support efforts on the ground to aid communities affected by the storm, Mitsui USA will make a special dollar-for-dollar match for Mitsui USA and its qualified group companies' employees’ donations to the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy response fund.

About Mitsui USA

Mitsui USA was incorporated in 1966 in New York as a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, a leading international trade and investment company operating with an extensive global network. Beyond traditional trading, the Company’s newer emphasis is on project development and management, business investment, capital goods leasing and technology transfer. With its comprehensive services capabilities, Mitsui USA aspires to meet the needs of its customers as “Your Global Business Partner®,” while committed to sustainable growth and good corporate citizenship. More information on Mitsui USA may be found at www.mitsui.com/us.

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For inquiries on this matter, please contact

Eric Campbell
Assistant Director of Public Affairs
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.
Tel: (212) 878-4039