Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd.

Australian Financial Review article on fast train proposal

May 13, 2016

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Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd. is aware of an article in the Friday 13 May edition of the Australian Financial Review reporting that “Mitsui” is part of a consortium that has purchased 37,000 hectares of land between Sydney and Melbourne with the purpose of constructing a high-speed rail link.

Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd. and its parent company Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (“Mitsui”) would like to provide the following comment in relation to this report.

  • Mitsui is not part of any formal consortium to develop high-speed rail in Australia.
  • Mitsui has not solely or in partnership, acquired land in Australia for the purpose of developing high-speed rail.
  • Mitsui was not contacted by the Australian Financial Review for comment, or to verify information.


For inquiries on this matter, please contact

Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd.
Corporate Affairs Department
Telephone: +61 2 9256 9517