Our Business

Services & Products

Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit

Ensuring a secure and stable supply of mineral and metal resources, while promoting a recycling business for a sustainable and circular economy.

  • Development, processing and marketing of underground resources (iron ore, metallurgical coal, copper, ferroalloys, nickel, aluminium, lithium, etc.)
  • Promoting the recycling of surface resources (steel scrap, non-ferrous scrap, direct reduced iron, pig iron , secondary batteries, etc.)

Energy Business Unit I

Pursuing a stable supply of energy through a value chain business spanning upstream to downstream

  • Exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and other energy resources
  • Trading and marketing of oil, petroleum products, coal, uranium and other energy resources

Energy Business Unit II

A global player in the LNG business

  • Development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects
  • Trading and marketing of LNG

Energy Solutions Business Unit

Pursuing a unique, multifaceted, and flexible approach to develop and deliver industrial solutions for global climate change, bringing together the knowledge, business foundations, and customer and partner base of Mitsui & Co.’s diverse business fields

  • Power (distributed renewable energy (RE) generation, storage batteries, energy management services, virtual power plants, EV infrastructure, green mobility (Battery as a Service))
  • Electricity wholesale, retail, and trading
  • Next-generation energy (hydrogen, ammonia, biofuels, SAF, carbon solutions such as carbon credits and CO2 utilization)
  • New business that anticipates structural changes, joint initiatives with other Business Units, businesses that consider the global environment (development of low-carbon cities, hydrogen societies, decarbonization support and exploration of new technologies and innovations etc.)

Infrastructure Projects Business Unit

Developing infrastructure projects globally that help create better lives.

Renewable energy, thermal power, cogeneration, energy storage, energy management services, power wholesaling, power retailing, etc.
Natural resources infrastructure
Gas pipelines, gas distribution, LNG import & export terminals, FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) systems, etc.
Social & environmental infrastructure
Water & sewage business, desalination plants, port container & non-container terminals, air cargo terminals, inland logistics terminals, etc.
Cross industry & new innovative business
Digital infrastructure, decarbonization business, etc.

Mobility Business Unit I

Leveraging Mitsui's comprehensive capabilities to strengthen business models and create new added value, anticipating and responding to the changes in the mobility services area and needs relating to carbon neutrality.

Logistics, manufacturing, wholesale, retail, finance, leasing and rental of automobiles and automotive components.
Construction, mining, and industrial machinery
Wholesale, retail, rental and finance of construction, mining and industrial machinery.
Passenger and freight transportation businesses, and railway infrastructure development and railway peripheral business.

Mobility Business Unit II

Promoting the development of transport infrastructure in the marine, aviation and aerospace fields in harmony with the global environment, utilizing new technologies and networks with global business partners

  • Trade, ownership and operation of commercial ships; intermediary services for chartering vessels, sales of secondhand ships; ship equipment, DX and environment-related business
  • Sale, purchase, leasing and financing of airplanes, helicopters and aircraft engines, and other aviation-related business
  • Space-related business

Basic Materials Business Unit

Supporting the foundation of industry and the stable supply of materials, and using the power of chemistry to create value and help solve the challenges faced by society

  • Gas chemicals
    Methanol, Ammonia
  • Basic chemicals
    Olefins, EDC, VCM, Salt, HCL, Caustic Soda, Soda Ash, Aromatics, SM, PX/PTA/MEG/PET
  • Performance monomers
    Coating materials, Acetone, Phenol, Bisphenol, MMA, High-performance resin materials
  • Tank terminal business
    Storage of Petrochemicals and Petroleum products

Performance Materials Business Unit

Developing diversified businesses utilizing the functionality of materials to bring sustainable prosperity to people’s lives.

Functional Materials
Synthetic polymers and rubbers (including recycled biomaterials), inorganic chemicals, hydrogen & industrial gases, etc.
Advanced Materials
Display materials & products, semiconductor & substrate materials, battery materials, EMS related businesses, dental related businesses, etc.
Specialty Chemicals
Green/bio-based raw materials, detergent raw materials, lubricant oils, cosmetic materials and related businesses, etc.
Living & Environmental Materials
Forest resources businesses, paper products, housing materials and tire related businesses, etc.

Nutrition & Agriculture Business Unit

Engaging in a wide range of businesses broadly covering the food and chemicals areas

Agrochemicals (including biopesticide), seeds and fertilizers, fertilizer resources (phosphate rock) and raw materials (sulfur, sulfuric acid)
Animal Solution
Amino acid, additives for feeds such as organic minerals, enzymes and animal health products
Food Science
Food ingredients, functional food materials, pharmaceutical and flavor/fragrance raw materials
Preventative healthcare business (Traditional Chinese medicine and high-quality supplements)

Iron & Steel Products Business Unit

We are committed to realizing a sustainable society by building value chains that contribute to a low-carbon / de-carbonized society and circularity, based on our diverse connections with the market and industry.

Manufacture and sale of iron and steel products
Manufacturing and trading of iron and steel products that contribute to low-carbon / de-carbonization (e.g. electric-arc furnaces)
Steel product processing and parts manufacturing
Processing of iron products and provision of Just-in-Time (JIT) functions through service centers, and manufacture of automotive parts and other components
Provision of maintenance functions that contribute to the extension of the lifespan of structures and facilities
Development of a closed-loop recycling framework in collaboration with the Mineral & Metal Resources Business Unit
Logistics digital transformation (DX)
Provision of a digital platform that contributes to the realization of a low-carbon / de-carbonized society and circular economy

Food Business Unit

Engaged in the production, accumulation, marketing, manufacturing, and processing of food resources and products, we are working to develop our global business base and provide safe and reliable foods to the world.

Maintenance and improvement of assets at every stage of production and marketing from securing carbohydrate sources through processing and sales of finished products; Global marketing and logistics planning
Oils and fats
Investment and operation of assets, trading and logistics in the oilseed value chain of seed, oil milling and processed oils; Trading of staple foods such as rice, wheat and beans that support food culture; Specialty grains
Investment and operation of assets, trading and logistics in the feed value chain, including feed ingredients, compound feed, livestock and fishery products, plant proteins and animal proteins
Food and beverages
Investment and operation of assets, trading and logistics for fruit and vegetable processed goods, coffee, cocoa beans, tea, dairy products and other ingredients and products

Retail Business Unit

We operate businesses focused on delivering better quality, convenience and wellness to consumers across the world.

Logistics including demand forecasting and inventory optimization
Importing and exporting of foodstuffs and raw materials
Operation of distribution centers
Sales and marketing
Brand & Retail
Planning and production of apparel and accessories (OEM)
Sales of fiber and textile materials
Retailing including ecommerce (apparel, accessories and food)
Brand management
Food Manufacturing
Planning and manufacturing of prepared foods and delicatessen products
Planning and manufacturing of food packaging

Wellness Business Unit

Developing business from a global perspective and contributing to the enrichment of people's lives through high value-added services.

Healthcare: Supporting the improvement of people’s physical health through the provision of Value Based Healthcare
Healthcare provider business including hospitals and clinics, and healthcare-related ancillary services, healthcare data, medical insurance, pharmaceutical sales, marketing and development
Well-Care: Supporting mental and physical health through disease prevention and early detection of illness through DX
Digital health and preventive care related business, staffing, and education
Well-being: Supporting richer and brighter lives through food and sport
Placemaking, contract food services, uniform rental, facility management

IT & Communication Business Unit

Creating added value unique to Mitsui & Co. in every industry and business field by capturing trends in global ICT.

Digital Solutions
IT services, cybersecurity, digital infrastructure
B2C Platform
Video commerce, digital media, BtoC platform
BPO, digital marketing
Innovative Business
Healthcare DX, digital services

Corporate Development Business Unit

Promoting financial business, real estate business, logistics business and strategic projects leading to the evolution of Mitsui's business

Financial business
Real estate asset management (fund management for domestic and foreign real estate), financial asset management (real asset management using digital technology, etc.), insurance, leasing, private equity (buyout investment, venture investment) and commodity derivatives (commodity futures trading, crypto asset business with commodity-backed assets), etc.
Real estate business
Real estate development and leasing, property management, real estate brokerages and solutions and real estate-related businesses.
Logistics business
Worldwide distribution center (distribution processing for consumer goods including ecommerce fulfillment), global transportation (international multimodal transportation, etc.) and operation of warehouse automation business.