Oct 19, 2016

Some Japan trading houses eye resuming Iran oil imports: sources

Japanese traders including Marubeni Corp. and Sumitomo Corp. that stopped buying Iranian oil during western sanctions are looking to resume imports, potentially by year-end, industry sources said. Conservative Japanese firms have so far held off taking Iranian crude due to a lack of internationally ...

Osaka Gas may pull out of Marubeni thermal power project

Dec 21, 2015

Osaka Gas may pull out of Marubeni thermal power project

Osaka Gas Co. may pull out of a thermal power project planned with Marubeni Corp. amid signs of nuclear restarts and increasing calls to reduce carbon dioxide from power generation. The Osaka-based company is considering giving up on its participation in the project in ...

/ Apr 26, 2013

China slaps conditions on Marubeni's Gavilon deal

Marubeni Corp.’s plan to acquire U.S. commodities trader Gavilon Holdings LLC is acceptable as long as the two companies keep their soybean operations for China separate, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said. The ministry said Wednesday that the acquisition could help Marubeni increase its ...

Aeon to take over Daiei in bid for dominance

/ Mar 31, 2013

Aeon to take over Daiei in bid for dominance

Aeon Co. announced Wednesday it will increase its stake in Daiei Inc. to turn the smaller superstore chain into a subsidiary, creating a massive retailing group that will have combined sales in excess of ¥6 trillion. Aeon, which owns a 19.9 percent stake in ...