Tag - sojitz



LNG Japan, a joint venture owned by Sumitomo and Sojitz, have inked a deal for a stake in a giant natural gas project off Australia.
Aug 9, 2023
LNG Japan inks ¥126 billion deal to join Australian gas project
The move will secure supply of a fossil fuel Japan expects will retain a key role in its energy mix.
Japan Times
Jun 17, 2023
Sojitz cancels Hokkaido wind project due to costs and local objections
The decision adds to a recent trend of wind project cancellations, creating a headache for the Japanese government, which is seeking to significantly increase green energy production.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 1, 2019
Japan's Sojitz teams up with Thai's Saha Group on recruiting tenants for industrial parks
Major trading house Sojitz Corp. and Thai conglomerate Saha Group have joined hands to attract tenants to industrial parks in Thailand ahead of anticipated plant relocations prompted by the U.S.-China trade war.
Japan Times
Jun 11, 2018
Myanmar strawberry farmers reduce losses with Japan's cold-chain logistics
Japanese expertise in cold-chain logistics is lifting the spirits of strawberry farmers in Myanmar, radically reducing damage due to poor transportation methods and heat before their produce is delivered to consumers in commercial capital Yangon.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 9, 2017
PanaHome, Sojitz to develop 'smart town' in Indonesia
PanaHome Corp., a housing company under the Panasonic group, has teamed up with trading company Sojitz Corp. to build a sustainable "smart town" in the city of Deltamas outside Jakarta.
Japan Times
Mar 24, 2017
First Japanese food court opens to Myanmar diners
Myanmar's first Japanese food court opened this week in Yangon under a joint venture between Tokyo-based trading giant Sojitz Corp. and local retail chain City Mart Holdings.
Aug 28, 2016
Despite Chinese presence, Japanese companies looking to tap African market
Japanese companies have geared up to operate in Africa in recent years, with demand for products such as food and medicine growing in the resource-rich continent on the back of population booms in many countries.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 22, 2013
Sojitz to invest in Brazil grain firm
Trading house Sojitz Corp. will invest in a Brazilian grain harvester and collector to tap food demand in Asia.


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