Mitsui Chemicals

Establishment of a Regional Management Company in China

August 20, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Targeting expansion of its business in China and strengthening of its overall group management, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. ("MCI"), with its Head Office in Tokyo, Japan, (Tsutomu Tannowa, President & CEO) established Mitsui Chemicals (China) Co., Ltd. ("new company") by reorganizing Mitsui Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd on July 1st 2014.

On August 6th, the new company received certification from the City of Shanghai as a multinational corporation ("MNC") regional headquarters under "Provisions of Shanghai City on Encouraging the Establishment of Regional Headquarters by Multinational Corporations" which offers incentives for investment by foreign MNCs.

1. Outline

Company name Mitsui Chemicals (China) Co., Ltd.
Capital stock 9.6 million USD
Location Shanghai Pudong District
Representative (President) Hiroshi Yuasa
Number of employees Approx. 80

2. Line of Business

(1)Import, export, and sales of chemical and related products
(2)Management of finances and funds of MCI Group companies in China
(3)Provision of indirect functions (personnel, financial, legal and other matters) of MCI Group companies in China
(4)Support for market studies related to expansion and MCI Group business startups

The new company will allow centralized management of funds and finances of MCI Group companies in China, thereby establishing an optimum operating system for the Group through the provision of business support functions and strengthening risk management as well as conducting current import, export, and sales operations in China. In addition, establishment of the new company will make the MCI Group eligible for incentives, such as financial assistance, from the City of Shanghai.
The Group will continue efforts to expand and strengthen its business in China, with a focus on the new company, by supplying cutting edge, performance driven products to its customers in China.

<Reference> Partial list of MCI Group Companies in China

Company Line of business
TIANJIN COSMO POLYURETHANE CO., LTD. Manufacture and sales of urethane materials and urethane derivatives
MITSUI CHEMICALS NONWOVENS(TIANJIN)CO., LTD. Manufacture, processing, and sales of nonwovens, air permeability film and products
ZHANG JIA GANG FREE TRADE ZONE MITSUI LINK-UPON ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC. Manufacture and sales of engineering plastics compound.
MITSUI CHEMICALS FUNCTIONAL COMPOSITES(SHANGHAI)CO., LTD. Manufacture and sales of thermoplastic vulcanizate and adhesive resins
FOSHAN MITSUI CHEMICALS POLYURETHANES CO., LTD. Manufacture, sales, and technical support of urethane materials
MITSUI ADVANCED COMPOSITES (ZHONGSHAN) CO., LTD. Manufacture and sales of polypropylene compounds
SHANGHAI SINOPEC MITSUI CHEMICALS, CO., LTD. Manufacture and sales of bisphenol A
SHANGHAI SINOPEC MITSUI ELASTOMERS, CO., LTD. Manufacture, sales, and marketing of ethylene propylene terpolymer, relevant business, and technical services
FORMOSAMITSUI ADVANCED CHEMICALS CO., LTD. Manufacture and sales of electrolytes
HERAEUS KULZER DENTAL Ltd. Manufacture and sales of dental materials, instruments, and equipment
SHANGHAI HERAEUS KULZER DENTAL TRADING Co., Ltd. Import and sales of dental materials, instruments, and equipment
SDC TECHNOLOGIES CHEMICAL CONSULTING Ltd. Technical support for coatings, intermediates, and related products

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