Itochu Corporation

TYO:8001 ISIN:JP3143600009

Itochu (formerly C. Itoh and Co., Ltd.) is one of Japan's leading trading companies with offices in over 80 countries and operations that cover a broad spectrum of industries. It is ranked 17th among the top 500 companies in the world. The company's "Super A&P 2004" mid-term business plan focuses its China strategy on "consumer-related" investment activities. Prior to the current transaction, Itochu has already entered a comprehensive co-operation agreement with Tingyi's parent company, Tinghsin Group, in China's retail and restaurant sectors. Itochu is listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange with a current market capitalization of approximately US$5.2 billion. 

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Richard Cottee Joins Austin Exploration (ASX:AKK) Board As Non Executive Chairman

🕔1/24/2012 9:55:59 AM 15098

Austin Exploration Limited (ASX:AKK) (OTCQX:AUNXY) today announce that internationally respected petroleum industry executive, Mr Richard Cottee, will join the Company's Board of Directors as Non-Executive Chairman, effective 24 February 2012.

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Australian Market Report of December 23, 2010: Coalworks (ASX:CWK) Formed Vickery South Coking/Thermal Coal Joint Venture with ITOCHU (TYO:8001)

🕔12/23/2010 1:30:00 PM 13909

Australian Market Report of December 23, 2010 includes: Coalworks Limited (ASX:CWK) has signed a joint venture agreement with ITOCHU Corporation (TYO:8001); Icon Energy Limited (ASX:ICN) secures AUD$5.9m funding from Chinese investors; Seek Limited (ASX:SEK) signed an agreement to acquire a majority shareholding in Jobs DB Inc.; White Energy Company Limited (ASX:WEC) has exercised an option to acquire Cascade Coal Pty Limited.

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Australian Market Report of December 8, 2010: Aston Resources (ASX:AZT) and ITOCHU (TYO:8001) To Establish Maules Creek Coal Joint Venture

🕔12/8/2010 1:30:00 PM 14351

Australian Market Report of December 8, 2010 includes: Aston Resources Limited (ASX:AZT) and ITOCHU (TYO:8001) will establish the Maules Creek Coal Joint Venture; Eldorado Gold Corporation (ASX:EAU) reported White Mountain Exploration results in China; Golden Rim Resources Limited (ASX:GMR) reported strong gold mineralisation in Sweden; Uranex NL (ASX:UNX) announced a high grade primary uranium discovery in southern Tanzania.

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Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) And ITOCHU Corporation (TYO:8001) Investigating South Australian Locations For Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Facility

🕔11/25/2010 11:24:49 AM 8634

Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) (PINK:BEPTF) and ITOCHU Corporation (TYO:8001) have identified potential South Australian sites for a proposed mid-scale Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility.

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Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) Quarterly Report For The Period Ending 30 June 2010

🕔7/27/2010 11:59:38 AM 13540

Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) (PINK:BEPTF) releases quarterly report for the period ending 30 June 2010.

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Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) Announces Strategic Alliance With ITOCHU Corporation (TYO:8001) For Liquefied Natural Gas Project Opportunity

🕔7/6/2010 12:49:29 PM 10392

Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) (PINK:BEPTF) is pleased to announce that today it entered into a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ITOCHU Corporation (TYO:8001) (PINK:ITOCY) of Japan to investigate and discuss the potential for a future business arrangement in connection with supply of gas from Beach's onshore Australian portfolio to a potential integrated LNG project.

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Australian Market Report of May 4, 2010: Coalworks (ASX:CWK) Signs Farm In Agreement with Itochu (TYO:8001)

🕔5/4/2010 1:30:21 PM 14421

The Australian market opened modestly higher today ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's interest rate decision. Material and mining shares continued their losing streak in early trade due to the mining tax concerns. But Wall Street's solid gains overnight helped to support the Australian shares with improving US economic data.

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Asian Markets Overview of March 26, 2010: Itochu (TYO:8001) to Buy 15% Stake In Kalahari (LON:KAH)

🕔3/26/2010 1:30:30 PM 14400

Wall Street Thursday closed with little change after the market trimmed its early gains. US stocks rose for most of the session, but in the afternoon the market declined as falls in crude oil future hit the energy shares. Higher metal price could help the Asian markets Friday to offset some negative sentiment that cut gains on Wall Street. Asian bourses ended mixed Thursday while fiscal concerns in euro zone persist. Hong Kong and Shanghai markets lost more than 1 per cent each. However, Japan's Nikkei 225 Average added 0.1 per cent, South Korea's Kospi rose 0.4% and Taiwan's Taiex finished 0.2% higher.

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Asian Markets Overview of March 12, 2010

🕔3/12/2010 1:30:21 PM 15678

Banking shares continued to push the US market higher overnight, despite resources and industrial sectors were hurt by worries that China may tighten its policy to cool the overheating economy after the country's latest inflation data. Consumer price index for February in China rose a faster-than-expected 2.7% in February from a year earlier. Thursday Asian markets closed mixed. Several major markets dropped after Chinese economic data. Japan's Nikkei index was up 1 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index inched up 0.1%. Taiwan's Taiex lost 0.4 per cent and South Korea's Kospi shed 0.3 per cent. China's Shanghai Composited gave up most of its early gains and closed with a 0.1 per cent gain.

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Australian Market Report of February 19: Earnings Results Mixed

🕔2/19/2010 9:30:20 AM 18287

The Australian sharemarket fell on Thursday as investors digested some mixed earnings results. Investors also managed to take profit for the market after two days gains. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index lost 13 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 4654.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index gave up 12.9 points, or 0.28 per cent to 4673.9.

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  • 4-1-3, Kyutaru-machi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-8577 JAPAN
  • Telephone
  • +81-6-6241-2121 
  • PresidentEizo Kobayashi  Principal Sector
  • Financial General 
  • Principal Industry
  • Financial Services 
  • Established
  • 1949 
  • Listed
  • 1950 
  • Sales
  • JPY 9,516 Bn 
  • Employees
  • 40,737 
  • Homepage