Sumitomo Corporation Africa is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, which is a leading Japanese integrated trading company with its business continuously expanding into a diverse range of products and services globally. Since its foundation in the early 17th century, the Sumitomo Brand has represented both stability and trust for over 400 years.

At Sumitomo Corporation, we engage in multifaceted business activities by making the most of our Integrated Corporate Strength which we perceive as our core competence. It enables us to strategically and organically integrate this business foundation with diverse functions to meet the needs of our customers, while creating new value by anticipating change and transcending existing framework.

With this solid foundation earned through our tenacious pursuit of business excellence worldwide, Sumitomo Corporation first established its presence in Sub-Saharan Africa in 1962, which was the beginning of a long and mutually rewarding relationship with this continent. For over 50 years, our commitment to this promising continent with unlimited potential has remained strong and unshaken, and will continue to grow even stronger under our slogan– “Growing Together with Africa.”