Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics Business Unit

Business Lines

  • Businesses related to non-ferrous metal materials and their finished products, coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, and carbon-related materials and their finished products
  • Businesses related to basic chemicals(organic/inorganic chemicals, and biochemicals),battery materials, electronic materials, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, crop protection products, fertilizers and veterinary drugs

Business Overview

The Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics Business Unit is engaged in businesses in the fields of mineral resources, energy, basic chemicals, electronics, and life sciences.

In the field of mineral resources and energy, we hold interests in the production of mineral resources such as copper, nickel, coal, iron ore, petroleum and natural gas. We also operate trading business with offering extensive functions, such as by realizing synergies between trading and operating assets and using commodity derivatives.

In the field of chemicals and electronics, we are making efforts to create added value and enhance our value chain in petrochemicals, inorganic/performance chemicals and cutting-edge electronic materials, with our two pillars of trading and manufacturing functions.

In the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agricultural chemical, fertilizer and animal drug fields, we are exploring global operations based on our advanced expertise to help people’s happy and comfortable lives.

We are also engaged in environment-friendly businesses related to battery materials and energy-saving materials.

Business of the Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics Business Unit


Mineral Resources, Energy,
Chemical & Electronics Business Unit
Planning & Coordination Dept., Mineral Resources, Energy, Chemical & Electronics Business Unit
Yoshiyuki Sakamoto
Yoshiyuki Sakamoto
General Manager
Project Management Dept. for Mining & E&P
Mineral Resources Division No.1
Non-Ferrous Metals Development Business Dept.
Nickel & Cobalt Business Dept.
Non-Ferrous Metals and Raw Materials Dept.
Commodity Business Dept.
Light Metals & Products Business Dept.
Mineral Resources Division No.2
Coal & Nuclear Fuel Dept.
Carbon Dept.
Iron & Steel Making Raw Materials Dept.
Energy Division
Energy Development Dept.
Natural Gas & LNG Business Dept.
Energy Trading Dept.
Basic Chemicals & Electronics Division
Basic Chemicals Dept.
Inorganic Chemicals Dept.
Electronic & Functional Materials Dept.
Electronic Products & EMS Business Dept.
Green Chemical Business Development Dept.
Life Science Division
Medical Science Dept.
AgriScience Dept.
Agri-Inputs & Services Dept.
Agri-Innovation Dept.
Animal Health Science Dept.

Subsidiaries and Associated Companies