Marubeni Corporation (Public, TYO:8002) is a Japan-based trading company that has 12 business segments:
Food, which produces and sells grains, sugar and processed food; Life Style provides garments and others; Paper Pulp manufactures and sells paper board and others; Chemical Product offers basic chemical goods, electronic materials and agrochemicals; Energy develops petroleum, gases and other energy; Metal Material manufactures, processes and sells nonferrous light metals; Transportation Machines wholesales and retails transportation-related equipment; Power and Infrastructure, which develops and operates electrical power generation and water supply and sewerage system businesses; Plant, Ship and Industrial Equipment, including the delivery and engineering of industrial plants and equipment; Development and Construction, which operates real estate; Finance, Logistics and Information, including the operation of funds, and Steel, such as the production, process and sale of steel products.
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