Mitsui to re-launch operations in Sri Lanka
July 07, 2017 – Japanese company Mitsui will re-launch their operations in Sri Lanka after the lapse of 10 years in August.
Mitsui President and CEO Tatsuo Yasunaga recently confirmed the company would restart activities in Sri Lanka and re-open their office on the 16th floor of the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Colombo next month.
Mitsui has been dormant since May 2007. The company has constructed several iconic projects including Parliament House, the Hydropower station in Kukule Ganga, and Hilton Colombo.
Mitsui has been exporting Ceylon Tea to Japan and now it will pursue the potential business opportunities in the area of infrastructure such as ports, roads, LNG and power.
Mitsui is one of the most diversified and comprehensive trading, investment and service enterprises in the world, with 139 offices in 66 countries as of May, 2017.
Utilising the global operating locations, network and information resources, they are multilaterally pursuing business that ranges from product sales, worldwide logistics and financing, through to the development of major international infrastructure and other projects in the following fields: Iron and Steel Products, Mineral and Metal Resources, Infrastructure Projects, Integrated Transportation Systems, chemicals, Energy, Food Resources, Food Products and Services, Consumer Services, IT and Communication, Corporate Development Business. Mitsui is actively taking on challenges for global business innovation around the world.