Mitsui & Co., Ltd.’s Challenge in Africa                                                          Takashi Kitahara        ...
1. Evolution of Mitsui Office in Africa                      Algier                                                       ...
2. New Target and Challenges o Before 2010           Business heavily relying on representation of Japanese exporters    ...
3. North Africa o Morocco:           Various power generation projects (Jorf Lasfar EPC contract,            Renewable En...
4. West & East Africa o Ghana           Offshore oil & gas development with Tullow Oil           Power plant EPC in Tako...
5. Southern Africa o South Africa           Ferrochrome business JV           Locomotive business o Mozambique          ...
6. Path to the Future o Mitsui’s approach towards Africa           To rebuild efficient branch network to well capture th...
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Takashi Kitahara, Mitsui & Co

  1. 1. Mitsui & Co., Ltd.’s Challenge in Africa Takashi Kitahara SVP Africa & France Mitsui & Co. Europe Plc.Copyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. 1. Evolution of Mitsui Office in Africa Algier Cairo Casablanca Khartoum Tunis Addis Ababa Tripoli Lubumbashi Lagos Nairobi Accra Kitwe Abidjan Dar es Salaam Douala Lusaka Kinshasa Lilongwe Luanda Blantyre Windhoek Harare Johannesburg Maputo 1991: Peak ofAs of of African Strategy 1954: Start African Operations 2010: Re-establishment Today 2009:2012: TICAD IV Action Business Call to 2008:Copyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 2
  3. 3. 2. New Target and Challenges o Before 2010  Business heavily relying on representation of Japanese exporters and associated trade activities o After 2010 - New African Strategy  Review of trade business, enhancement of investment  Participation to mineral resources and gas & oil projects, and investment to surrounding infrastructure projects  Business to be conducted on our own together a reliable partner, with more added value, and contribution to the nation and its peopleCopyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 3
  4. 4. 3. North Africa o Morocco:  Various power generation projects (Jorf Lasfar EPC contract, Renewable Enegy)  Locomotives business with ONCF (Office National des Chemins de Fer du Maroc)  Chemical products trading with OCP (Office Chérifien des Phosphates)  Partnership with French companies o Algeria:  LNG trading and vessels business  Portek port termi- nal operationsCopyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 4
  5. 5. 4. West & East Africa o Ghana  Offshore oil & gas development with Tullow Oil  Power plant EPC in Takoradi (330MW)  MODEC FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading system) o Equatorial Guinea  LNG production o Kenya  On-going discussions in energy related business area  Food & agri chemical businessCopyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 5
  6. 6. 5. Southern Africa o South Africa  Ferrochrome business JV  Locomotive business o Mozambique  Area 1 gas project • 30-60 TCF gas reserve • LNG 5 million MT x 2 trains • 2013 FID / 2018 Production  Potentials in power plant, gas chemicals, food & agriculture, etc.  CSR: • Solar power irrigation water pumping system in cooperation with UNDP • Agrarian scholarship in Bilibiza area under studyCopyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 6
  7. 7. 6. Path to the Future o Mitsui’s approach towards Africa  To rebuild efficient branch network to well capture the needs in Africa.  To further strengthen natural resources and infrastructure project business.  To realize new project and business in the non-resource sectors, such as food, agri-chemical, gas chemical and machinery.  To promote and enhance Mitsui’s strategy through reinforcement of business realization and contribution to the nation building. o Partnership  Mitsui enjoys good business relationship with very reliable partners such as BP, Shell, Tullow Oil and etc in UK, and would welcome projects to expand this relationship in African countries.  Corporation between government and private sectors, such as but not limited to: • Information exchange, sharing insight about the host country, • Joint project feasibility study in collaboration with governmental expert agencies, • Deployment of governmental finance and risk management system.Copyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 7
  8. 8. Thank You.Copyright © MITSUI & CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. 8

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