Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni Kabushiki-gaisha) (TYO: 8002, OSE: 8002, NSE: 8002) is a sogo shosha (general trading company) headquartered in Nihonbashi, Chuo, Tokyo, Japan. It is the fifth-largest sogo shosha and has leading market shares in cereal and paper pulp trading as well as a strong electrical and industrial plant business. Marubeni is a member of the Mizuho keiretsu
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.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange recognized Marubeni as the best Japanese company at increasing enterprise value in 2013, citing management's efforts to maximize return on equity.
In September 2018, The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Marubeni Corporation and Russia's AEON Corporation agreed to develop an industrial facility in Volgograd. The total investment is estimated at over $800 million with construction due to start in 2020.
In September 2018, Marubeni announced to shift from coal to renewable energy resources