Nippon Steel Corp


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Q3 2020 Nippon Steel Corp Earnings Release

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About Nippon Steel Corp

NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, formerly NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION, is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the steel manufacturing business. The Company has four business segments. The Steel Manufacturing segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of steel bars, steel plates, steel pipes, special steels, steel secondary products and other steel products. The Engineering segment is engaged in the production and sale of industrial equipment and steel structures, the contract of construction work, the processing and recycling of waste, as well as the provision of electricity, gas and heat. The Chemical and Materials segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of coal chemical products, petrochemical products, electronic materials, carbon fibers, composites and other products. The System Solution segment is engaged in the provision of computer system related engineering consulting services and outsourcing services.


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Contact Info

Marunouchi Park Bldg., 2-6-1, Marunouchi


Executive Leadership

Kosei Shindo

Chairman of the Board, Representative Director

Eiji Hashimoto

President, Representative Director

Takahiko Iwai

Executive Officer, Director of Finance

Akihiko Inoue

Vice President, Chief Director of Technology Development, Representative Director

Akio Migita

Vice President, Representative Director

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Nippon Steel's damaged Kimitsu plant to be shut until end-December

Japan's biggest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp, said on Thursday one of the two steelmaking plants at its Kimitsu Steel Works will be shut until the end of December, to repair a chimney that collapsed in a typhoon last month.

Exclusive: Aviva's Asian units attract interest from global suitors - sources

German insurer Allianz, Nippon Life and MS&AD Insurance are vying with rivals to buy the Singapore and Vietnam businesses of Britain's Aviva in a deal likely to be worth up to $2.5 billion, sources said.

Nippon Steel suspends furnace ops at Kimitsu plant after typhoon damage

Nippon Steel Corp said on Wednesday that one of two basic-oxygen furnaces at Kimitsu Steel Works in Chiba prefecture east of Tokyo had halted operations since Monday after a chimney that discharges gas collapsed due to a typhoon.

Nippon Steel to cut capex spending as U.S.-China trade war crimps demand

Nippon Steel Corp will cut its planned capital expenditures for the three-year period to March 2021 by between 10% and 20% as weaker steel demand amid the U.S.-China trade war has eroded its profits, a company official said on Friday.

Nippon Steel eyes price hike, plant consolidation to shore up profits

Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel Corp aims to raise product prices and boost productivity by streamlining its manufacturing structure to help shore up faltering earnings, a senior executive told Reuters.

Nippon Steel sees 56% dip in yearly profit on surging iron ore prices

Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel Corp on Thursday forecast a 56% drop in business profit in the year through March 2020, as surging iron ore prices and slumping demand in Asia erode its margins.

Nippon Steel fears potential earnings damage from U.S. tariffs on Japan - exec

Japan's Nippon Steel Corp said any move by Washington to impose tariffs on Japanese cars and auto parts will hurt its earnings, but expects less of a direct impact from proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from Mexico.

Nippon Steel to bolster overseas business, focus on India

Japan's Nippon Steel Corp, is set to bolster overseas operations, especially in fast-growing India, to bypass growing nationalism and capitalize on growth abroad as it faces shrinking demand at home.

Nippon Steel aims for output near 11 million tonnes a quarter for 2019-20

Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal aims to boost crude steel output to nearly 11 million tonnes a quarter in the year from April 1, after system troubles cut production and its profit outlook this year, a senior executive said.

UPDATE 1-Nippon Steel cuts full-year profit forecast by 6 pct on lower output

* Cuts FY steel output forecast to 41.3 mln T from 42.1 mln T

Japan angry at Korean court's Nippon Steel decision, Seoul urges calm

Japan on Wednesday demanded talks with South Korea over a Korean court compensation award against a Japanese company for using forced laborers during World War Two, saying all such claims were settled decades ago.

Nippon Steel gets asset seizure notice from South Korea court

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp said on Wednesday that its joint venture in South Korea had received notice from a court there that some of the venture's assets would be seized.

S.Korea court approves seizure of some of Nippon Steel's assets: Yonhap

A South Korean court on Tuesday approved a request by plaintiffs in a wartime forced labour case to seize part of the local assets of Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp, Yonhap News Agency said, citing a court official.

South Koreans seek Nippon Steel asset seizure in 'forced labour' case

South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labour court case against Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp have applied to seize some of Nippon Steel's Korean assets, their lawyers said on Wednesday.

Lawyers in South Korean forced labour case set deadline for Nippon Steel response

Lawyers representing South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labour court case against Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. have set a Dec. 24 deadline for the firm to show willingness to discuss a court verdict on compensation.

Nippon Steel braces for weaker prices amid fears over China slowdown

* Cuts FY crude steel output plan to 42.1 mln T from 43.3 mln T

Nippon Steel rebuffs South Korean lawyers in forced labour row

Lawyers seeking compensation for South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two on Monday demanded Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp honour a South Korean court ruling that has strained ties between the two countries.

UPDATE 1-Nippon Steel first-half profit falls 4 pct on rising costs, slower output

* Plans crude steel output at 21.6 mln T in Oct-March (Adds executive comments and details)

South Korean court infuriates Japan by ordering Nippon Steel to compensate WWII workers

South Korea's top court ruled on Tuesday Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. must compensate four South Koreans for their forced labour during World War Two, a verdict Japan denounced as "unthinkable" while expressing hope that the uneasy neighbours' cooperation...

Nippon Steel "regrets" S.Korea court decision on forced labour

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp said on Tuesday a ruling by South Korea's top court that the Japanese company should compensate four South Koreans for their forced labour during World War Two is "deeply regrettable".

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