Mitsubishi Corporation

Metals Group

The Metals Group handles a wide range of steel products, ferrous raw materials, and non-ferrous metals.

In the Metals Group, we handle a wide range of commodities in steel products, ferrous raw materials and non-ferrous metals. By providing global market with stable, sustainable supplies of high-quality mineral resources and metal products, we are helping countries around the world to continue developing more affluent societies.


In the resources segment, we invest in mineral resources such as coking coal, copper, iron ore, thermal coal, aluminum, uranium, and stainless steel raw materials that are expected to remain in solid demand in the long term along with the world economic growth.

In the trading segment, we are leveraging high-quality services and functions enabled with Metal One Corporation (Metal One) for steel products and with the global network centering on Mitsubishi Corporation RtM International Pte. for ferrous raw materials and non-ferrous raw materials and products to strengthen the supply capabilities.

By accurately assessing customer needs in each segment and operating businesses that adapt to the global market, we aim to maximize our profits and business value.

Organizational Structure

Strategic fields

Developments in the Metal Resource Field (As of end Sep. 2016)

Metals Group Value Chain

Metal One has a sales network of more than 140 offices and subsidiaries in Japan and overseas that provide a variety of services.
MC has established a subsidiary, Mitsubishi Corporation RtM International Pte., in Singapore for coordinating its mineral resources trading business. The company is located in the building far-right.
BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (a coal joint venture formed by our wholly owned Australian resource subsidiary Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd and BHP Billiton) is one of the world's largest suppliers of hard coking coal, a high-quality metallurgical coal in the global seaborne market.
The Escondida mine in Chile produces more than 1 million tons of copper each year. It is the world’s largest copper mine, with reserves for at least another 50 years of operation.

Business Investments