Marubeni Corp (8002.T)
TOKYO Japan's Marubeni Corp said it would no longer start new coal-fired power plant projects and will halve its net coal power generating capacity of about 3 gigawatts (GW) by 2030 to cut greenhouse gas emissions and tackle global climate change.
* Other trading houses also boosting renewable energy deals (Adds details and other trading houses' move)
TOKYO Honda Motor Co on Wednesday said it would start selling its six-seater business jet in Japan next year, as it seeks to expand global sales by tapping into demand from a growing class of high net-worth individuals.
* Expects trading house Marubeni will deliver jets from H1 2019
ST PETERSBURG, May 26 Japan's Marubeni Corporation has signed a deal to help build a methanol production plant and create a chemical cluster in the Russian city of Volgograd, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Saturday.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 25 A group of investors led by Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Japan's Marubeni have signed a memorandum on construction of a methanol plant in Russia's Ust-Luga port on the Baltic Sea, RDIF said on Friday.
TOKYO Japanese buyers have bought between 150,000 and 180,000 tonnes of U.S. sorghum carried by three vessels previously bound for China amid a trade spat between Beijing and Washington, five industry sources with knowledge of the deals told Reuters.
* Japan has bought 150,000-180,000 T of US sorghum since mid-April (Details Mitsubishi purchase, adds quotes)
* Mitsubishi, with Mitsui, buys 1 cargo of U.S. sorghum-sources
TOKYO, May 15 Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp said on Tuesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt AB to collaborate in a lithium-ion battery business to meet growing demand in Europe.