The Japan Energy Group comprises four main business areas - petroleum, non-ferrous metals, electronic materials and other operations - each exhibiting distinct business characteristics and potential for growth. The Group will enhance the value of its participation in all related markets through quickly and effectively responding to a volatile business environment, establishing the optimum management structure for every business area, and fully leveraging our unique advantages in each line of business. Under the basic theme of our corporate principles - We Create Energy - Japan Energy will build on the synergies among the various Group companies to dramatically improve business performance and strengthen its financial position. Japan Energy helps ensure a stable, efficient supply of energy for the growth of the society, while taking the initiative in protecting the global environment. At the same time, the fundamental goal of our corporate management is to achieve continuous progress throughout the 21st century.