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(as of April 2017)
Former Nikko Shoji Co., Ltd.
 
Former Cactus Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Establishment of Toho Shoji Co., Ltd. as a vendor of copper produced by Nippon Mining Co., Ltd. (now known as JX Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd.)
1948
 
 
1949
Establishment of Tokyo Sanso Co., Ltd. for sales of sulfuric acid and other chemical products
 
1962
Tokyo Sanso renamed Tosan Shoji Co., Ltd.
Establishment of Nikko Shoji Co., Ltd. in Osaka; Toho Shoji transfers trade rights for Nippon Mining products in West Japan
1966
 
 
1979
Renamed Cactus Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Toho Shoji takes over the Metal Division of Nikko Shoji, and the name of the company is changed to Nikko Shoji Co., Ltd.
1983
 

• JX Metals Trading Co., Ltd. (formerly Nikko Shoji Co., Ltd.)

October 1997 Merger of Nikko Shoji Co., Ltd. and Cactus Chemicals Co., Ltd.
August 2001 Establishment of Nippon Mining Shanghai Co., Ltd. (5% owned by JX Metals Trading)
January 2006 Establishment of Nikko Shoji Taiwan Co., Ltd. (restructured and consolidated in April 2008)
June 2006 Establishment of Shenzhen Nikko Shoji Co., Ltd. (70% owned by JX Metals Trading)
April 2007 Merger of Nikko Shoji and Nikko Metal Plating Co., Ltd.
April 2007 Establishment of Materials Service Complex Malaysia (40% owned by JX Metals Trading)
April 2008 Group companies of Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. in Taiwan reorganized and integrated into Nikko Metals Taiwan Co., Ltd. (15% owned by JX Metals Trading)
April 2008 Establishment of Vietnam Representative Office
April 2011 Nikko Shoji renamed JX Metals Trading Co., Ltd.
December 2011 Nitto Trading, Ltd. became a wholly owned subsidiary of JX Metals Trading
January 2014 Establishment of Materials Service Complex (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (100% owned by JX Metals Trading)
February 2014 Doho Metal (Thailand) Co., Ltd. became a wholly owned subsidiary of JX Metals Trading
Doho Metal (Thailand) Co., Ltd. renamed Materials Service Complex Coil Center (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

• JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group

December 1905 Founding of company by Fusanosuke Kuhara with opening of Hitachi Mine
April 1929 Establishment of Nippon Mining Co., Ltd.
November 1992 Establishment of Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd., through takeover of the mining and metals business of Nippon Mining Co., Ltd.
December 1992 Establishment of Nikko Kyodo Co., Ltd. (by the merger of Nippon Mining Co., Ltd. and Kyodo Oil Co., Ltd., later renamed Japan Energy Corporation)
September 2002 Joint establishment by Japan Energy Corporation and Nippon Mining & Metals Co., Ltd. of Nippon Mining Holdings, Inc. as their holding company
April 2010 Establishment of JX Holdings, Inc., through the business integration of Nippon Mining Holdings, Inc. and Nippon Oil Corporation
July 2010 Establishment of three core companies of JX Group, JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation
April 2017 Establishment of JXTG Holdings, Inc., through the business integration of JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation and TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K.
JX Metals Trading is the core metal-trading company in the JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group.
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