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(as of June 2020)
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 integrated into Nikko Metals Taiwan Co., Ltd. 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 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.
April 2018 Merger of JX Metals Trading and Nitto Trading, Ltd.
JX Metals Trading is the core metal-trading company in the JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group.
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