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Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd. to Establish New Marketing Base for Copper Foil Business in China

December 7, 2018

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 7, 2018--Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 5706) (President: Keiji Nishida; “Mitsui Kinzoku,” hereinafter) is pleased to announce today that it is establishing a marketing base for copper foil business in China.

MicroThin™, ultra-thin electrodeposited copper foil with carrier, is a product of Mitsui Kinzoku adopted in semiconductor package substrates for smartphones and HDI substrates for high-end smartphones. It is expected that this business will continue to expand as the fine line of the circuit width and further high-speed communication will proceed.

Under the rapidly growing China market, to develop new customer and earn customer needs early, Mitsui Kinzoku decided to establish the copper foil marketing department in Mitsui Kinzoku Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. This will be the third marketing base in China, following Mitsui Copper Foil (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. and Mitsui Copper Foil (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Under its slogan of Material Intelligence, Mitsui Kinzoku will be taking steps to ensure stable quality and sufficient supply to customers. Going forward, the Company will prepare a system for providing the products for new applications, maintain and improve its technical response and development capabilities, and work more closely with its customers.

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CONTACT: [Contact for inquiries about Mitsui Kinzoku products]

- Mitsui Kinzoku Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (MTS)

TEL 86-216-236-8836 (After 1 January 2019)

- Mitsui Copper Foil (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. (HCF)

TEL 852-2616-4067

- Mitsui Copper Foil (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (SCF)

TEL 86-512-6745-1695[Contact for inquiries about this release]

Naoki Ono

Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Dept.,

Corporate Planning & Control Sector,

Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.

EmailPR@mitsui-kinzoku.com

KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC CHINA HONG KONG JAPAN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING STEEL NATURAL RESOURCES MINING/MINERALS COMMUNICATIONS MARKETING

SOURCE: MITSUI MINING & SMELTING CO., LTD.

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