Mitsui Group (Public, TYO:8031) is one of the largest corporate conglomerates (Keiretsu) in Japan and one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world. Companies currently associated with the Mitsui family include Mitsui & Co., Mitsui Construction Co., Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co., Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd., Mitsui Petrochemical Industries Ltd, Mitsui-gold, Mitsui Fudosan, Tri-net Logistics Management, Mitsui Chemicals and Pacific Coast Recycling, Mitsui-Soko Co,Ltd.
Lobster capture season extended Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Minister authorised a four four-day extension to the Spring lobster capture season throughout the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to compensate for the lost fishing days on account of adverse weather conditions.
Tesco's sales fall while Aldi and Lidl consolidate United Kingdom
Britain's biggest supermarket chain Tesco reported a fall in sales amounting to 1.3 per cent in its first quarter, lower than expected, whereas Morrisons, Aldi and Lidl achieved growth in their sales.