Marubeni Corporation (Public, TYO:8002) is a Japan-based trading company that has 12 business segments:
Food, which produces and sells grains, sugar and processed food; Life Style provides garments and others; Paper Pulp manufactures and sells paper board and others; Chemical Product offers basic chemical goods, electronic materials and agrochemicals; Energy develops petroleum, gases and other energy; Metal Material manufactures, processes and sells nonferrous light metals; Transportation Machines wholesales and retails transportation-related equipment; Power and Infrastructure, which develops and operates electrical power generation and water supply and sewerage system businesses; Plant, Ship and Industrial Equipment, including the delivery and engineering of industrial plants and equipment; Development and Construction, which operates real estate; Finance, Logistics and Information, including the operation of funds, and Steel, such as the production, process and sale of steel products.
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.