Toyota Tsusho Corp. engages in domestic trade of various products, their import and export, foreign government trading, contracted construction, and insurance agency services. It operates through the following business segments: Metals; Global Production Parts and Logistics; Automotive; Machinery, Energy, and Project; Chemicals and Electronics; Food and Consumer Products; Africa; and Others. The Metals segment manufactures, processes, sells, and disposes ordinary and special steel products, non-ferrous and precious metals, copper and copper alloy products, rare earth materials, and new metals. The Global Production Parts and Logistics segment ensures stable supply of automotive parts and utilizes integrated logistics services encompassing packaging, marine container transport, sorting, reloading, and final delivery. The Automotive segment sells and provides services for passenger, commercial, light, and two-wheeled vehicles, trucks and buses, and automotive parts. The Machinery, Energy, and Project segment handles various machinery and equipment, industrial vehicles, and construction machinery; procures basic energy resources such as petroleum, coal, and natural gas; and engages in energy and electric power supply and water treatment businesses. The Chemicals and Electronics segment offers automotive components; semiconductor; electronic parts; module products; automotive integration software; network construction, maintenance, and use; help desk services; information communications equipment; overseas IT infrastructure export; PC, peripheral devices and software; ITS (intelligent transport systems) equipment; synthetic resin; rubber; battery and electronic materials; inorganic chemical products; oils and fats; additives; and pharmaceutical products and raw materials. The Produce and Consumer Products segment manufactures, processes, and sells livestock feeds, grains, processed food products, food ingredients, agricultural, marine, livestock, and alcoholic beverages. It also covers products and services related to insurance and securities, textile products and apparel, nursing and medical-related products, office furniture, construction and housing materials, hospitals, and hotel residences. The Africa segment deals with the Africa automobile, healthcare, and consumer finance and retail businesses; as well as electricity infrastructure, agriculture, and information and communications technology (ICT). The Others segment includes functional services to provide operational support to the whole group. The company was founded on July 1, 1948 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.