Kobe Steel, Ltd.
MarketLine (a Datamonitor Company)
13 Jan 2015
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Kobe Steel, Ltd. (Kobe Steel or the company) is a manufacturer of steel, as well as a supplier of aluminum and copper products. It is also engaged in wholesale power supply, machinery, construction machinery, real estate, and electronic materials and other businesses. The company operates in Japan, the Americas, Asia, and Europe. It is headquartered in Hyogo, Japan and employed 36,018 people as on March 31, 2013. The company recorded revenues of JPY1,685,529 million ($20,394.9 million) during the financial year ended March 2013 (FY2013), a decrease of 9.6% compared to FY2012. The operating profit of the company was JPY11,235 million ($135.9 million) during FY2013, a decrease of 81.4% compared to FY2012. The net loss was JPY26,976 million ($326.4 million) in FY2013, compared to a net loss of JPY14,248 million ($172.4 million) in FY2012.