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Mid-term Business Plan: New Challenge 2020

We have drawn up a new mid-term business plan, New Challenge 2020 (NC 2020), covering the four years concluding with the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, to succeed New Challenge 2016, which completed in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 .

Prior to formulating the NC 2020, we composed a long-term vision, IK Vision 2030, envisioning what kind of a company we want to be 10 to 15 years ahead.

Long-term Vision: IK Vision 2030

What Inabata envisions to be in years around 2025 to 2030

Function Further enhancing multi-faceted capabilities such as manufacturing, logistics and finance, in addition to trading.
Scale of operation Achieving more than 1 trillion JPY in consolidated sales in early stage.
Sales and operating income generated outside of Japan 70% or more
Portfolio At least one-third of sales and operating income from business segments other than Information & Electronics and Plastics segments. 
Mid-term Business Plan: NC 2020

NC 2020 is our four-year mid-term business plan which is the first stage en route to achieving the long-term IK Vision 2030.

Quantitative Targets (Fiscal Year Ending March 2021)
Sales 730 billion JPY
Operating Income 15.5 billion JPY
Current Profit 16 billion JPY
Net Income 12 billion JPY
Net D/E ratio 0.4 X or less

※Assumed exchange rate 1USD=110 JPY

Key Strategies

1. Further broadening and deepening of business outside Japan

2. Focus on markets with growth potential and sectors that have yet to be developed

・ Continual development of the automotive, life science & medical, and environment & energy sectors

・ Launching new initiatives in the food business, including in the field of agriculture

3. Further enhancement of information infrastructure essential for global management

・ Setting priority on what is best as a group

・ Further enhancement of global business management and standardization

4. Stepping up investments to expand trading business

・ Making minority investments primarily to expand trading business

・ Considering majority investments but with limited risk and scale

5. Continual review of assets and enhancement of financial standing

6. Establishing global human resources management

Financial Results and Quantitative Targets