HISTORY

KICHIETSU BUSSAN

1970
Mr. Noriaki Yoshikawa, as representative director,established a trading company of KICHIETSU BUSSAN CO.,LTD. at 1-chome Jinnan,Shibuya-ku,Tokyo,Japan,specialized for Democratic Republic of Vietnam (currently known as Socialist Republic of Vietnam),and started business in order to promote the trade expansion for Vietnam.
1971
President Mr. Yoshikawa visited Vietnam first time on the official invitation.
The company had signed the import contract for primary processed products of bamboo with BAROTEX,and furthermore,the company donated the bamboo processing machineries for the future production increase of various bamboo products.
1973
The company paid capital was increased to J¥10,000,000
1975
Vietnam war had ended.
1976
North and South Vietnam had been united and the country had been renamed as Socialist of Republic of Vietnam.
After the unification of country,the company firstly made various contracts for essential items of chemicals,textile materials ,machinery and etc. under the aid of Japanese Grant.
President Mr. Yoshikawa paid a visit to new Vietnam firstly after the country unification. From this year,the company has dispatched Japanese staff as stationed representative in Vietnam.
1978
The Company established the tentative Representative Office at Thang Loi Hotel at Hanoi.
1980
The Company established tentative Representative Office at Hochiminh Caravel Hotel (former name: Doc Lap Hotel)
1981
The Company moved Head Office to Kohshin Bldg., 1-chome, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.
1982
Upon the request of Vietnamese Government ,the company had started the export business of fertilizer by the payment of one year term L/C.
1984
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience at first time with Mr. Vo Van Kiet First Deputy Prime Minister.
1986
Vietnam Government had announced the introduction of DOI MOI Policy.
1991
In line with DOI MOI (Vietnam Market Economy and New Investment Policy), the company had obtaind the official approval for establishment of Representative Office and started business oprerations both in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.
President Mr. Yoshikawa had paid the courtesy call to Mr. Vo Van Kiet, after his inauguration to Prime Minister of Vietnam. And , Mr. Yoshikawa had an official interview with Mr.Phan Van Khai,First Deputy Prime Minister at first time .
1992
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience with Mr. Dong Si Nguyen Deputy Prime Minister first time.
1993
Prime Minister,Mr. Vo Van Kiet had officially visited Japan on the invitation of Japanese Government ,and President Mr. Yoshikawa paid the courtesy call to his staying hotel and had an interview meeting.
1996
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience with Mr.Tran Duc Luong, First Deputy Prime Minister (inaugurated to the President in 1997). The company had given the donation of IT equipment worth of US$100,000 to the Ministry of Education as well as the Minority Peoples Committee.
1997
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience with Mr. Phan Van Khai after his inauguration to Prime Minister.
1998
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an interview meeting with Mr. Nguyen Cong Tan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture.
1999
The Company moved Head Office to Bridgestone Toranomon Bldg., 3-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
The Company had celebrated 30th Year Commemoration Ceremony at Sofitel Plaza Hotel in Hanoi with the attendance of 250 guests.
2000 - 2003
The Company had supplied medical equipment and materials to two hospitals, Bac Kan Province and Quang Nam Province under the aid Japanese Government Kusanone Grant.
2003
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience with Mr. Nguyen Minh Triet, Politburo of Communist Party (elected The President of Vietnam on May 2006).
2005
The Company moved Head Office to Ichijoji Bldg., 2-chome, Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
The Company increased the paid capital to J¥53,080,000.
2009
The company had a celebration 40th Year Anniversary.
2012
Joined the Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium EnterpriseSupportCenter's program to support SMEs' Vietnam business expansion.
2016
Took the rostrum of the Vietnamu seminar for SME under the auspices of Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN.

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