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.
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.
The company paid capital was increased to J¥10,000,000
Vietnam war had ended.
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.
The Company established the tentative Representative Office at Thang Loi Hotel at Hanoi.
The Company established tentative Representative Office at Hochiminh Caravel Hotel (former name: Doc Lap Hotel)
The Company moved Head Office to Kohshin Bldg., 1-chome, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.
Upon the request of Vietnamese Government ,the company had started the export business of fertilizer by the payment of one year term L/C.
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience at first time with Mr. Vo Van Kiet First Deputy Prime Minister.
Vietnam Government had announced the introduction of DOI MOI Policy.
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 .
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience with Mr. Dong Si Nguyen Deputy Prime Minister first time.
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.
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.
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience with Mr. Phan Van Khai after his inauguration to Prime Minister.
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an interview meeting with Mr. Nguyen Cong Tan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture.
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.
President Mr. Yoshikawa had an audience with Mr. Nguyen Minh Triet, Politburo of Communist Party (elected The President of Vietnam on May 2006).
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.
The company had a celebration 40th Year Anniversary.
Joined the Tokyo Metropolitan Small and Medium EnterpriseSupportCenter's program to support SMEs' Vietnam business expansion.
Took the rostrum of the Vietnamu seminar for SME under the auspices of Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN.
The company had a celebration 50th Year Anniversary.
Along with the death of the founder Mr. Noriaki Yoshikawa, Mr Itaru Nishizuka became President & CEO.

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