The Metal & Mineral Resources Division supports and provides raw materials to basic industries, such as steel, nickel, coppper and chrome processing that are essential to social infrastructures. The Division engages in global mining and trading of iron ore, nickel ore, copper ore, chrome ore base metals, and minor metals. The Division is also involved in the development and trading of non-ferrous metal materials (mainly aluminum), the trading of metal materials and products, recycling, and other businesses.