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MEIWA CORPORATION (明和産業株式会社; Meiwa Sangyō Kabushiki Gaisha) TYO : 8103 is a Japanese trading company in Tokyo
Tokyo
, related to Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
group.

The company was established in 1947, by members from chemicals and some other departments of former Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Corporation , that was liquidated under order of General Headquarters of the Allied Forces after World War II
World War II
.

After merging Sansho Co., Ltd. in 1959 and listing in friendship trading company with China
China
in 1962, the company developed into an all-round trading company with business mainly with socialist countries. It was later listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1973, and on the First Section in 1975.

Owing to social changes such as normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan
Japan
and China, the company once narrowed down the focus of business lines and trading partner countries. After expanding business in South East Asia
South East Asia
, it now has 3 liaison offices and 2 subsidiary companies in China
China
, liaison offices in Vietnam
Vietnam
and South Korea
South Korea
and 4 subsidiary companies in Vietnam, Thailand
Thailand
and Indonesia
Indonesia
. Main lines of trading have specialized to chemicals , plastics , building materials , petroleum products, functional materials and building materials. There are some related companies in chemicals, plastics, building materials and glass ware, too.

The capital is 4,024 million Yen, the president is Nobuhiko Ohtomo . The main stockholders are Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi
Corporation ,