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In response to growing population and rising income levels around the world including in Asian countries, and to growing needs for safety assurance and establishment of traceability, ITOCHU now possesses one of the largest export grain terminals at the US west coast in Longview, Washington. ITOCHU supplies grains and oilseeds from EGT to users in the Asian markets, including Japan and China. This terminal possesses the largest unloading and shipping capacity with the rail loop track system and the state-of–the-art loading facility.
ITOCHU has been promoting Strategic Integrated System (SIS) to establish global value chains of food and positions this business as part of the raw materials supply system in the upstream.