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Hitachi to Provide Support for the Recovery from the Earthquake in Yunnan Province, China

Tokyo, Aug 22, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) and Hitachi (China) Ltd. today announced that Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi (China) Ltd. have decided to donate RMB 1 million (16.5 million yen) to support earthquake relief efforts in Yunnan Province in China on August 3rd.

Hitachi expresses deep condolences for victims of the earthquake and sincerely hopes for the earliest recovery of the people and areas in Yunnan province affected by the disaster.

About Hitachi

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2011 (ended March 31, 2012) consolidated revenues totaled 9,665 billion yen ($117.8 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com/.



Source: Hitachi

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