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Japan Post Holdings

Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd.
Type State-owned enterprise
Industry Conglomerate
Founded January 23, 2006
Headquarters Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda, Tokyo, [Japan]
Key people Jiro Saito
(President and CEO)
Products Mail delivery, post offices, banking, life insurance, insurance, courier
Services Financial services
Revenue US$ 152.125 billion (2014)[1]
Net income US$ 4.782 billion (2014)[2]
Total assets US$ 2.838 trillion (2014)[3]
Total equity US$ 120.87 billion (2011)[4]
Owners Government of Japan
Employees 237,000 (2011)[5]
Subsidiaries Japan Post Service
Japan Post Network
Japan Post Bank
Japan Post Insurance

Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd. (日本郵政株式会社 Nippon Yū-sei Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese state-owned conglomerate headquartered in Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda, Tokyo. It operates post stations, banks, and insurance business. The company offers letters and goods transportation services, stamp sales, deposits, loans, and insurance products.[6][7] There were plans to fully privatize the agency but these have been put on hold.[6] As of 2013, it ranked thirteenth in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's largest companies.[8]


The company was founded on 23 January 2006,[9] although it was not until October 2007 that it took over the functions of Japan Post.

Operating companies

The group operates via four main divisions:[10]


  1. ^ [1]"Global 500 2014." 31 Mar. 2014. Web. 25 Oct. 2014.
  2. ^ [2]"Global 500 2014." 31 Mar. 2014. Web. 25 Oct. 2014.
  3. ^ [3]"Global 500 2014." 31 Mar. 2014. Web. 25 Oct. 2014.
  4. ^ [4] "Japan Post Group Annual REPORT 2011." 31 Mar. 2011. Web. 25 Oct. 2014.
  5. ^ [5] "Japan Post Group Annual REPORT 2011." 31 Mar. 2011. Web. 25 Oct. 2014.
  6. ^ a b "6. Japan Post Holdings". Global 500. Fortune. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  7. ^ "About Japan Post." Japan Post Holdings. Retrieved on April 24, 2010.
  8. ^ "Japan Post Holdings".  
  9. ^ "Corporate Profile". Japan Post Holdings Official Site. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  10. ^ "Index of Postal Freedom: Japan". Consumer Postal Council. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 

External links

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  • Japan Post Holdings (Japanese)
  • Japan Post Holdings (English)
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  • Japan embassy UK (English)
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