From the Wires
Mitsubishi Electric Completes Refund Payments Regarding Overcharged Expenses in Defense Business
By: Business Wire
Feb. 13, 2013 03:45 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced that today it reimbursed a total of 49,511,910,061 yen to the national treasury as refunds regarding overcharged expenses to Japan's Ministry of Defense (MOD) in the defense business of its Electronic Systems Group. Mitsubishi Electric's bidding suspension from MOD will be lifted as of midnight tonight.
Three subsidiaries of Mitsubishi Electric, namely, Mitsubishi Precision Co., Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric TOKKI Systems Corporation and Mitsubishi Space Software Co., Ltd., also reimbursed a total of 10,768,312,869 yen to the national treasury on February 13.
Reimbursements of 60,280,222,930 yen to MOD announced today and refund payments of 15,436,571,720 yen made to three other public entities regarding space systems business, as announced on January 18, amount to a total of 75,716,794,650 yen. This sum has been recorded as non-operating expenses in the company's consolidated financial results for the third quarter of the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.
Taiyo Musen Co., Ltd., an equity-method affiliate in which Mitsubishi Electric has a 25% share, also made refunds to the national treasury today regarding overcharged expenses.
The impact of the reimbursements on the company's business performance has already been considered in the company's current consolidated financial results forecast for the current fiscal year, as announced on December 21, 2012.
Mitsubishi Electric is committed to strengthening its corporate ethics and compliance systems to prevent any recurrence and to restore public trust.
About Mitsubishi Electric
With over 90 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality
products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) is a recognized
world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and
electronic equipment used in information processing and communications,
space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics,
industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment.
Embracing the spirit of its corporate statement, Changes for the Better,
and its environmental statement, Eco Changes, Mitsubishi Electric
endeavors to be a global, leading green company, enriching society with
technology. The company recorded consolidated group sales of 3,639.4
billion yen (US$ 44.4 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012.
For more information visit http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com
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