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August 25, 2015

Hitachi Donates US$10,000 to Support Myanmar Flood Victims

Yangon, 25 August 2015 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that the decision of Hitachi Group to donate US$10,000 (12.45 million Myanmar Kyat*) to support Myanmar's relief efforts as the country is hit by one of its worst floods in decades. It is reported that the flood has claimed at least a hundred lives and affected a million people.

“We express our deepest sympathy for the flood victims who have lost their homes and family members. Through Hitachi's commitment, we sincerely hope for the earliest recovery of the people affected by the disaster,” said Tsunehiro Takahashi, General Manager of Hitachi Asia Ltd. Myanmar Branch.

calculated based on 1USD = 1,245.25 Myanmar Kyat

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2014 (ended March 31, 2015) totaled 9,761 billion yen ($81.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at

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