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November 9, 2018

Hitachi Donates 6 Million Yen to Support Quake-Tsunami Victims
in Palu City, Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia, November 9, 2018 - Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") and PT. Hitachi Asia Indonesia, today announced that the Hitachi Group will donate six million yen (778.9 million Indonesian Rupiah*) to support Indonesia's relief efforts as the city of Palu was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami on September 28.

"We extend our deepest condolences for victims of the earthquake and tsunami. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families and we hope to extend the support and assistance that we can to help them through this time of grief. With Hitachi's support, we wish for the earliest recovery of the people affected by the disaster," said Mr. Takashi Ikematsu, President Director of PT. Hitachi Asia Indonesia.

Calculated based on 1 JPY = 129.81065 IDR, and 1 USD = 113.735 JPY

About Hitachi Asia Ltd.

Hitachi Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., is headquartered in Singapore. With offices across seven Asean countries - Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - the company is focused on its Social Innovation Business to answer society's challenges. Hitachi Asia and its subsidiary companies offer a broad range of information & telecommunication systems, power systems, social infrastructure & industrial systems, electronic systems and equipment, construction machinery, high functional materials and components, automotive systems, home appliances and others. For more information on Hitachi Asia, please visit the company's website at

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