Completion of Making Sanyo Special Steel Co., Ltd. a Subsidiary of Nippon Steel Corporation

On March 28, 2019, Nippon Steel Corporation (“Nippon Steel”) completed making Sanyo Special Steel Co., Ltd. (“Sanyo Special Steel”) a subsidiary of Nippon Steel, and both companies announced the following joint statement.

< Nippon Steel and Sanyo Special Steel’s Joint Statement >

As a member of the Nippon Steel Group (including the Sanyo Special Steel Group), we will also promote business operations in an integrated manner under common business policies.