Tokyo headquartered Marubeni-Itochu Steel will announce to open a new branch in Nairobi in Republic of Kenya. Marubeni-Itochu Steel said “We have been operating steel trading business since 1950s in Sub-Saharan Africa and capturing steel demand in this region through substrate trading business for construction such as to Safal Group. By establishing the Nairobi Branch, we will further respond to the demand of our customers. Kenya is playing a central role among the economic activities of the East African Community and is also a key trading hub in terms of inland transport.African market is expected that the manufacturing and service industries will grow rapidly, and economy will be sophisticated. We will continue to deliver new products and provide information and services.Sub-Saharan Africa is the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara.