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Company information

Company Name SBT CO., LTD.
Foundation January, 1993
President and CEO Inami Taro
Head Office KDX Yokohama-Nishiguchi Bldg. 7F, 2-10-36, Kitasaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 220-0004, JapanMAP 
Tel: +81-45-290-9480
Fax: +81-45-290-9481
Offices 3 Domestic Offices, 25 Overseas Offices (as of February 2021)
Number of Employees 251 (Domestic), 1,304 (Overseas), Total 1,555 (as of February 2019)
Business Description Export and Sale of Automobiles, and similar
Capital JPY 10,000,000
Main Bank MUFG Bank, Bank of Yokohama, Mizuho Bank, and others
License of Secondhand Dealer Kanagawa Prefectural Public Safety Commission; No. 452740600252
URL Corporate
Used Car Online 


1993 S.B.Trading KK established and office opened in Isehara City, Kanagawa.
2002 Office moved to Atsugi City, Kanagawa.
2007 Headquarters moved to Yokohama City, Kanagawa.
Offices opened in Kenya(Monbasa) and Pakistan.
2008 Company name changed to SBT CO. LTD.
Offices opened in the Philippines, Newzealand and USA.
2010 Office opened in Myanmar(Yangon).
2012 Offices opened in Tokyo(Akasaka), Kyrgystan, Russia and Paraguay.
2013 Offices opened in Osaka, Nigeria, Germany, UK and Mongolia.
2014 Offices opened in Tokyo(Fuchu), Sapporo, Nagoya, Fukuoka, DC of Congo, Kenya(Nirobi), Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Benin and Thailand.
2015 Offices opened in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Myanmar(Mandalay, Oakkalapa and Yangon), Sri Lanka, Namibia, Mexico, Suriname, Guyana, Bahamas and Georgia.
2016 Offices opened in Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Australia, Jamaica, Chile, Turks and Caicos, Antigua, Mauritius and Pakistan.

Sales Performance

Bar Graph of sales

Sep 2011 Sep 2012 Sep 2013 Sep 2014 Sep 2015 Sep 2016 Sep 2017 Sep 2018
Sales 17.9 billion YEN
(17,961 mil YEN)
22.9 billion YEN
(22,991 mil YEN)
45 billion YEN
(45,000 mil YEN)
61 billion YEN
(60,900 mil YEN)
92.1 billion YEN
(92,100 mil YEN)
76.4 billion YEN
(76,400 mil YEN)
68.6 billion YEN
(68,614 mil YEN)
84.6 billion YEN
(84,610 mil YEN)


Smile and Happiness to ALL

SBT Mission

It is our consistent mission and principle to be an enterprise which brings smiles and happiness to people around the globe with us.
This is always our most important part of role from the start of our business.

High Quality of Offerings in Japan to the World

Products, technology, service,culture and spirit...In Japan, there are plenty of unique offerings which are revered around the world.
Regardless of tangible or intangible, SBT delivers any high quality of offerings of Japan to the world in the pursuit of contribution to happiness and abundance around the world, which is the ultimate goal of SBT.

The Best Partner for Stakeholders

SBT pays the greatest efforts so that our business partners, such as customers, clients and suppliers, think of us as the most beneficial "Best Partner".

The Best Company for All the Employees

For making family happier, realizing dreams, playing some role in this world, working for a global company and so on...
People have a variety of reasons why they work for SBT. Each SBT employee is an important asset leading to the foundation of our development and contribution to the society. SBT makes the environment for every employee to work with great pride and satisfaction in the pursuit of their potential and dreams.

We look forward to your patronage and continuing warm support. Thank you very much.

CEO & President
Inami Taro

Corporate Ideology

SBT observes the following fundamental principles in our business.

  • [Corporate Philosophy]
    (Significance of Existence)
    Smile and Happiness to ALL
  • [Management Philosophy]
    (Management policy)
    Corporate management for contribution to the society throughout continuous growth and development
  • [Guideline for Action]
    (Observed by all the people engaged in SBT from management to employees)
    Trust, Challenge, Growth, Professionalism, Global & Local, and Compliance

Corporate Philosophy

Smile and Happiness to ALL

It is our most significance and value to bring smiles and happiness to employees, their families, customers, suppliers and people around the world with us.
SBT aspires to be an enterprise to provide life-enriching pleasure, not only economic benefit, throughout our business.

Management Philosophy

Corporate management for contribution to the society throughout continuous growth and development

- Adapting to constantly changing markets and business environment
- Proper selection of business domains
- Proper cost cutting
- Operational efficiency improvement by more effective use of IT system
- Organized structure formation
- Placement of the right people in the right jobs
- Development of human resources for higher skills and professionalism
- Investment in promising markets
- Challenging new businesses
SBT exercises agile and flexible corporate management for continuous development and growth and contributes to the society.

Guideline for Action

  1. 1. Trust
    To earn the trust of our customers, partners, and all those involved with us.
  2. 2. Challenge
    To keep the challenge alive without fear of failure.
  3. 3. Growth
    To pursue permanent growth without indulging in the current status
  4. 4. Professionalism
    To strive to provide prompt, courtesy and high quality of offerings, such as products, service and operation, with professionalism
  5. 5. Global&Local
    To have high and wide awareness of the global&local world and profound understanding of circumstances and people of each country
  6. 6. Compliance
    To comply with the rules and regulations as a member of society