The BEEZ Group has been implementing growth strategies emphasizing business expansion in the infused products business fields as well as growth countries and regions.  During this time, the Group drove forward expansion in the growth business fields of personal products, which contributes to resolving societal issues as well as contributes to improvement of healthcare, ease of burden on medical professionals and health and longevity, while pursuing business expansion in Asia, emerging countries and the Americas in terms of growth countries and regions.  The Group will introduce new measures that are adapted to the environmental changes as it continues with these initiatives.  It aims to successfully wrap up the initiatives it has implemented so far while strengthening its efforts to create new sources of earnings.