Regarding a public announcement on Feb 13, 2019

“We recently saw a public announcement that we, Marubeni Corporation and Chinese partner, signed a contract to establish a joint venture. We would like to clarify, with regard to our business in China, we are considering several various possibilities, and have started discussions with several potential partners. At this stage, there is no official decision for an exclusive partner in China, once we do make that decision, we will put out a joint press release together with our partner.”