Hitachi Announces Delisting from New York Stock Exchange Became Effective

Tokyo, April 27, 2012 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced that the delisting of its American Depositary Shares, or ADSs, from the New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE, became effective prior to the opening of trading on April 27, 2012 (Eastern Standard Time in the U.S.), following the submission on April 16, 2012 of a Form 25 for delisting from the NYSE as announced on April 5, 2012.