Hitachi to Apply for Delisting from New York Stock Exchange

Tokyo, March 30, 2012 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that it has decided to apply for voluntary delisting of its shares (including American Depositary Shares, or ADSs) from the New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE, and the Fukuoka and Sapporo stock exchanges in Japan as follows.