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Announcement Regarding Change of Disclosed Matter Related to a Subsidiary


Tokyo,- SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (SANYO), today announced a change in its previously announced decision to liquidate Qingdao SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., and instead to transfer its stock holdings, as the result of a Board of Directors meeting.

1. Outline of Subsidiary for Share Transfer
Company Name: Qingdao SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
Location: Economic & Technological Development Zone, Qingdao, China
Representative: Yoshitaka Muraoka
Established: May 2002
Capital: 6.45 billion yen
Settling Term: December
Principal Shareholder: 100% owned by SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
Business Contents: Production and sales of reciprocating-type inverter compressors for refrigerators

2. Reason for Change

The decision to liquidate Qingdao SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. was made as a pillar of structural transformation of the Groupís compressor business and under plans focusing management resources on the rotary- and scroll-type compressor businessí future growth and increasing competitiveness; however, due to the transferring capital that makes the costs involved reduced, and because of an agreement reached, it was decided to transfer the shares held.

3. Outline of Shares Receiving Company
Company Name: Shanghai Highly (Group) Co., Ltd.
Location: JinQiao Export Processing Zone, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China
Representative: Yu Youyong
Established: June 1992
Capital: 456.6 million yen (Current as of December 31, 2005)
Settling Term: December
Principal Shareholder: 29.67% owned by Shanghai Electric Group Co., Ltd.
Business Contents: Production and sales of freezer equipment and parts, automobile parts, consumer electronic devices and parts, etc.
Relationship to SANYO None

4. Share Holding Before and After the Transfer
SANYO % of Shares Before Transfer 100%
% of Shares for Transfer 100%
SANYO % of Shares After Transfer 0%

5. Schedule of Events
July 2007 Conclusion of Contract
September 2007 Complete Transfer

6. Forecast

No significant impact on financial results is expected from this transfer.

For Press Contact:(English Only)

Global Communications Department
Corporate Communications Headquarters
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
Tel: +81-3-6414-8615 Fax: +81-3-6414-8720


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