We do know that Samsung Group is one of the biggest companies in the whole world but how big is it in South Korea? Well, it is the biggest conglomerate on the Korea Exchange that accounts for more than 25 percent of net profit on the exchange.
Last year, Samsung and its 12 listed subsidiaries recorded a net profit of 12 trillion won or about 25.1 percent (47.7 trillion won) of the net profit earned by other 565 companies listed on the exchange.
Samsung’s rise in the net profit was attributed to semiconductor and display panel business. Its net profit share rose 7.4% from 2007.