South Korea’s 13 Largest Companies in 2012

The South Korean companies from the Fortune Global 500 rankings for last year are listed below:

Country RankCompanyGlobal RankCityRevenues($ millions)
1Samsung Electronics20Seoul148,944
2SK Holdings65Seoul100,394
3Hyundai Motor117Seoul70,227
5LG Electronics196Seoul48,977
6Hyundai Heavy Industries203Ulsan48,485
7GS Caltex235Seoul43,280
8Korea Electric Power264Seoul39,296
9Kia Motors266Seoul38,988
11Korea Gas429Seongnam25,721
12Woori Finance Holdings449Seoul24,435
13Hyundai Mobis465Seoul23,736

Source: Fortune Global 500, Fortune

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