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Samsung Group’s history began with the foundation of the Samsung C&T Trading & Investment Group in 1938. Since then, the company has been at the forefront of pioneering Korea’s overseas exports that have contributed tremendously to the nation’s remarkable economic growth. Taking great pride in its 79 years of history, Samsung C&T seeks further growth as a global value creator with its outstanding talents, extensive global network and abundant experience in diverse business fields.

Info of Samsung C&T about Year established, CEO, Number of Employees, Sales, Operating profit, Global Network, Major Businesses, Address, Tel/Fax
Year established 1938
President & CEO Jungsuk Koh
Number of employees Total: 5,744 (as of Dec. 2017)Seoul Office: 859 (735 employees and 124 rotational employees) Overseas global employees: 4,885
Sales 12.555 billion won (as of 2017)
Operating profit 150 billion won (as of 2017)
Global Network 82 offices in 45 countries (as of Dec. 2017)
Key business areas Chemicals & Industrial Materials , Steel, Energy & Minerals, Living Industrial,
Address Samsung C&T Corporation
123, Olympic-ro 35-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, 05510, Republic of Korea
Contact information (Telephone) 82-2-2145-2114
(Fax) 82-2-2145-3114

The business scope of the Samsung C&T Trading & Investment Group is centered on trading and organizing: Trading of industrial commodities such as chemicals, steel and natural resources, and organizing projects such as power plant, renewable energy and infrastructure development. With portfolio-driven management by selecting businesses to focus our capabilities on, Samsung C&T aspires to join the ranks of global top 10 traders by expanding our major trading items both in scale and substance on a par with industry leaders. Samsung C&T’s global trading business encompasses items of diverse fields, namely chemicals and industrial materials including fertilizer, mining chemicals, methanol and electronic materials, steel products including hot rolled steel, plate and automotive steel, and natural resources including coal and copper. Furthermore, Samsung C&T operates palm plantation with great potential to become the company’s next future growth engine. It will serve as the basis for Samsung C&T’s gradual entry into agri-resources trading business. In organizing business, Samsung C&T strives to create an impressive success story in thermal power plant project as the company continues to expand the share of power plant business in its portfolio. We are also confident that successful execution of wind and solar power business in Ontario, Canada will further solidify our presence in the promising renewable energy sector in the years to come. Connecting diverse customers and suppliers in the market, Trading & Investment Group of Samsung C&T seeks to offer seamless midstream function such as logistics, processing and transportation that gives us strong competitive edge in the value chain. Our relentless endeavor to pioneer into new markets based on expertise in each trading item and function is the key drive behind our business expansion. In addition, Samsung C&T has established Global Risk Management Platform to address global market uncertainties and continues to nurture core talents equipped with expertise and integrated strength that will contribute to further strengthening our business expertise. These efforts, taken together, enable Samsung C&T to become a true value creator in the global market.