World's 10th largest domestic market : huge consumer base with strong purchasing power and sophisticated taste makes Korea an ideal test market for new technologies and products.
Over half of the Global Fortune 500 firms have already established their business presence in Korea.
Mobile phones 2nd
General machinery 9th
※ Source : Fortune Magazine
Samsung Electronics(13th), SK Holdings(64th), Hyundai Motor(100th), POSCO(177th), LG Electronics(194th), Hyundai Heavy Industries, Korea Electric Power(212th), KIA Motor(246th), GS Caltex(260th), Hanwha(331th), KOREA GAS(340th), Hyundai Mobis(388th), S-oil(427th), Samsung C&T(460th), Lotte Shopping(464th), LG Display(481th)
※ Source : Bank of Korea