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Samsung C&T at a Glance

Samsung C&T Corporation was founded in 1938, as a parent company of Samsung Group. In 1975, Samsung C&T was designated as the first general trading company in Korea to lead overseas sales operations. In December 1995, Samsung C&T incorporated Samsung Construction, which led the company to be divided into the Trading & Investment Group (T&I Group) and Engineering & Construction Group (E&C Group) with global business carried out in offices in around 50 countries.

Major Businesses
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Chi Hun Choi President & CEO
In the photo, Chi Hun Choi President & CEO, Samsung C&T Corporation is keep smiling.
Major Businesses
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Shin KimPresident & CEO
(Trading&Investment Group)
In the photo, Shin Kim President & CEO is keep smiling.
Number of Employees
(as of January 2015)
11,623 (5,862 employees working overseas included)
Management Status
(as of 2014)
Total Assets
29.50 KRW Trillion
28.44 KRW Trillion
Net Profit
285.5 KRW Billion
+82 2 2145 2114 +82 2 2145 3114

14, Seocho-daero 74-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 137-956, Korea

Engineering & Construction Group

Samsung C&T Engineering & Construction Group has proven expertise for engineering, procurement, and construction for 37 years. We are committed to becoming the world’s no. 1 contractor with constant pursuit of growth and excellent leadership.

With the world’s most advanced technological expertise and experience in architecture, civil engineering, plant, and housing development, Engineering & Construction Group of Samsung C&T is dedicated to providing customers with the best possible added value.

In skyscraper construction, Samsung C&T has erected two of the world’s most famous skyscrapers--Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia and Burj Khalifa in Dubai. In housing development, Raemian, a Samsung C&T brand for apartments, has solidified its top standing in Korea by winning the best prize in the apartment category in the 2014 National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) for 17 consecutive years.

But we are not resting on our laurels; we strive to diversify our business scope by sharpening our technological and software capabilities while continuing to ensure customer satisfaction and quality control as our top priority. We also seek to strengthen competitive edge by process and system innovation to become one of the top construction companies in the world.

  • Burj Khalifa buildingBurj Khalifa
  • Incheon Grand BridgeIncheon Grand Bridge
  • Saudi Qurayyah IPP buildingSaudi Qurayyah IPP

Trading & Investment Group

The business scope of Samsung C&T’s 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.

  • The photo of Manzanillo LNG Terminal, MexicoManzanillo LNG Terminal, Mexico
  • The photo of Wind/Solar Power Plant, CANADAWind/Solar Power Plant, Canada
  • The photo of Otelinox, RomaniaOtelinox, Romania