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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
ConstructionBuilding icon
Chi Hun Choi President & CEO
In the photo, Chi Hun Choi President & CEO, Samsung C&T Corporation is keep smiling.
Major Businesses
TradingA ship icon
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 35 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

Trading & Investment Group of Samsung C&T aims to achieve stable and steady growth to become global top 10 trading company.

Samsung C&T’s Trading & Investment Group consolidates its global network, market intelligence, marketing power and financing capability to lead business in its two major fields - trading and organizing.

In energy & minerals business, the company is building a success model in coal and copper business and expanding rare metal trading, while generating stable source of profit by increasing asset value of oil and gas production fields.

Industrial materials business has served as foundation of Trading & Investment Group. The company seeks higher level of risk management in industrial materials trading in response to market uncertainties. At the same time, increasing high value added items and reinforcing sourcing capability will help build stable supply base to upgrade chemicals, steel and electronic component trading function.

Plant & machinery sector, the company aims to build on stable profit generation from ship and infrastructure business hopes to achieve success in thermal power business with accumulated capabilities, while gradually expanding plant business. In the field of green energy with strong future potential, Samsung C&T is developing a large-scale wind and solar power complex in Ontario, Canada.

For successful execution of business, we aim to build global operation system and risk management system. At the same time, fostering key talents with efficient allocation of management resources to reinforce our business expertise will enable Trading & Investment Group to ultimately become a true global value creator.

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