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Doosan Infracore Enjoys Extended Brisk Sales in Chinese Market

Doosan Infracore Enjoys Extended Brisk Sales in Chinese Market

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Doosan Infracore Co., South Korea’s top construction equipment maker, continued to expand its presence in China’s excavator market, as the world’s No. 2 economy increased spending on infrastructure, industry sources said Monday. According to observers, Doosan Infracore sold 769 excavators in China last month, almost doubling from a year [...]

Samsung Electronics’ Net Profit More than Doubles on-year in Q3

Samsung Electronics’ Net Profit More than Doubles on-year in Q3

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday said its third-quarter net profit more than doubled on-year, mainly led by strong returns from its chip business amid an industrywide boom. Net profit came to 11.1 trillion won (US$9.87 billion), jumping from 4.53 trillion won posted a year earlier, the company said through [...]

Naver Pressed for Transparency After Admission of Compromised News Editing

Naver Pressed for Transparency After Admission of Compromised News Editing

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 1 portal Naver Corp. is under growing pressure to reinvent itself after admitting to intentionally editing news rankings, industry officials said Thursday, one of the suspicions that has long dogged the company valued at over 26 trillion won (US$23.06 billion). Naver Sports admitted to rearranging the [...]

Samsung’s Sales of Biosimilars Hits US$257 mln in Europe Through Q3

Samsung’s Sales of Biosimilars Hits US$257 mln in Europe Through Q3

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean pharmaceutical firm Samsung Bioepis Co. saw its sales of biosimilar products released in Europe hit US$257 million through the third quarter of this year, data showed Wednesday. Samsung Bioepis said the sales of Benepali released in Europe came to $253 million over the January-September period, compared with [...]

Doosan Infracore Posts Brisk Sales in Chinese Market

Doosan Infracore Posts Brisk Sales in Chinese Market

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Doosan Infracore Co., South Korea’s top construction equipment maker, continued to expand its presence in China’s excavator market, as the world’s No. 2 economy increased spending on infrastructure, industry sources said Monday. According to observers, Doosan Infracore sold a total of 718 excavators in China last month, more than [...]

Samsung BioLogics Tops Swiss Drug Giant Lonza in Market Cap

Samsung BioLogics Tops Swiss Drug Giant Lonza in Market Cap

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biopharmaceutical maker Samsung BioLogics Co. has overhauled Swiss drug behemoth Lonza in terms of market value though its sales remain dwarfed by the latter’s top line, industry sources said Wednesday. The market capitalization of Samsung BioLogics, a unit of South Korea’s top conglomerate Samsung Group, came to [...]

Hyundai Merchant Seeing Business Improvement

Hyundai Merchant Seeing Business Improvement

SEOUL, Sept 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., South Korea’s top shipping firm, is seeing its business performance improve sharply on the back of reduced costs and increased profit, its chief said Tuesday. “Compared to last year, our performance is improving significantly, based on a virtuous cycle of reduced costs and expanded profit,” [...]

Tsingtao Beer Popularity Grows in S. Korea Despite Diplomatic Row: Sources

Tsingtao Beer Popularity Grows in S. Korea Despite Diplomatic Row: Sources

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of China’s Tsingtao beer have risen sharply in South Korea in recent months despite South Korean firms being hit by Beijing’s retaliation against Seoul for the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system on its soil, industry sources said Tuesday. Beijing insists the installation of the Terminal Altitude [...]