Korea’s fine chemical industry is the world’s fifth largest and four Korean companies − LG Chem, Lotte Chemical, SK Innovation and Hanhwa Chemical − ranked among the world’s top 50 chemical companies.
Korea’s fine chemical industry (2014)
* Source : CEFIC
Promising outlook for Korea’s high-tech chemical materials
Korean electronic companies, including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and SK Hynix are leading the global semiconductor and handset markets. The outlook for the industry is promising due to the increased demand for electric and electronic high-tech chemical materials and growth of high-tech IT devices.
Global market share changes: Key electronic devices and parts (2014)
* Source: Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade, the Overseas Economic Research Institute of The Export-Import Bank of Korea (2014)