The Korean semiconductor industry ranks second in the world, accounting for 16.2% of the entire global market. In particular, Korea is unrivaled when it comes to memory chips, producing 57.7% of the world's supply.
Global Market Share of Korean Semiconductors (2015)
* Source : IHS (April 2014).
World's Top 5 Semiconductor Makers
Korea’s Samsung Electronics ranks second, with 11.6% of the global market share,
whereas SK hynix ranks 3rd, with 4.8%.