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Rank Rank Company name Country Main business Sales
1998 1997       $ Millions % change
11 12 SONY CORP. JAPAN Electronics, media 55,835.1 19.3
12 11 NISSAN MOTOR JAPAN Cars, car parts 54,257.7 -1.4
13 14 HONDA MOTOR JAPAN Cars, motorcycles 49,588.7 13.3
14 13 TOSHIBA CORP. JAPAN Electronics, machinery 45,115.3 -1.1
15 15 TOMEN CORP. JAPAN General trading 44,032.3 1.7
16 16 TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER JAPAN Power generation 43,623.6 4.7
17 18 FUJITSU LTD. JAPAN Computers 41,204.9 10.7
18 17 NEC CORP. JAPAN Electronics, computers 40,508.5 -1.0
19 20 SAMSUNG CO. SOUTH KOREA Trading, construction 36,352.2 25.4
20 29 DAEWOO CORP. SOUTH KOREA Trading, construction 33,500.2 43.2


Rank Company name Net Profit Assets Sales per
1998   $ Millions % change RANK $ Millions Rank $1 Assets
11 SONY CORP. 1835.4 59.2 6 52,922.1 13 1.06
12 NISSAN MOTOR -115.8 928 65,160.6 7 0.83
13 HONDA MOTOR 2154.1 17.8 4 39,798.9 24 1.25
14 TOSHIBA CORP. 60.6 -89.1 333 50,104.5 17 0.90
15 TOMEN CORP. -181.7 938 19,476.8 56 2.26
16 TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER 1118.5 65.8 15 118,579.2 2 0.37
17 FUJITSU LTD. 46.2 -87.9 396 42,342.9 21 0.97
18 NEC CORP. 341.4 -54.9 76 41,109.5 22 0.99
19 SAMSUNG CO. 15.7 -57.1 584 16,097.4 73 2.26
20 DAEWOO CORP. 87.8 -19.0 256 42,504.8 20 0.79
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Rank Company name Equity Employees Profit per Market
1998   $ Millions Rank Number Rank Employee Cap. $m.
11 SONY CORP. 15,005.8 9 173,000 13 10,609 30,751.4
12 NISSAN MOTOR 10,599.9 20 39,969 65 7,909.1
13 HONDA MOTOR 13,289.6 11 109,400 18 19,690 30,914.0
14 TOSHIBA CORP. 9,931.5 24 186,000 10 326 15,359.6
15 TOMEN CORP. 705.2 493 22,269 140 560.9
16 TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER 12,911.1 12 51,319 45 21,794 31,818.5
17 FUJITSU LTD. 9,796.3 25 45,166 53 1,022 20,272.2
18 NEC CORP. 8,850.0 29 40,084 62 8,516 12,766.0
19 SAMSUNG CO. 1,309.4 309 9,160 309 1,719 255.4
20 DAEWOO CORP. 3,901.8 103 14,471 211 6,067 245.9
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Rank Company name Profit as % of Notes Key
1998   Sales Assets Equity  
11 SONY CORP. 3.3 3.5 12.2 3 L
12 NISSAN MOTOR 3 L
13 HONDA MOTOR 4.3 5.4 16.2 3 L
14 TOSHIBA CORP. 0.1 0.1 0.6 3 L
15 TOMEN CORP. 3 L
16 TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER 2.6 0.9 8.7 3 L
17 FUJITSU LTD. 0.1 0.1 0.5 3 L
18 NEC CORP. 0.8 0.8 3.9 3 L
19 SAMSUNG CO. 0.0 0.1 1.2 12 L
20 DAEWOO CORP. 0.3 0.2 2.3 12 L
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