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Rank Rank Company name Country Main business Sales
1998 1997       $ Millions % change
31 27 NIPPON STEEL CORP. JAPAN Steel 25,428.0 0.5
32 34 CANON JAPAN Office equip., cameras 22,820.3 7.9
33 33 KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER JAPAN Power generation 21,981.3 1.9
34 32 NIPPON OIL JAPAN Oil refining, distribution 21,705.6 -1.3
35 45 NTT DOCOMO JAPAN Cellular phone services 21,705.3 33.8
36 35 EAST JAPAN RAILWAY JAPAN Rail transport 20,785.3 0.0
37 39 LG INTERNATIONAL CORP. SOUTH KOREA Trading, investment 20,211.4 22.2
38 38 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS SOUTH KOREA Electronics, microchips 19,410.9 16.3
39 36 JUSCO JAPAN Supermarkets 19,341.6 4.6
40 37 CHUBU ELECTRIC POWER JAPAN Power generation 18,577.6 3.5


Rank Company name Net Profit Assets Sales per
1998   $ Millions % change RANK $ Millions Rank $1 Assets
31 NIPPON STEEL CORP. 49.1 72.3 378 38,603.8 26 0.66
32 CANON 982.0 26.2 18 23,654.2 42 0.96
33 KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER 639.0 40.1 35 57,337.7 12 0.38
34 NIPPON OIL 94.9 -8.7 243 23,586.9 43 0.92
35 NTT DOCOMO 997.0 320.5 17 18,958.0 59 1.14
36 EAST JAPAN RAILWAY 547.4 -6.3 46 61,011.6 10 0.34
37 LG INTERNATIONAL CORP. -49.0 900 5,040.4 274 4.01
38 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS 129.8 -24.8 184 24,246.6 40 0.80
39 JUSCO 58.6 -76.6 343 13,253.7 105 1.46
40 CHUBU ELECTRIC POWER 332.5 4.8 77 51,786.0 14 0.36
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Rank Company name Equity Employees Profit per Market
1998   $ Millions Rank Number Rank Employee Cap. $m.
31 NIPPON STEEL CORP. 7,262.6 41 22,560 136 2,178 11,805.7
32 CANON 9,083.5 28 78,767 25 12,467 18,838.5
33 KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER 10,331.4 22 26,343 116 24,259 19,994.8
34 NIPPON OIL 5,420.0 62 2,314 714 41,015 4,224.6
35 NTT DOCOMO 1,822.5 219 6,901 366 144,472 72,096.0
36 EAST JAPAN RAILWAY 6,326.3 48 77,653 26 7,050 23,045.7
37 LG INTERNATIONAL CORP. 273.5 748 4,238 510 40.8
38 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS 6,128.5 53 86,717 22 1,497 4,807.7
39 JUSCO 2,684.7 149 13,611 223 4,306 5,733.1
40 CHUBU ELECTRIC POWER 7,865.9 35 20,416 152 16,287 14,532.4
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Rank Company name Profit as % of Notes Key
1998   Sales Assets Equity  
31 NIPPON STEEL CORP. 0.2 0.1 0.7 3 L
32 CANON 4.3 4.2 10.8 12 L
33 KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER 2.9 1.1 6.2 3 L
34 NIPPON OIL 0.4 0.4 1.8 3 L
35 NTT DOCOMO 4.6 5.3 54.7 3 L
36 EAST JAPAN RAILWAY 2.6 0.9 8.7 3 L
37 LG INTERNATIONAL CORP. 12 L
38 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS 0.7 0.5 2.1 12 L
39 JUSCO 0.3 0.4 2.2 2 L
40 CHUBU ELECTRIC POWER 1.8 0.6 4.2 3 L
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