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Rank Rank Company name Country Main business Sales
1998 1997       $ Millions % change
51 53 SANYO ELECTRIC CO. JAPAN Electronics, appliances 15,907.7 4.2
52 93 NEWS CORP. AUSTRALIA Publishing, broadcasting 15,779.4 41.7
53 54 MYCAL CORP. JAPAN Supermarkets, retail 15,158.0 1.9
54 44 TAISEI CORP. JAPAN Construction 15,130.2 -7.6
55 49 ISUZU MOTORS JAPAN Cars, buses, trucks, parts 14,874.0 -6.4
56 41 PERTAMINA INDONESIA Oil exploration, refining 14,811.7 -4.6
57 56 SHARP JAPAN Electronics 14,799.1 0.0
58 57 NIPPON EXPRESS JAPAN Trucking, air cargo 14,724.1 -0.2
59 63 LG ELECTRONICS SOUTH KOREA Consumer electronics 14,720.3 17.9
60 61 SHIMIZU CORP. JAPAN Construction 14,521.0 2.3


Rank Company name Net Profit Assets Sales per
1998   $ Millions % change RANK $ Millions Rank $1 Assets
51 SANYO ELECTRIC CO. 101.8 -30.3 225 21,835.6 45 0.73
52 NEWS CORP. 1058.9 335.2 16 40,541.7 23 0.39
53 MYCAL CORP. 84.0 -33.1 263 14,241.3 90 1.06
54 TAISEI CORP. -553.5 966 23,952.6 41 0.63
55 ISUZU MOTORS 49.9 -37.0 376 14,305.8 89 1.04
56 PERTAMINA -7282.4 978 NA
57 SHARP 204.9 -48.9 126 17,226.2 67 0.86
58 NIPPON EXPRESS 223.5 -1.7 114 9,227.1 159 1.60
59 LG ELECTRONICS -602.2 970 20,658.8 50 0.71
60 SHIMIZU CORP. -372.7 954 19,149.0 57 0.76
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Rank Company name Equity Employees Profit per Market
1998   $ Millions Rank Number Rank Employee Cap. $m.
51 SANYO ELECTRIC CO. 6,203.6 50 67,887 29 1,500 5,662.5
52 NEWS CORP. 20,247.8 5 28,200 106 37,548 12,667.0
53 MYCAL CORP. 2,247.8 180 5,249 444 16,004 1,595.7
54 TAISEI CORP. 2,440.6 168 21,465 142 1,942.7
55 ISUZU MOTORS 1,010.1 387 29,118 102 1,714 1,927.2
56 PERTAMINA NA 33,431 84
57 SHARP 7,879.4 34 47,981 48 4,270 9,006.3
58 NIPPON EXPRESS 2,655.4 150 44,543 55 5,017 5,844.1
59 LG ELECTRONICS 1,821.9 220 33,648 82 860.9
60 SHIMIZU CORP. 2,480.0 163 15,319 198 2,601.7
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Rank Company name Profit as % of Notes Key
1998   Sales Assets Equity  
51 SANYO ELECTRIC CO. 0.6 0.5 1.6 3 L
52 NEWS CORP. 6.7 2.6 5.2 6 L
53 MYCAL CORP. 0.6 0.6 3.7 2 L
54 TAISEI CORP. 3 L
55 ISUZU MOTORS 0.3 0.3 4.9 3 L
56 PERTAMINA 3 U S
57 SHARP 1.4 1.2 2.6 3 L
58 NIPPON EXPRESS 1.5 2.4 8.4 3 L
59 LG ELECTRONICS 12 L
60 SHIMIZU CORP. 3 L
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