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Rank Rank Company name Country Main business Sales
1998 1997       $ Millions % change
81 75 SUZUKI MOTOR JAPAN Cars, motorcycles 12,305.0 -0.9
82 72 OBAYASHI CORP. JAPAN Construction 12,294.4 -3.5
83 69 HYUNDAI MOTOR SOUTH KOREA Cars 12,259.1 1.5
84 77 SUMITOMO METAL INDS. JAPAN Steel 12,144.9 0.8
85 89 POHANG IRON & STEEL SOUTH KOREA Steel 12,107.8 19.4
86 78 SEKISUI HOUSE JAPAN Home construction 12,048.3 1.9
87 80 KYUSHU ELECTRIC POWER JAPAN Power generation 11,935.4 2.1
88 84 RICOH JAPAN Office equipment 11,598.9 6.6
89 97 JARDINE MATHESON HONG KONG General trading 11,521.6 -0.7
90 81 KAWASHO CORP. JAPAN Steel trading 11,404.6 -2.3


Rank Company name Net Profit Assets Sales per
1998   $ Millions % change RANK $ Millions Rank $1 Assets
81 SUZUKI MOTOR 249.2 -10.2 107 8,573.3 168 1.44
82 OBAYASHI CORP. 96.9 -13.9 237 18,744.2 60 0.66
83 HYUNDAI MOTOR 48.9 -46.5 379 10,514.2 141 1.17
84 SUMITOMO METAL INDS. 33.2 -84.9 461 20,607.8 52 0.59
85 POHANG IRON & STEEL 766.6 23.3 25 20,627.5 51 0.59
86 SEKISUI HOUSE 328.2 -6.8 79 13,515.2 99 0.89
87 KYUSHU ELECTRIC POWER 278.2 -15.1 90 34,425.4 30 0.35
88 RICOH 249.0 4.2 108 13,724.2 97 0.85
89 JARDINE MATHESON 418.5 -21.9 61 11,949.8 116 0.96
90 KAWASHO CORP. -23.6 868 6,258.8 226 1.82
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Rank Company name Equity Employees Profit per Market
1998   $ Millions Rank Number Rank Employee Cap. $m.
81 SUZUKI MOTOR 3,095.8 131 30,439 93 8,188 5,351.8
82 OBAYASHI CORP. 2,537.5 159 12,037 247 8,050 3,057.6
83 HYUNDAI MOTOR 1,782.2 229 46,254 50 1,056 647.6
84 SUMITOMO METAL INDS. 4,430.0 80 48,558 47 683 3,237.9
85 POHANG IRON & STEEL 7,607.4 38 27,418 112 27,960 4,325.5
86 SEKISUI HOUSE 6,738.7 45 14,499 210 22,634 6,959.8
87 KYUSHU ELECTRIC POWER 5,454.9 61 14,581 208 19,077 8,524.8
88 RICOH 3,926.0 101 63,600 34 3,916 5,880.3
89 JARDINE MATHESON 3,761.0 110 175,000 12 2,391 1,912.0
90 KAWASHO CORP. 343.7 707 3,308 591 117.2
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Rank Company name Profit as % of Notes Key
1998   Sales Assets Equity  
81 SUZUKI MOTOR 2.0 2.9 8.1 3 L
82 OBAYASHI CORP. 0.8 0.5 3.8 3 L
83 HYUNDAI MOTOR 0.4 0.5 2.7 12 L b
84 SUMITOMO METAL INDS. 0.3 0.2 0.7 3 L
85 POHANG IRON & STEEL 6.3 3.7 10.1 12 L
86 SEKISUI HOUSE 2.7 2.4 4.9 1 L
87 KYUSHU ELECTRIC POWER 2.3 0.8 5.1 3 L
88 RICOH 2.1 1.8 6.3 3 L
89 JARDINE MATHESON 3.6 3.5 11.1 12 L
90 KAWASHO CORP. 3 L
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