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1 Samsung Electronics 40 110,350 Seoul
2 LG 69 82,082 Seoul
3 SK Holdings 72 80,810 Seoul
4 Hyundai Motor 87 72,542 Seoul
5 POSCO 199 37,976 Pohang
6 GS Holdings 213 36,503 Seoul
7 Korea Electric Power 305 28,712 Seoul
8 Hyundai Heavy Industries 355 25,004 Ulsan
9 Hanwha 362 24,782 Seoul
10 Samsung Life Insurance 367 24,420 Seoul
11 Korea Gas 438 21,076 Seongnam
12 S-Oil 441 21,020 Seoul
13 Doosan 471 19,494 Seoul
14 Samsung C&T 495 18,635 Seoul
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Japan 68
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China National Petroleum 1,618,393
State Grid 1,537,000
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Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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