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U.S. 153
Japan 64
France 39
U.S. Postal Service 785,929
Sinopec 634,011
Hon Hai Precision Industry 550,000
Exxon Mobil $40,610
Royal Dutch Shell $31,331
General Electric $22,208
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1 Samsung Electronics 38 106,007 Seoul
2 LG 67 82,096 Seoul
3 Hyundai Motor 82 74,900 Seoul
4 SK Holdings 86 70,717 Seoul
5 POSCO 224 34,014 Seoul
6 Korea Electric Power 245 31,355 Seoul
7 Samsung Life Insurance 247 30,905 Seoul
8 GS Holdings 267 29,477 Seoul
9 Shinhan Financial Group 278 28,729 Seoul
10 Woori Finance Holdings 279 28,679 Seoul
11 Hanwha 329 24,373 Seoul
12 Hyundai Heavy Industries 378 22,483 Ulsan
13 KT 387 21,687 Seongnam
14 Kookmin Bank 461 18,085 Seoul
15 Samsung C&T 475 17,585 Seoul
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