In 2017, Samsung Electronics spent more than 16.8 trillion won (about $ 15.53 billion) on research and development (R & D) or R & D. This is more than indicators for 2016 – then the Korean giant allocated $ 1.8 billion less to R & D.
On a share of developmental works it was necessary $ 413,7 million.
The amount of free cash is estimated at about $ 28.2 billion, which is $ 1.45 billion less than last year’s figure. Net income of Samsung was slightly more than $ 39 billion. As noted by BusinessKorea, last year the company invested $ 39.7 billion in industrial capacity.
The amount of dividends paid is estimated at $ 5.3 billion.
All assets of Samsung Electronics are $ 279 billion. In national currency, the amount is 300 trillion won, and this company has crossed the bar for the first time in its history.