Korea's Chaebol a Hot Election Issue

Who do you think is the fiercest enemy of Samsung, the giant Korean conglomerate, which dominates the country’s economics and politics? From a business perspective, it might be Apple fighting the vast, politically well-connected family conglomerate over patent lawsuits in various countries. But Samsung’s concerns far deeper at home than abroad, as do those of the chaebol, the huge family-owned corporate groupings that dominate the South Korean economy.

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