Samsung Electronics rose to 25th in terms of brand value in the corporate world this year, up nine notches from its standing in 2002, according to a survey released recently.
Samsung's brand value, equivalent to U.S. $10.8 billion, more than doubled since 2000 when it marked $5.22 billion.
The annual survey is jointly conducted by Businessweek magazine and Interbrand, a business consulting firm.
Samsung marked the highest rate of increase at 31 percent in brand value among 100 global companies, followed by Hewlett-Packard with 18 percent and Dell Computer Corp. with 12 percent. Sony, a Samsung rival, came in at number 20.
U.S.-based Coca Cola Co. maintained the number one post in terms of corporate brand value at $70.45 billion, trailed by Microsoft with $65.17 billion and IBM with $51.76 billion. (Asia Pulse)
to Daily News