Why Seoul Is Seething

"Why Seoul is seething" (International Business, Jan. 27) may have unintentionally given the impression that Samsung is ceasing production of construction equipment. Various companies in the Samsung Group are phasing out a few noncore products for the Korean market, including some construction products. But this does not affect Samsung's construction-equipment operations in North America or Europe. C.D. Chun, president of Samsung Construction Equipment America Corp., says Samsung "remains committed to the long-term development and growth of our construction-equipment business."

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