Departments of research and development Samsung and LG will receive this year a record amount
As it became known, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics this year will spend for its departments of research and development the largest amount in history.
According to the data published by the Investor in the first half of this year, Samsung Electronics has invested in the appropriate unit 6.9 billion dollars, 5.7% more than the year before. The total investment for the year to exceed 13.4 billion dollars. It is this record was recorded in 2014.
As for LG Electronics, its investments in the first half of 2017 was up by 0.8% and amounted to $ 1.8 billion. If LG Electronics in the second half of the year to invest in this direction not less, for the first time in the history of the amount of investment will exceed $ 3.5 billion per year.
The cost of research and development Samsung and LG in the first six months of the year amounted to 7.1% and 6.9% of revenue, respectively.