Samsung holds a meeting with top officials to discuss the economic downturns next yearThe South Korean parent company Samsung recently held an uncommon meeting with higher authorities of its partners. The meeting was conducted with the CEOs of all affiliates. This business meeting was organized a few days ago. The basic purpose of this gathering was to discuss the economic downturns and the recession afflictions for 2023. Several factors like prices of semiconductors, rate hikes, and downfall in currency rates were considered.In Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, the meeting was organized. The venue of the board meeting was the Samsung Electronics Leadership Center. The news regarding this meetup was revealed to the local media reports. One of the interesting facts about this meeting was that the effective chief of the Samsung group was not part of the meeting.In the meeting, several strategies for upscaling the business were under discussion. Moreover, the top officials shared the yearly performance reports of the business. Furthermore, solutions for confronting the upcoming challenges were also exchanged. According to The Korea Herald, this meeting was quite unique, since it was the first time in six years that such a meetup was planned. Various top executives from different associates of Samsung were gathered.As per some sources, Samsung is too much concerned about the pessimistic market position for 2023. Specifically, Samsung Electronics is anticipated to face some shortfalls in Q4 2022. In addition to this, the tech giant is already facing troubles and challenges in the semiconductor market. Besides this, the regulatory filings by the South Korean firm showcase that the operating profit of the company saw a major downfall by 31.4% YoY for the July-September period.FnGuide is a market intelligence company. According to the projections of FnGuide, the operating profit of Samsung for Q4 2022 could equal KRW 7.34 trillion (around $5.79 billion). If this is the case, then it would contribute to a 47% YoY decline. Furthermore, the market tracker predicted that the operating profit of Samsung could fall to 57% YoY in Q1 2023.
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