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157Table 6.1 Market share in memory chips (1998) .1•" 2"d 3rd 41b DRAM Samsung (Korea) Micron (US) Hyundai (Korea) NEC (Japan) 2,854' (18.6%)b 1,791 (11.7%) 1,752
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