Hyundai Motor Company sold 1,764,254 units of which domestic & exports were 855,140 units and overseas plants, 909,114 units, worldwide in the first half of this year, a 27% increase from a year earlier.

Net profit more than doubled to 2.52trn won in the first six months of the year from 1.04trn won a year earlier, led by strong demand in overseas markets and equity gains from overseas subsidiaries.

Sales increased 27.4% to 18trn won from 14.1trn won a year earlier, while operating profit rose 93.1 percent to 1.57trn won.

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