Samsung reports record sales

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Samsung posted revenue of $59 billion, an all-time quarterly high.

“Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the world, the reopening of key economies led to a significant increase in consumer demand,” Samsung officials said in a statement.

Operating profits reached a two-year high of $10.9 billion. That's up 59% from a year earlier due to sales of computer memory chips, smartphones and appliances.

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