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Top 10 Largest Companies in the World

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Do you know about top 10 largest companies in the world? If you haven’t know about that, let’s see this articles. The following rankings are taken by Market Capitalization, total value of Assets owned, otal market value of all shares outstanding and profit margin. The ranking are compared in different years, because the companies assets and revenue is fluctuating from time to time.

10. ING group

This companies Reported revenue of $ 165.4 billion in 2009 and employs more than 100,000 people. ING is the largest banking/financial company in the world by revenue.

largest companies ING Group

ING Group Headquarter

9. Sinopec

Sinopec is a Chinese company, a majority owned subsidiary of state owned company Sinopec Group, headquartered in Beijing. Recently this companies has started to grow outside China as well. Reported a $ 165.4 billion in 2007 and hires 400,000 employees, its business includes oil and gas exploration and the other business related to it.

largest companies Sinopec

Sinopec's Refinery in China

8. Chevron

Chevron is trying to provide more energy for human development. It’s an American multinational energy cormpany. It’s head quartered in California, United States. This largest company is earned $ 171.6 billion in 2009. It is also stated as one of the world’s six”supermajor” oil companies.

largest companies Chevron

Chevron Headquarter

7. Samsung

Samsung is world’s largest electronics company by sale clearly surpassing Sony. While samsung itself is conglomerates that serve many business areas. The total earning of the company in 2010 is US $205.9 billions. The company is headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul, South Korea.

largest companies Samsung

Samsung Headquarter

6. Toyota

Toyota has the honor of being the world’s largest automobile manufacturer by sales and production. It has worldwide presence and reported revenue of $ 235.9 billion in 2010. The company is headquartered in Toyota City, Aichi, Japan.

largest companies Toyota

Toyota Headquarter

5. Saudi Aramco

Saudi aramco was completely taken over by the Saudi Government in 1980. The Master Gas system, the world’s largest single hydrocarbon network is also operated by Saudi Aramco. It is the state owned national oil company of Saudi Arabia. The total revenue of the company is $403 Billion in 2010.

largest companies Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco Headquarter

4. British Petroleum

British Petroleum has operations in over 80 countries and has a total revenue of $ 308.9 billion.  But the company was loss in 2010 because of the cost of clean up costs and other damage because of the “Deep water horizon oil spill”.  The company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

largest companies British Petroleum

British Petroleum Head Office

3. Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell is headquartered in Hague, Netherlands. It reported revenue of $ 368.056 billion in 2010. It has operations in over 140 countries and 44,000 service stations worldwide.  It’s the second largest energy company in the world.

largest companies Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell Headquarter

2. ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil is an American multinational oil and gas corporation, formed in 1999 by merger of Exxon and Mobil. It earned $383.221 billion in 2010. Rex W.Tillerson is the CEO of the company since 2006. This largest energy company is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

largest companies ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Office

1. Walmart

Walmart is the largest companies in the world. The company has approximately 2,1 million employees.  Walmart reported a net income of $ 15.355 billion in 2010 and revenue of over $ 421.89 billion. Walmart is an American public multinational corporation founded in 1962. It is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States.

largest companies Walmart

Walmart Headquarter

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