China's top 10 brands

WPP and Millward Brown's ranking of the top brands in China features tech companies, oil and gas pioneers and a baijiu maker.

.  Sinopec

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  • Sector: Oil and Gas
  • Headquarters: Beijing

The lone top-10 entrant from the energy sector, Sinopec is China's largest oil producer and refiner. The company is growing rapidly and signing new development deals with foreign partners.

One drawback: the Chinese government sometimes applies pressure to keep energy prices low at home, cutting into Sinopec's profits.

Source: WPP and Millward Brown
- Last updated December 06 2012 09:28 PM ET