Global 500 
Top companies
Biggest Employers
1 Wal-Mart Stores 2 1,800,000
2 China National Petroleum 39 1,090,232
3 State Grid 32 844,031
4 U.S. Postal Service 61 803,000
5 Sinopec 23 730,800
6 Deutsche Post 75 502,545
7 Agricultural Bank of China 377 478,895
8 UES of Russia 213 461,200
9 Siemens 22 461,000
10 McDonald's 318 447,000
11 Carrefour 25 440,479
12 Compass Group 260 410,074
13 China Telecommunications 279 407,982
14 United Parcel Service 129 407,000
15 Gazprom 102 396,571
16 DaimlerChrysler 7 382,724
17 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China 199 361,623
18 Hitachi 38 355,879
19 Sears Holdings 107 355,000
20 Volkswagen 17 344,902
21 Target 97 338,000
22 General Motors 5 335,000
23 Matsushita Electric Industrial 47 334,402
24 China State Construction 486 332,585
25 Intl. Business Machines 29 329,373
26 Sodexho Alliance 459 324,446
27 General Electric 11 316,000
28 La Poste 252 303,405
29 Citigroup 14 303,000
30 China Construction Bank 277 300,288
31 Ford Motor 9 300,000
32 Kroger 73 290,000
33 Home Depot 43 289,800
34 Toyota Motor 8 285,977
35 HSBC Holdings 26 284,000
36 China Railway Engineering 441 280,581
37 Tesco 59 273,024
38 Veolia Environnement 185 271,153
39 Nestlé 53 250,000
40 Robert Bosch 99 248,853
41 Tyco International 136 247,900
42 Deutsche Telekom 54 243,695
43 Albertson's 139 234,000
44 Federated Dept. Stores 262 232,000
45 China Railway Construction 485 227,000
46 Mittal Steel 208 224,286
47 United Technologies 126 222,200
48 Verizon Communications 50 217,000
49 Deutsche Bahn 188 216,389
50 FedEx 197 215,838
From the July 24, 2006 issue
How the Countries Stack Up
United States 170
Japan 70
Britain, France (tied) 38
Most profitable companies
Exxon Mobil 36,130
Royal Dutch Shell 25,311
Citigroup 24,589
Top 5 in Asia
Toyota Motor 185,805
Sinopec 98,784
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone 94,869
Honda Motor 87,510
State Grid 86,984
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