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Company Global
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Revenues
($ millions)
City
1 Sinopec 9 207,814 Beijing
2 China National Petroleum 13 181,123 Beijing
3 State Grid 15 164,136 Beijing
4 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China 92 70,568 Beijing
5 China Mobile Communications 99 65,015 Beijing
6 China Construction Bank 125 57,977 Beijing
7 China Life Insurance 133 54,534 Beijing
8 Bank of China 145 51,317 Beijing
9 Agricultural Bank of China 155 48,063 Beijing
10 Sinochem 170 44,457 Beijing
11 China Southern Power Grid 185 41,083 Guangzhou
12 Noble Group 218 36,090 Hong Kong
13 Baosteel Group 220 35,517 Shanghai
14 China Railway Group 242 33,758 Beijing
15 China Railway Construction 252 32,538 Beijing
16 China Telecommunications 263 31,814 Beijing
17 Hutchison Whampoa 281 30,240 Hong Kong
18 China State Construction Engineering 292 29,807 Beijing
19 China National Offshore Oil 318 28,027 Beijing
20 China Ocean Shipping 327 27,430 Beijing
21 China Minmetals 331 26,667 Beijing
22 COFCO 335 26,446 Beijing
23 China Communications Construction 341 25,983 Beijing
24 Shanghai Automotive 359 24,882 Shanghai
25 Sinosteel 372 24,164 Beijing
26 Hebei Iron & Steel Group 375 24,034 Shijiazhuang
27 China Metallurgical Group 380 23,767 Beijing
28 China FAW Group 385 23,664 Changchun
29 Jardine Matheson 411 22,362 Hong Kong
30 Citic Group 415 22,229 Beijing
31 China United Telecommunications 419 21,981 Shanghai
32 China Huaneng Group 425 21,781 Beijing
33 Aviation Industry Corp. of China 426 21,738 Beijing
34 China South Industries Group 428 21,675 Beijing
35 Jiangsu Shagang Group 444 20,897 Zhangliagang
36 Bank of Communications 494 18,677 Shanghai
37 Aluminum Corp. of China 499 18,579 Beijing
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U.S. 140
Japan 68
France 40
Company 2008 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,100,000
China National Petroleum 1,618,393
State Grid 1,537,000
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Exxon Mobil $45,220
Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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