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1 Volkswagen 14 166,579 Wolfsburg
2 Allianz 20 142,395 Munich
3 Daimler 23 140,328 Stuttgart
4 E.ON 26 127,278 Düsseldorf
5 Siemens 30 123,595 Munich
6 Metro 50 101,217 Düsseldorf
7 Deutsche Post 54 98,708 Bonn
8 BASF 59 91,193 Ludwigshafen
9 Deutsche Telekom 61 90,260 Bonn
10 Deutsche Bank 70 81,360 Frankfurt
11 ThyssenKrupp 74 80,210 Düsseldorf
12 BMW 78 77,864 Munich
13 Rwe 89 71,851 Essen
14 Munich Re Group 95 67,515 Munich
15 Robert Bosch 98 66,052 Stuttgart
16 Deutsche Bahn 151 48,963 Berlin
17 Bayer 154 48,182 Leverkusen
18 Landesbank Baden-Württemberg 162 46,137 Stuttgart
19 Franz Haniel 188 40,001 Duisburg
20 KFW Bankengruppe 192 39,370 Frankfurt
21 TUI 214 36,496 Hanover
22 Lufthansa Group 216 36,402 Cologne
23 Continental 222 35,478 Hanover
24 Commerzbank 233 34,776 Frankfurt
25 DZ Bank 245 33,485 Frankfurt
26 Arcandor 285 30,063 Essen
27 Bayerische Landesbank 315 28,112 Munich
28 Hochtief 319 27,961 Essen
29 Bertelsmann 347 25,647 Gütersloh
30 MAN Group 368 24,275 Munich
31 Energie Baden-Württemberg 377 23,866 Karlsruhe
32 Evonik Industries 383 23,718 Essen
33 Edeka Zentrale 391 23,349 Hamburg
34 Heraeus Holding 392 23,292 Hanau
35 Hypo Real Estate Holding 430 21,630 Munich
36 HeidelbergCement 440 21,041 Heidelberg
37 Henkel 448 20,683 Düsseldorf
38 Marquard & Bahls 462 19,851 Hamburg
39 Norddeutsche Landesbank 476 19,410 Hanover
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U.S. 140
Japan 68
France 40
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China National Petroleum 1,618,393
State Grid 1,537,000
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Gazprom $29,864
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