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REVENUES PROFITS
Rank Company Global 500 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 BASF 59 91,193 15.0 4,262 -23.4
2 Dow Chemical 127 57,514 7.5 579 -79.9
3 LyondellBasell Industries 147 50,996 198.7 -7,321 -809.4
4 Bayer 154 48,182 7.9 2,516 -61.0
5 Sabic 186 40,203 19.4 5,873 -18.6
6 DuPont 262 31,836 3.9 2,007 -32.8
7 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings 302 28,957 12.9 -669 -146.5
8 Evonik Industries 383 23,718 4.1 417 -65.2
9 Akzo Nobel 406 22,563 22.1 -1,590 -112.4
10 L'Air Liquide 484 19,179 18.7 1,786 16.2
Rank Company Revenues % Assets %
1 BASF 4.7 6.0
2 Dow Chemical 1.0 1.3
3 LyondellBasell Industries -14.4 -25.6
4 Bayer 5.2 3.4
5 Sabic 14.6 8.1
6 DuPont 6.3 5.5
7 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings -2.3 -2.4
8 Evonik Industries 1.8 1.5
9 Akzo Nobel -7.0 -6.1
10 L'Air Liquide 9.3 6.2
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
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
Company 2008 Profits
($ millions)
Exxon Mobil $45,220
Gazprom $29,864
Royal Dutch Shell $26,277
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