Company Global
City Revenues
($ millions)
1 Royal Dutch Shell 2 The Hague 285,129
2 ING Group 12 Amsterdam 163,204
3 Aegon 103 The Hague 64,506
4 EADS 111 Leiden 59,520
5 Royal Ahold 184 Amsterdam 38,814
6 Rabobank 225 Utrecht 33,396
7 Royal Philips Electronics 231 Amsterdam 32,232
8 LyondellBasell Industries 249 Rotterdam 30,829
9 GasTerra 326 Groningen 25,449
10 Heineken Holding 430 Amsterdam 20,491
11 Akzo Nobel 450 Amsterdam 19,311
12 Royal KPN 459 The Hague 18,777
13 Randstad Holding 494 Diemen 17,235
From the July 26, 2010 issue
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U.S. 139
Japan 71
China 46
Company 2009 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,100,000
China National Petroleum 1,649,992
State Grid 1,533,800
Company 2009 Profits
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Gazprom $24,556
Exxon Mobil $19,280
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $18,832
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