Global 500 
Top cities
1 Tokyo Japan 52 1,662,496
2 Paris France 27 1,188,819
3 New York U.S. 24 1,040,959
4 London Britain 23 1,054,734
5 Beijing China 15 520,490
6 Seoul South Korea 9 344,894
7 Toronto Canada 8 154,836
8 Madrid Spain 7 232,714
8 Zürich Switzerland 7 308,466
9 Houston U.S. 6 326,700
9 Osaka Japan 6 180,588
9 Munich Germany 6 375,860
9 Atlanta U.S. 6 202,706
10 Rome Italy 5 210,303
10 Düsseldorf Germany 5 225,803
From the July 24, 2006 issue
How the Countries Stack Up
United States 170
Japan 70
Britain, France (tied) 38
Biggest employers
Wal-Mart Stores 1,800,000
China National Petroleum 1,090,232
State Grid 844,031
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