Global 500 
Countries
Saudi Arabia
1 SABIC 307 20,865.5 Riyadh
Singapore
1 Flextronics International 433 15,566.0 Singapore
South Korea
1 Samsung Electronics 46 78,716.6 Seoul
2 LG 72 60,574.1 Seoul
3 Hyundai Motor 80 57,434.9 Seoul
4 SK 111 47,142.6 Seoul
5 Samsung Life Insurance 224 26,692.3 Seoul
6 POSCO 236 25,677.8 Pohang
7 Korea Electric Power 240 24,841.0 Seoul
8 Kookmin Bank 364 17,853.1 Seoul
9 Hanwha 381 17,068.5 Seoul
10 KT 397 16,748.7 Seongnam
11 Samsung 445 15,113.7 Seongnam
12 SK Networks 467 14,570.5 Seoul
Spain
1 Repsol YPF 84 56,423.6 Madrid
2 Santander Central Hispano Group 93 53,848.8 Madrid
3 Telefónica 108 48,833.3 Madrid
4 Endesa 280 22,650.7 Madrid
5 Cepsa 322 20,114.4 Madrid
6 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria 410 16,339.7 Bilbao
7 Altadis 429 15,790.8 Madrid
8 ACS 447 15,052.3 Madrid
9 Iberdrola 466 14,585.5 Bilbao
Sweden
1 Volvo 178 32,183.6 Göteborg
2 L.M. Ericsson 319 20,311.6 Stockholm
3 Electrolux 371 17,321.2 Stockholm
4 Vattenfall 374 17,279.6 Stockholm
5 Skanska 400 16,678.8 Solna
6 Nordea Bank 460 14,798.9 Stockholm
Switzerland
1 UBS 36 84,707.6 Zürich
2 Nestlé 53 74,658.6 Vevey
3 Credit Suisse 57 72,193.5 Zürich
4 Zürich Financial Services 63 67,186.0 Zürich
5 Novartis 177 32,212.0 Basel
6 Roche Group 204 28,495.6 Basel
7 Swiss Reinsurance 209 28,092.8 Zürich
8 Adecco 278 22,742.7 Glattbrugg
9 ABB 281 22,642.0 Zürich
10 Swiss Life 373 17,286.2 Zürich
11 Migros 409 16,357.8 Zürich
12 Holcim 458 14,819.5 Jona
From the July 24, 2006 issue
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