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REVENUES PROFITS
Rank Company Global 500 rank $ millions % change from 2007 $ millions % change from 2007
1 Time Warner 159 46,984 0.8 -13,402 -405.5
2 Walt Disney 201 37,843 5.5 4,427 -5.5
3 News Corp. 250 32,996 15.1 5,387 57.2
4 Bertelsmann 347 25,647 -0.1 208 -29.7
5 Maruhan 452 20,465 27.1 213 35.3
Rank Company Revenues % Assets %
1 Time Warner -28.5 -11.8
2 Walt Disney 11.7 7.1
3 News Corp. 16.3 8.6
4 Bertelsmann 0.8 0.7
5 Maruhan 1.0 7.8
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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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