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84. U.S. Postal Service
Rank: 84 (Previous rank: 83)
CEO: John E. Potter
Employees: 765,088
Address: 475 L'Enfant Plaza S.W.
Washington, District Of Columbia  20260
Country: U.S.
Website: www.usps.com
  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 74,932.0 0.2
Profits -2,806.0 -
Assets 25,986.0
Stockholders' equity -1,672.0
Profits as % of  
Revenues -3.7
Assets -10.8
Rank Company Global 500
($ millions)
1 Deutsche Post 54 98,708.0
2 U.S. Postal Service 84 74,932.0
3 United Parcel Service 143 51,486.0
4 FedEx 200 37,953.0
5 La Poste 280 30,487.1
6 Poste Italiane 339 26,129.0
From the July 20, 2009 issue
Government owned 50% or more.
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2008.
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U.S. 140
Japan 68
France 40
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China National Petroleum 1,618,393
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