Countries
Country
Rank
Company Global
500
rank
City Revenues
($ millions)
1 Nestl 44 Vevey 99,114
2 Zurich Financial Services 83 Zurich 70,272
3 Credit Suisse 150 Zurich 47,658
4 Roche Group 153 Basel 47,109
5 Novartis 160 Basel 45,103
6 UBS 183 Zurich 39,356
7 ABB 237 Zurich 31,797
8 Swiss Reinsurance 251 Zurich 30,745
9 Alliance Boots 262 Zug 29,848
10 Migros 374 Zurich 22,976
11 Xstrata 379 Zug 22,732
12 Adecco 427 Glattbrugg 20,567
13 Holcim 446 Jona 19,462
14 Tyco International 492 Schaffhausen 17,240
15 Coop 493 Basel 17,238
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Rank # of Global 500 Companies
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
($ millions)
Gazprom $24,556
Exxon Mobil $19,280
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $18,832
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