Our annual ranking of the world's largest corporations

Company ▾ Global 500
Ansteel Group 462 China
Avnet 414 U.S.
Brazilian Distribution 399 Brazil
Caltex Australia 486 Australia
China Huadian 433 China
China Merchants Bank 498 China
China Power Investment 451 China
China Railway Construction 111 China
China State Construction Engineering 100 China
Coop Group 364 Switzerland
Goodyear Tire & Rubber 487 U.S.
Greenland Holding Group 483 China
GS Caltex 235 South Korea
Halliburton 444 U.S.
Husky Energy 466 Canada
Hyundai Mobis 465 South Korea
International Airlines Group 494 Britain
International Petroleum Investment 305 United Arab Emirates
Kailuan Group 490 China
Kia Motors 266 South Korea
Manpower 500 U.S.
Marathon Petroleum 106 U.S.
Marquard & Bahls 455 Germany
Nomura Holdings 471 Japan
Nordea Bank 476 Sweden
Power China 390 China
Randstad Holding 489 Netherlands
SAIC Motor 130 China
Shandong Energy Group 460 China
Shandong Weiqiao Pioneering Group 440 China
Shanxi Coal Transportation & Sales Group 447 China
S-Oil 383 South Korea
Tewoo Group 416 China
Tokyo Gas 496 Japan
Woori Finance Holdings 449 South Korea
World Fuel Services 313 U.S.
Xinxing Cathay International Group 484 China
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group 475 China
From the July 23, 2012 issue
Top 50 Headquarters
Interactive: Where the money is

Rank # of Global 500 Companies
U.S. 132
China 73
Japan 68
Company 2011 Number of Employees
Wal-Mart Stores 2,200,000
China National Petroleum 1,668,072
State Grid 1,583,000
Company 2011 Profits
($ millions)
Gazprom $44,459.6
Exxon Mobil $41,060
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $32,214.1
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