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Increasing acceptance of liberalization and globalization has given many global companies the opportunity for worldwide expansion. Seizing the moment, these top companies have stepped forward to attain global expertise.

These multi-national companies leveraged not only the technological competencies but also the natural resources in terms of labor, raw material and increased market reach. Now products can be produced at one place that costs less to the company and can be sold through out the world.

There exists a strong competition within the industries as every company wants to be successful in the market place. The companies adopted various strategies to capture the attention of the custoomer and gain their loyalty.

World Largest Companies Headquarter Location Map

World's Largest Companies
RankCompany NameIndustry TypeRevenue (USD billions)Headquarters
1 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc Retail $486 United States Bentonville, Arkansas
2 Sinopec Group Oil and gas $471 China Beijing
3 Total Oil and gas $236 France Courbevoie
4 China National Petroleum Corporation Oil and gas $432 China Beijing
5 Royal Dutch Shell Oil and gas $421 Netherlands The Hague; United Kingdom London
6 ExxonMobil Oil and gas $394 United States Irving, Texas
6 Saudi Aramco Oil and gas $378 Saudi Arabia Dhahran
7 BP Oil and gas $359 United Kingdom London
8 State Grid Corporation of China Electric utility $333 China Beijing
9 Samsung Group Electronics $305 South Korea Suwon
12 Vitol Commodities $270 Netherlands Rotterdam; Switzerland Geneva
13 Toyota Automotive $250 Japan Toyota, Aichi
13 Glencore Xstrata Commodities $221 Switzerland Baar
14 Volkswagen Group Automotive $220 Germany Wolfsburg
15 Chevron Oil and gas $212 United States San Ramon, California
16 Berkshire Hathaway Conglomerate $195 United States Omaha, Nebraska
18 Apple Electronics $183 United States Cupertino, California
19 China Railway Corporation Transport $172 China Beijing
20 Phillips 66 Oil and gas $161 United States Houston, Texas
21 E.ON Electric utility $112 Germany Düsseldorf
22 Gazprom Oil and gas $160 Russia Moscow
23 Daimler Automotive $157 Germany Stuttgart
24 General Motors Automotive $155 United States Detroit, Michigan
25 Allianz Financial services $148 Germany Munich
26 Japan Post Holdings Conglomerate $152 Japan Tokyo
27 Ford Motor Company Automotive $146 United States Dearborn, Michigan
28 General Electric Conglomerate $146 United States Fairfield, Connecticut
29 Eni Oil and gas $144 Italy Rome
30 Rosneft Oil and gas $143 Russia Moscow
31 Petrobras Oil and gas $141 Brazil Rio de Janeiro
32 Lukoil Oil and gas $141 Russia Moscow
33 Kuwait Petroleum Corporation Oil and gas $140 Kuwait Kuwait City
34 Valero Energy Oil and gas $138 United States San Antonio, Texas
35 McKesson Pharmaceuticals $137 United States San Francisco, California
36 Cargill Food processing $134 United States Wayzata, Minnesota
37 PDVSA Oil and gas $134 Venezuela Caracas
38 Trafigura Commodities $133 Switzerland Lucerne
39 Hon Hai Precision Industry Electronics $131 Taiwan Tucheng
40 AT&T Telecommunications $128 United States Dallas, Texas
41 CVS Health Retail $126 United States Woonsocket, Rhode Island
42 Pemex Oil and gas $123 Mexico Mexico City
43 UnitedHealth Group Health care $122 United States Minnetonka, Minnesota
44 AXA Financial services $122 France Paris
45 JX Holdings Oil and gas $120 Japan Tokyo
46 Verizon Telecommunications $120 United States New York City, New York
47 Fiat Group Automotive $119 Italy Turin
48 GDF Suez Electricity and gas utility $119 France Paris
49 Koch Industries Conglomerate $115 United States Wichita, Kansas
50 Honda Automotive $114 Japan Tokyo

The business operation of many of the Companies over the world have become more global. The operations are no longer bounded by domestic walls. Companies now got the global market to operate. These top companies improved their operational execution efficiency, maintained their loyal customer base and able to fulfill the market demand by continuous innovation , development in product and services through the application of proper technical expertise, infrastructure. The synergy has introduced various sources of revenue & market for them.

Last Updated on : 21th May 2015

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