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Walmart has been the world's largest company by revenue since 2014.[1]

This list comprises the world's largest companies by consolidated 2020 revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500 latest tally published on August 10, 2020.[2] American retail corporation Walmart has been the world's largest company by revenue since 2014.

The list is limited to the top 50 companies, all of which have annual revenues exceeding US$123 billion. Only companies that publish financial data and report figures to a government agency are included. Therefore, this list is incomplete.[3]

List[edit]

  State-owned enterprise (government owns 50% or more)

Rank Name Industry Revenue Profit Employees Headquarters[note 1] Ref
USD Millions
1 Walmart Retail Increase $559,200 $13,700 2,300,000 United States United States [4]
2 Sinopec Group Oil and gas Decrease $407,009 $6,793 582,648 China China [5]
3 Amazon Retail, Information Technology Increase $386,064 $21,331 1,298,000 United States United States [6]
4 China National Petroleum Oil and gas Decrease $379,130 $4,433 460,724 China China [7]
5 State Grid Electricity Decrease $363,125 $7,970 1,566,000 China China [8]
6 Royal Dutch Shell Oil and gas Decrease $344,379 $15,842 83,000 Netherlands Netherlands [9]
7 Volkswagen Automotive Increase $282,760 $15,542 671,205 Germany Germany [10]
8 BP Oil and gas Decrease $282,610 $4,026 72,500 United Kingdom United Kingdom [11]
9 Toyota Automotive Increase $275,288 $19,096 359,542 Japan Japan [12]
10 Apple Electronics Increase $274,515 $57,411 147,000 United States United States [13]
11 CVS Health Healthcare Increase $268,700 $7,170 300,000 United States United States [14]
12 ExxonMobil Oil and gas Decrease $264,938 $14,340 74,900 United States United States [15]
13 UnitedHealth Healthcare Increase $257,141 $15,403 330,000 United States United States [16]
14 Berkshire Hathaway Financials Increase $254,616 $42,521 391,500 United States United States [17]
15 McKesson Healthcare Increase $231,051 $1,120 70,000 United States United States [18]
16 Saudi Aramco Oil and gas Decrease $229,900 $49,000 79,000 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia [19]
17 China State Construction Construction Increase $205,839 $3,333 335,038 China China [20]
18 Samsung Electronics Electronics Increase $200,600 $22,000 287,439 South Korea South Korea [21]
19 Daimler Automotive Decrease $193,346 $2,661 298,655 Germany Germany [22]
20 Ping An Insurance Financials Increase $184,280 $21,627 372,194 China China [23]
21 Alphabet Information technology Increase $182,530 $40,270 139,995 United States United States [24]
22 AT&T Telecommunications Increase $181,193 $13,903 247,800 United States United States [25]
23 AmerisourceBergen Healthcare Increase $179,589 $855 22,000 United States United States [26]
24 ICBC Financials Increase $177,069 $45,194 445,106 China China [27]
25 Total Oil and gas Decrease $176,249 $11,267 107,776 France France [28]
26 Foxconn Electronics Decrease $172,869 $3,731 754,404 Taiwan Taiwan [29]
27 Trafigura Commodities Decrease $171,474 $872 8,619 Singapore Singapore [30]
28 Exor Holding company Decrease $162,754 $3,417 268,979 Netherlands Netherlands [31]
29 Cigna Healthcare Increase $160,401 $8,489 73,700 United States United States [32]
30 China Construction Bank Financials Increase $158,884 $38,610 370,169 China China [33]
31 Ford Automotive Decrease $155,900 $47 190,000 United States United States [34]
32 Cardinal Health Healthcare Increase $152,920 $1,770 50,000 United States United States [35]
33 Costco Retail Increase $152,703 $3,659 273,000 United States United States [36]
34 AXA Financials Increase $148,984 $4,317 99,843 France France [37]
35 Agricultural Bank of China Financials Increase $147,313 $30,701 467,631 China China [38]
36 Chevron Oil and gas Decrease $146,516 $2,924 48,200 United States United States [39]
37 Microsoft Information technology Increase $143,000 $44,281 163,000 United States United States [40]
38 JPMorgan Chase Financials Increase $142,422 $36,431 256,981 United States United States [41]
39 Glencore Commodities Decrease $142,338 $3,946 88,246 Switzerland Switzerland [42]
40 Walgreens Boots Alliance Retail Increase $139,500 $456 450,000 United States United States [43]
41 Honda Automotive Decrease $137,332 $4,192 218,674 Japan Japan [44]
42 General Motors Automotive Decrease $137,237 $6,732 164,000 United States United States [45]
43 Mitsubishi Conglomerate Decrease $135,940 $4,924 86,098 Japan Japan [46]
44 Bank of China Financials Increase $135,091 $27,127 309,384 China China [47]
45 Verizon Telecommunications Increase $131,244 $19,265 135,000 United States United States [48]
46 China Life Insurance Insurance Increase $131,244 $4,660 180,401 China China [49]
47 Allianz Financials Increase $130,359 $8,858 147,268 Germany Germany [50]
48 Marathon Petroleum Oil and gas Increase $124,813 $2,637 60,910 United States United States [51]
49 Huawei Electronics Increase $124,316 $9,062 194,000 China China [52]
50 China Railway Engineering Corporation Construction Increase $123,324 $1,535 302,394 China China [53]

Breakdown by country[edit]

As of August 2020, this is the list of the 12 countries with the Global 50 companies.[citation needed]

Breakdown by country
Rank Country Companies
1  United States 22
2  China 12
3  Germany 3
4  Japan 3
5  United Kingdom 2
6  Netherlands 2
7  France 2
8  Saudi Arabia 1
9   Switzerland 1
10  South Korea 1
11  Taiwan 1
12  Singapore 1

The Global 50 includes Royal Dutch Shell under the heading "Britain/Netherlands", as the company is counted in the tally for both countries.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ as reported by source

See also[edit]

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