The World's Biggest Public Companies

April 2009
Forbes Asia;4/27/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p34
The article introduces a series of articles about the world's biggest public companies. The Forbes Global 2000 list of the world's biggest companies has 251 newcomers and spans 62 countries. The U.S. continues to be dominant at 551 members, China has 91 members, Korea 61 members and India has 47 members in the list. The oil and gas industry, with 126 companies, scores high in sales, profits and stock market value.


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