2011 Forbes Global 2000 & Ranking for Malaysian Companies



The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world features in Forbes magazine. The ranking is based on four criteria namely  Sales, Profit, Assets and Market value.

The ranking was first published in 2003 and it is a useful indicator for leading public companies in the world.

For 2011 ranking, there are 20 Malaysian companies listed which represent 1 percent of companies in the list.

The table below is top 20 of 2011 Forbes Global 2000 and all the position of Malaysian companies in the list.

Rank Company Country Industry Sales ($ bil) Profits ($ bil) Assets ($ bil) Market Value ($ bil)
1 JP Morgan Chase USA Banking 115.5 17.4 2117.6 182.2
2 HSBC UK Banking 103.3 13.3 2467.9 186.5
2 General Electric USA Conglo merate 156.2 11.6 751.2 216.2
4 Exxon Mobil USA Oil & Gas 341.6 30.5 302.5 407.2
5 Royal Dutch Shell Nether lands Oil & Gas 369.1 20.1 317.2 212.9
6 Petro China China Oil & Gas 222.3 21.2 251.3 320.8
7 ICBC China Banking 69.2 18.8 1723.5 239.5
8 Berkshire Hathaway USA Conglo merate 136.2 13.0 372.2 211.0
8 Petrobras Brazil Oil & Gas 121.3 21.2 313.2 238.8
10 Citigroup USA Banking 111.5 10.6 1913.9 132.8
11 BNP Paribas France Banking 130.4 10.5 2680.7 88.0
11 Wells Fargo USA Banking 93.2 12.4 1258.1 170.6
13 Banco Santander Spain Banking 109.7 12.8 1570.6 94.7
14 AT&T USA Telecom munications 124.3 19.9 268.5 168.2
15 Gazprom Russia Oil & Gas 98.7 25.7 275.9 172.9
16 Chevron USA Oil & Gas 189.6 19.0 184.8 200.6
17 China Construc tion Bank China Banking 58.2 15.6 1408.0 224.8
18 Wal-Mart USA Retailing 421.8 16.4 180.7 187.3
19 Total France Oil & Gas 188.1 14.2 192.8 138.0
20 Allianz Germany Insurance 142.9 6.7 838.4 62.7
458 Maybank Malaysia Banking 5.2 1.2 103.5 21.0
465 CIMB Group Holdings Malaysia Banking 5.3 1.1 87.4 19.5
550 Tenaga Nasional Malaysia Electric Utilities 9.6 1.0 23.6 11.1
649 Public Bank Malaysia Banking 3.4 1.0 73.2 15.1
784 Genting Malaysia Casinos & Gaming 4.9 0.7 15.8 12.2
858 Axiata Group Malaysia Telecom munications 5.1 0.6 12.3 13.3
910 Sime Darby Malaysia Conglo merate 10.1 0.2 11.4 17.8
1002 Petronas Chemicals Malaysia Chemicals 3.7 0.7 8.1 17.3
1097 RHB Capital Malaysia Banking 2.0 0.5 41.9 5.6
1172 IOI Group Malaysia Food Processing 3.9 0.6 5.3 12.4
1221 Maxis Malaysia Telecom munications 2.9 0.7 5.9 13.3
1274 AMMB Holdings Malaysia Banking 1.6 0.3 29.5 6.3
1336 MISC Malaysia Transport ation 4.2 0.2 12.6 11.0
1488 YTL Malaysia Diversified Utilities 5.1 0.3 14.3 4.5
1542 PPB Group Malaysia Food Processing 0.7 0.6 4.5 6.5
1613 Hong Leong Financial Group Malaysia Banking 1.1 0.3 29.0 3.0
1652 PLUS Expressway Malaysia Transport ation 1.1 0.4 6.2 7.3
1816 Kuala Lumpur Kepong Malaysia Food Processing 2.4 0.3 3.0 7.3
1897 Petronas Gas Malaysia Oil & Gas 1.0 0.3 3.0 7.5
1917 Petronas Dagangan Malaysia Oil & Gas 6.3 0.2 2.4 4.6


Point to note are 6 out of 20 Malaysian companies are banks and 4 are Petronas related companies.


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