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The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world features in Forbes magazine. The ranking is a comprehensive list of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenues, profits, assets and market value

The ranking was first published in 2003 and it is a useful indicator for leading public companies in the world. In 2016, the world’s largest companies shows the dominance of the U.S. and China in the current global business landscape. The two countries split the top 10 spots for a third year in a row. The first 3 spots are the China’s biggest banks.

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The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world features in Forbes magazine. The ranking is a comprehensive list of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenues, profits, assets and market value

The ranking was first published in 2003 and it is a useful indicator for leading public companies in the world. In 2015, the world’s largest companies shows the dominance of the U.S. and China in the current global business landscape. The two countries split the top 10 spots for a second year in a row. For the first time, China’s four biggest banks own the top four spots.

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 FORBES ASIA’s, select 200 out of 15,000 stock-traded companies in Asia-Pacific with revenues between $5 million and $1 billion based on the following criteria: five-year average return on equity and pretax margin greater than 10%, positive sales and earnings per share growth for both the most recent fiscal one and three-year periods, debt less than 75% of shareholders’ equity, and a trading history of at least on year. The final list of 200 is not ranked.

Out of the 200, only 52 repeated from last year, although a dozen others returned to the BUB (Best Under a Billion) from lists previous to that. Of the 2013 group, four companies namely Hartalega Holdings, Mudajaya Group, Philweb & YGSoft—share the mark for longest BUB, which is four years.

There are 12 Malaysia companies listed. The table below is the full list of Forbes Asia 200 Best Under A Billion for 2012.

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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. In 2013, the top 2 position, are dominated by companies from China where previously hold by companies from United States.

For the 2013 ranking, there are 20 Malaysian companies listed up from 18 in 2012. The newly listed companies are DRB-Hicom & Telekom Malaysia.

The table below is top 20 of 2013 Forbes Global 2000 and all the position of Malaysian companies in the list.

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The companies fall under Forbes Asia-Pacific 200 Best Under A Billion 2012 must show both sales and earnings growth. To qualify they must have annual revenue between $5 million and $1 billion and be publicly traded for at least a year.

Then the companies are then screened for earnings growth, sales growth and return on equity in the past 12 months and over 3 years.

There are 14 Malaysia companies listed. The table below is the full list of Forbes Asia 200 Best Under A Billion for 2012.

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