Fortune


FortuneThe Fortune Global 500 is an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations or companies worldwide as measured by revenue. The list is compiled and published annually by Fortune magazine.

The list was first published in 1989 but only cover US industrial companies. In 1995, the list changed to include all companies & sectors.

The latest 2011 ranking was published on 23th July 2012. In 2012 edition, Royal Dutch Shell gained the top position replacing Wal-Mart Stores. There is only one (1) Malaysian company managed to be in the 2012 Fortune Global list, namely Petronas at 68th position improving from the 86th position in 2011.

The table below is top 20 of Fortune Global 500.

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Fortune

Recently, we look at Fortune Global 500, world’s largest companies by revenue as compiled and published annually by Fortune magazine on 25th July 2011

In the same list, Fortune Magazine also list out top 50 world’s most profitable companies. The first spot was claimed by Nestlé of Switzerland with more than $32 billion in profit from $105 billion revenue.

Malaysia national oil company, Petronas at 11th  position with more than $17 billion profits from $76.9 billion revenue. The profit increased by 50% when compared to 2009.

The table below is top 50 of world’s most profitable companies.

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Fortune

The Fortune Global 500 is an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations or companies worldwide as measured by revenue. The list is compiled and published annually by Fortune magazine.

The list was first publish in 1989 but only cover US industrial companies. In 1995, the list changed to include all companies & sectors.

The latest 2011 ranking was published on 25th July 2011. Wal-Mart Stores managed to retain their top spot. There is only one (1) Malaysian company managed to be in the list of 2011 Fortune Global, namely Petronas at 86th position.

The table below is top 20 of Fortune Global 500.

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