Forbes Global 2000
The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2,000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine. The ranking is based on a mix of four metris: sales, profit, assets and market value. The list has been published since 2003.
The Forbes Global 2000 is a useful indicator of which are the leading public companies in the world, but it is only an interpretation, as only public companies are listed. The results are not definitive; any change to the criteria would produce a different list.
2016 list by Forbes magazine
In 2016, the ten largest companies as calculated by this method were:
|1||ICBC||Beijing||Banking, financial services||171.1||44.2||3,420.2||198|
|2||China Construction Bank||Beijing||Banking, financial services||146.8||36.4||2,826||162.8|
|3||Agricultural Bank of China||Beijing||Banking, financial services||131.9||28.8||2,739.8||152.7|
|5||JPMorgan Chase||New York||Banking, financial services||99.9||23.5||2,423.8||234.2|
|6||Bank of China||Beijing||Banking, financial services||122||27.2||2,589.6||143|
|7||Wells Fargo||San Francisco||Banking, financial services||91.4||22.7||1,849.2||256|
|9||Exxon Mobil||Irving||Oil and gas||236.8||16.2||336.8||363.3|