In this Huge World, everyone is in the race to survive. Everyone is in the race to live a better and Richest life and most of all, everyone wants to Win the race. Quite Obvious! Who wants to lose the race of life. Is it Wrong if I say “Company Matters”? There are many companies with the highest revenue in this world. While Some are Keeps winning day-by-day, Some others are still trying to be the part of this race. We all have heard ” Health is Wealth” But less of us know, Without wealth, These is no Health. Sometimes all you need is a Billion Dollars.
We all are supposed to make money. While some are making it just for living, others are making it for more luxurious life than they have yesterday. Where, there are companies that are just a Start-ups or Small Scale companies, There are industries that are investing Millions in advertising and also paying 6 digits salary to 100’s of employees. These companies are not only earning money but also earning the name.
Here’s a list of top 10 Companies in the world.
10. EXXON MOBIL CORP.-
ABOUT THE COMPANY– One of the biggest multinational oil and gas corporation of America, Exxon Mobil Corp. Is the progeny of John D. Rockefeller. With 37 oil refineries in 21 countries makes the total refining capacity of 6.3 million barrels. ExxonMobil is the largest refiner in the world, a title that was also associated with Standard Oil since its incorporation in 1870.This Company Listed at 10th position tagged as richest company of the world.
Headquarters– Irving, Texas (USA)
FOUNDED BY-John D. Rockefeller (1999)
REVENUE- $205 BILLION
09. APPLE INC.
ABOUT THE COMPANY– Apple needs no introduction. It is the most popular multinational technology company. Apple design manufacture and sells computer software consumer electronics and hardware product like iPhone, Ipad, MacBook etc. Apple products are widely used by millions of people all over the world.
HEADQUARTERS- Cupertino, California
FOUNDED BY– Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne In the year 1976
REVENUE- $216 BILLION
08.BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC.
ABOUT COMPANY- Berkshire Hathway is a union holding multinational corporation which owns Geico, Dairy Queen, BNFS Railways, Lubrizol, Fruit of the Loom, NetJet, Pampered Chef, Flight Safety International and more. It also holds some percent of shares of many big companies.
FOUNDED BY- Oliver Chace, the original antecedent of Berkshire Hathaway
HEADQUARTERS- NEBRASKA (USA)
REVENUE- $224 BILLION
07.ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
ABOUT THE COMPANY- Commonly known as Shell, Royal Dutch Shell is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company. It is the sixth-largest company in the world measured by 2016 revenues(and the largest based in Europe). Shell was first in the 2013 Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest companies. In that year its revenues were equivalent to 84% of the Netherlands’ $556 billion GDP.
FOUNDED BY– Marcus Samuel
C.E.O- Ben van Beurden
HEADQUARTERS- The Hague, Netherlands
REVENUE- $233.6 BILLION
ABOUT THE COMPANY- Volkswagen was originally established in 1937 by the German Labour Front (Deutsche Arbeitsfront) in Berlin In the early 1930s, the German auto industry was still largely composed of luxury models & is one of the oldest automobile industry.
FOUNDED BY- GERMAN LABOUR FRONT IN 1937
C.E.O- MATTHIAS MULLER
HEADQUARTERS- WOLFSBURG, GERMANY
REVENUE- $240 BILLION
05. TOYOTA MOTORS
ABOUT THE COMPANY- Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer. Toyota is the world’s first automobile manufacturer to produce more than 10 million vehicles per year. Which it is doing since 2012 when it also reported the production of its 200-millionth vehicle. Toyota is the fifth highest automobile manufacturer. It is the world’s market leader in sales of hybrid electric vehicles, and one of the largest companies to encourage the mass-market adoption of hybrid vehicles across the globe.
FOUNDED BY- Kiichiro Toyoda In 1937
C.E.O- Akio Toyoda
HEADQUARTERS- Aichi, JAPAN
REVENUE- $255 BILLION
04. CHINA NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (CNPC)
ABOUT THE COMPANY- CNPC is a Chinese oil and gas corporation and one of the largest integrated energy group in the world. CNPC is the government-owned parent company of publicly listed PetroChina, which was created on November 5, 1999, as part of the restructuring of CNPC. CNPC’s international operations began in 1993. The CNPC subsidiary SAPET signed a service contract with the government of Peru to operate Block VII in the Talara Province basin.
C.E.O- ZHOU JIPING
HEADQUARTERS- BEIJING CHINA
REVENUE– $263 BILLION
3. SINOPEC GROUP
ABOUT THE COMPANY- Chinese petrochemical corporation Sinopec Group (China Petrochemical Corporation) is a super-large petroleum and petrochemical enterprise group established in July 1998.China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) is a super-large petroleum and petrochemical enterprise group. Sinopec Group is a state-owned company solely invest in the state, functioning as a state-authorized investment organization in which the state holds the controlling share. Sinopec Group has a registered capital of RMB 231.6 billion. The board chairman of Sinopec Group is its legal representative.
C.E.O- Fu Chengy
HEADQUARTERS– BEIJING, CHINA
REVENUE- $268 BILLION
2. STATE GRID
ABOUT THE COMPANY- The grid corporation of China (SGCC)commonly known as the State Grid, is the state-owned electric utility monopoly of China. It is the largest utility company in the world. The State Grid Corporation was involved in a multi-phase smart-grid project for China’s electrical grid planned for 2011-2015. China’s smart grid efforts are different from those in the US. In that it plans heavily use ultra-high voltage (UHV) lines, Moreover, Several UHV construction projects began in 2012 to bring UHV power lines across Huainan, Wannan, and Shanghai and another from Xiling league to Nanjing.
C.E.O– Mr. Liu Zhenya
HEADQURTERS- BEIJING, CHINA
REVENUE- $315 BILLION
ABOUT THE COMPANY- The company was incorporated as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. on October 31, 1969. In 1970, it opened its home office and first distribution center in Bentonville, Arkansas. It had 38 stores operating with 1,500 employees and sales of US$44.2 million. It began trading stock as a publicly held company on 1 October 1970 and was soon listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The first stock split occurred in May 1971 at a price of US$47. By this time, Walmart was operating in five states Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma. It entered Tennessee in 1973 and Kentucky and Mississippi in 1974. As it moved into Texas in 1975, there were 125 stores with 7,500 employees and total sales of US$340.3 million. Walmart opened its first Texas store in Mount Pleasant on November 11, 1975, is know is the leading retail industry.
FOUNDED BY- Sam Walton
C.E.O– Doug McMillon
HEADQUARTERS- BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS, U.S
REVENUE- $485.87 BILLION
Soo here was all the information you need to know about the Top 10 World’s Richest Companies.