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Largest companies in the world by revenue

Hello readers, the largest companies in the world by revenue are going to be provided to you so that it could influence your decision about what industry you want to start a business in. Here they are:

1. Walmart Stores, Inc.
This is the largest company in the world with a revenue of $ 482 billion as of January, 2016. It operates in the retail industry. The company is owned by a family. Its headquarters in USA. They are present in 28 countries.

2. China Petrochemical Corporation
This company is also reffered to as Sinopec Group. It is the second largest company in the world by revenue. As of 2014, it had a a revenue of $455 billions. They operate in the oil and gas industry.

3. China National Petroleum Corporation
This is a state-owned oil and gas corporation. It is the 3rd when its comes to the largest companies in the world by revenue. As of 2014, it had a revenue of $428 billion.

4. Saudi Aramco
This company is also known Saudi Arabian Oil Company. It is the 4th largest company in the world. It is owned by the Saudi Arabian government. As of 2014, it had a revenue of $378 billion. It operates in the oil and gas industry.

5. State Grid Corporation of China
This company operates in the electric utility industry. As of 2014, it had a revenue of $333 billion. It is owned by the government of China. Its headquarters is in China. It serves 5 countries which include China, Austrialia, Brazil, Italy and the Philippines.

6. Samsung
This is a company that  was created in South Korean. They serve the world at large. It was created in 1938 by Lee Byung-chul who is now late. It operates in the electronics industry. As of 2015, it had a revenue of $305 billion.

7.Vitol Group of Companies
This company was founded in Netherland in 1966, it operates in the commodity industry. It was founded by Henk Vietor and Jacques DeTiger. Its headquarters is in Switzerland. It had a revenue of $270 billion as of 2014.

8. Exxon Mobil Corp
This is another large company in the world by revenue. Its headquarter is in USA. As of 2015, its revenue was $268.88 billion. It was founded in November, 1999. It is nice that achieve such growth strategically within 16 years. 

9. Royal Dutch Shell PLC.
This company operates in the oil and gas industry with its headquaters in Netherland. It was founded in February 1907. As of 2015, it had a revenue of $264.96 billion.

10. Volkswagen Group
It operates in the Automotive industry. As of 2014, it had a revenue of $245 billion. The headquarters is in Germany.

Now you have seen the industries that might appeal to you. That is all for today. Thank you for reading this article. Keep checking out my blog regularly, cheers!

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