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The 25 largest multinational companies, 2017

Source: Forbes, The World’s Biggest Public Companies 2017 Ranking,


According to the annual ranking of companies by the US economic magazine Forbes, this diagram shows the sector of activity, stock market capitalization, turnover (according to which the ranking is decided), and profits of the 25 major multinational companies in 2017. Multinationals in the energy/raw materials and automobile sectors remain the most numerous, but, in terms of profits, finance and electronics occupy the top ranks. Seven Asian multinationals appear in this category, representing a quarter of the total both in number and in stock market capitalization.


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