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The biggest and the most powerful companies in India

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India is home to 54 of the world's biggest companies, according to Forbes' annual list of the world’s 2,000 largest and most powerful public companies.

The Forbes 'Global 2000' is a comprehensive list of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenues, profits, assets and market value.

Out of the 54 companies, we bring you the top 30 companies in India.

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Hindustan Petroleum

India rank: 30

Global rank: 1,211

Sales: $35 billion

Profit: $0.1 billion

Assets: $17.1 billion

Market value: $1.7billion

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HCL technologies

India rank: 29

Global rank: 1,153

Sales: $4.7 billion

Profit: $0.7 billion

Assets: $4.2 billion

Market value: $16.6 billion

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Image: People walk in front of the HCL Technologies Ltd office at Noida.
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Bharat Petroleum

India rank: 28

Global rank: 1,045

Sales: $40.3 billion

Profit: $0.3 billion

Assets: $14.9 billion

Market value: $5.4 billion

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Power Grid of India

India rank: 27

Global rank: 1,011

Sales: $2.4 billion

Profit: $0.8 billion

Assets: $22 billion

Market value: $9.5 billion

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Tata Steel

India rank: 26

Global rank: 983

Sales: $23.8 billion

Profit: $-1.3 billion

Assets: $27.2 billion

Market value: $6.5 billion

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Image: The Tata Steel logo is seen at the Tata Steel rails factory in Hayange, Eastern France.
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Bank of India

India rank: 25

Global rank: 976

Sales: $6.6 billion

Profit: $0.5 billion

Assets: $84 billion

Market value: $2.4 billion

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Canara Bank

India rank: 24

Global rank: 966

Sales: $6.9 billion

Profit: $0.5 billion

Assets: $77.2 billion

Market value: $2 billion

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Hindalco Industries

India rank: 23

Global rank: 957

Sales: $14.6 billion

Profit: $0.6 billion

Assets: $22.7 billion

Market value: $4.8 billion

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Gail India

India rank: 22

Global rank: 955

Sales: $9.3 billion

Profit: $0.8 billion

Assets: $12.2 billion

Market value: $8 billion

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BHEL

India rank: 21

Global rank: 873

Sales: $8.9 billion

Profit: $1.2 billion

Assets: $13.2 billion

Market value: $8 billion

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Wipro

India rank: 20

Global rank: 849

Sales: $7.1 billion

Profit: $1.2 billion

Assets: $7.8 billion

Market value: $23.1 billion

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ITC

India rank: 19

Global rank: 830

Sales: $5.8 billion

Profit: $1.4 billion

Assets: $6.6 billion

Market value: $46.9 billion

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Mahindra & Mahindra

India rank: 18

Global rank: 803

Sales: $12.4 billion

Profit: $0.7 billion

Assets: $14.1 billion

Market value: $9.9 billion

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Bank of Baroda

India rank: 17

Global rank: 801

Sales: $7.5 billion

Profit: $0.9 billion

Assets: $102.9 billion

Market value: $5.2 billion

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Punjab National Bank

India rank: 16

Global rank: 795

Sales: $8.7 billion

Profit: $0.9 billion

Assets: $91.4 billion

Market value: $4.5 billion

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Infosys

India rank: 15

Global rank: 726

Sales: $8.1 billion

Profit: $1.7 billion

Assets: $8.7 billion

Market value: $31.7 billion

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Infosys

India rank: 15

Global rank: 726

Sales: $8.1 billion

Profit: $1.7 billion

Assets: $8.7 billion

Market value: $31.7 billion

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Bharti Airtel

India rank: 13

Global rank: 625

Sales: $14.3 billion

Profit: $0.4 billion

Assets: $29.2 billion

Market value: $21.1 billion

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Tata Consultancy Services

India rank: 12

Global rank: 542

Sales: $13.1 billion

Profit: $3 billion

Assets: $9.2 billion

Market value: $71.2 billion

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HDFC

India rank: 11

Global rank: 535

Sales: $6.6 billion

Profit: $1.2 billion

Assets: $43.5 billion

Market value: $23.2 billion

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Larsen & Toubro

India rank: 10

Global rank: 500

Sales: $13.5 billion

Profit: $1 billion

Assets: $26.7 billion

Market value: $19.8 billion

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Coal India

India rank: 9

Global rank: 428

Sales: $12.6 billion

Profit: $3.2 billion

Assets: $18.4 billion

Market value: $30.6 billion

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NTPC

India rank: 8

Global rank: 424

Sales: $12.3 billion

Profit: $2.3 billion

Assets: $35.5 billion

Market value: $16.8 billion

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HDFC Bank

India rank: 7

Global rank: 421

Sales: $7.9 billion

Profit: $1.3 billion

Assets: $75 billion

Market value: $29.6 billion

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India Oil

India rank: 6

Global rank: 416

Sales: $74.6 billion

Profit: $0.8 billion

Assets: $43.7 billion

Market value: $11.1 billion

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Tata Motors

India rank: 5

Global rank: 332

Sales: $34.5 billion

Profit: $1.8 billion

Assets: $32.4 billion

Market value: $19.9 billion

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Image: Ratan Tata speaks during the unveiling ceremony of Tata Motor's Aria at India's Auto Expo.
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ICICI Bank

India rank: 4

Global rank: 304

Sales: $13.3 billion

Profit: $1.8 billion

Assets: $124.2 billion

Market value: $23.7 billion

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Image: A woman walks past a ICICI Bank in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.
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Oil & Natural Gas

India rank: 3

Global rank: 176

Sales: $29.6 billion

Profit: $4.5 billion

Assets: $53.8 billion

Market value: $46.4 billion

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State Bank of India

India rank: 2

Global rank: 155

Sales: $37.1 billion

Profit: $3.3 billion

Assets: $376.8 billion

Market value: $23.6 billion

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Reliance Industries

India rank: 1

Global rank: 135

Sales: $72.8 billion

Profit: $3.8 billion

Assets: $67.2 billion

Market value: $50.9 billion


Image: Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani addresses shareholders during an annual general meeting in Mumbai.
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