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World's biggest revenue-generating companies

Last updated on: May 15, 2012 11:26 IST

Image: Let's take a look at some of the biggest manufacturing companies in the globe.
Photographs: Gary Cameron/Reuters

Manufacturing is one of the most important pillars of the world economy. So, let's take a look at some of the biggest manufacturing companies in the globe.

NOTE: Courtesy, Industry Week

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Country: The United States

Industry: Petroleum and Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $3,72,544 millions

Global rank: 1

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Photographs: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Royal Dutch Shell

Country: The Netherlands

Industry: Petroleum and Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $3,72,199 millions

Global rank: 2

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Photographs: Siu Chiu/Reuters

BP

Country: The United Kingdom

Industry: Petroleum and Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $3,02,545 millions

Global rank: 3

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp

Country: China

Industry: Petroleum and Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $2,90,039 millions

Global rank: 4

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World's biggest revenue-generating companies


Photographs: Valentin Flauraud/Reuters

Toyota Motor Corp

Country: Japan

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $2,33,099 millions

Global rank: 5

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Photographs: Stringer/Reuters

PetroChina Co. Ltd

Country: China

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $2,22,157 millions

Global rank: 6

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Photographs: Fred Prouser/Reuters

Chevron Corp

Country: The United States

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $1,99,291 millions

Global rank: 7

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Image: One of four megaloads of refinery equipment is prepared to be transported at the Port of Lewiston in Idaho.
Photographs: Jeff Green/Reuters

ConocoPhillips

Country: The United States

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $1,95,522 millions

Global rank: 8

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Photographs: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Total

Country: France

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $1,87,903 millions

Global rank: 9

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Image: Volkswagen cars are pictured in a delivery tower at the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Photographs: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Volkswagen

Country: Germany

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $1,69,710 millions

Global rank: 10

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Photographs: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

General Electric

Country: The United States

Industry: Electrical Equipment & Appliances

Revenue (2011): $1,50,211 millions

Global rank: 11

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Photographs: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Samsung Electronics

Country: South Korea

Industry: Computers & Other Electronic Products

Revenue (2011): $1,39,169 millions

Global rank: 12

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Photographs: Handout/Reuters

General Motors

Country: South Korea

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $1,35,592 millions

Global rank: 13

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World's biggest revenue-generating companies


Photographs: Giampiero Sposito/Reuters

ENI

Country: Italy

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $1,33,064 millions

Global rank: 14

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World's biggest revenue-generating companies


Photographs: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Daimler

Country: Germany

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $1,30,766 millions

Global rank: 15

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Photographs: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Ford

Country: The United States

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $1,28,954 millions

Global rank: 16

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World's biggest revenue-generating companies


Photographs: Thierry Roge/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard

Country: The United States

Industry: Computers & Other Electronic Products

Revenue (2011): $1,26,033 millions

Global rank: 17

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Image: A reporter arrives for the annual news conference of the German E.ON Energie in Munich.
Photographs: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

E.ON

Country: Germany

Industry: Miscellaneous

Revenue (2011): $1,24,215 millions

Global rank: 18

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Photographs: Bruno Domingos/Reuters

Petroleo Brasileiro SA-Petrobras

Country: Brazil

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $1,20,052 millions

Global rank: 19

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Photographs: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Gazprom

Country: Russia

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $1,17,828 millions

Global rank: 20

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Photographs: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Nestle

Country: Switzerland

Industry: Food

Revenue (2011): $1,17,463 millions

Global rank: 21

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Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters

Hitachi

Country: Japan

Industry: Computers & Other Electronic Products

Revenue (2011): $1,10,314 millions

Global rank: 22

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Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters

Honda Motor Co Ltd

Country: Japan

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $1,05,525 millions

Global rank: 23

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Photographs: Joshua Lott/Reuters

Lukoil Oil

Country: Russia

Industry: Petroleum & Coal Products

Revenue (2011): $1,04,956 millions

Global rank: 24

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World's biggest revenue-generating companies


Photographs: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters

Hon Hai Precision Industry

Country: Taiwan

Industry: Computers & Other Electronic Products

Revenue (2011): $1,028,06 millions

Global rank: 25

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World's biggest revenue-generating companies


Photographs: Michael Dalder/Reuters

Siemens

Country: Germany

Industry: Computers & Other Electronic Products

Revenue (2011): $1,02,211 millions

Global rank: 26

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Photographs: Lee Jae Won/Reuters

Hyundai Motor Co Ltd

Country: South Korea

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $1,01,332 millions

Global rank: 27

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Photographs: Toru Hanai/Reuters

IBM Corp

Country: The United States

Industry: Computers & Other Electronic Products

Revenue (2011): $99,871 millions

Global rank: 28

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World's biggest revenue-generating companies


Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters

Nissan Motor Co Ltd

Country: Japan

Industry: Motor Vehicles

Revenue (2011): $92,463 millions

Global rank: 29

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Photographs: Toru Hanai/Reuters

Panasonic

Country: Japan

Industry: Computers & Other Electronic Products

Revenue (2011): $91,242 millions

Global rank: 30

Tags: Japan