Friday, November 14, 2008

The World's Top Businessmen

Friday and released Fortune Global 500 list of 500 companies in the world to record profits and sales higher during the year 2006. The list is made by the business magazine Fortune is very prestigious because of the influx of a company in this list characterize the company is very rich, healthy and have a high enough profit. Impact the company's shares will be the main destination of international investors. Its not wonder if all the company's many world-crowd want to enter this list, including Indonesia.

Based on the release from CNN Money, the total income from companies in the Fortune 500 list can be reached U.S. $ 21 trillion, which means that half of the income GDP countries in the world.

Here is a list of the top 10 companies in the Fortune 500 list:

1. Wal-Mart (U.S.)
2. Exxon Mobil (U.S.)
3. Royal Dutch Shell (Netherlands)
4. BP (UK)
5. General Motors (U.S.)
6. Toyota Motor (Japan)
7. Chevron (U.S.)
8. Daimler AG (Germany)
9. ConocoPhillips (U.S.)
10. Total (France)

In the business sector, from 10 major world ranking this appears to still dominated by fuel oil producers and car manufacturers (oil consumers). Meanwhile, in terms of country, it appears that the domination of U.S. and European countries are very strong. To the list can be seen here.

Companies in Asia in the list is still dominated by Japanese companies, China and South Korea. Asian countries other in the list are India, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, countries in Southeast Asia, which is included in the list of Malaysia (Petronas), Thailand (PTT) and Singapore (Flextronics International). None of the company in the list.