Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries leads the club of 54 Indian companies in Forbes’ annual listing of the 2000 largest, most powerful companies. Reliance is followed by State Bank of India, ranked 155 with a $23.6-billion (Re. 1, 44, 000 Crore) market value.
The Forbes ‘Global 2000’ is a listing of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies in revenues, profits, assets and market value. The top three slots go to Chinese companies. The US maintains its dominant position, with 564 US companies among the Top 2000, followed by Japan with 225 companies. India is home to 54 companies, which are part of the Top 2000 club
Some other Indian cos. that have managed to enter the list are ONGC, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors, Indian Oil, HDFC Bank, Coal India, TCS, Bharti Airtel and Infosys.
Put together, the 2000 companies on the list earn revenues of $38 trillion (Re. 228, 000, 000 Crore), make profits of $3 trillion (Re. 18, 000, 000 Crore), own assets worth $161 trillion (966, 000, 000 Crore) and enjoy a market value of $44 trillion (Re. 264, 000, 000 Crore).