It was great to see new Global 2000 list for the Year 2015. Lot of changes happened, again China and the USA are ruling the economic market. China Banking market is taking top four spot compare to three last year 2014. Berkshire Hathaway is maintaining its 5th position. Total number of companies in the USA has increased from the 563 to 577. Global 2000 Company ranking are published by Forbes Magazine every year and it uses sales, profit, assets and market value to assess the position of companies.

For 2015 China total number of companies has increased from 207 to 232 with 12 percentage of increase and Japan went from 226 to 219 with 3 percentage decrease. Japan has lost its 2nd position to China. 4 companies were added up for the United Kingdom, went up from 91 to 95. France saw changes, was 66 last year and came down to 61. It lost it,s 5th position to South Korea.

The table showing the percentage change:

Country

Company (2014)

Company
(2015)

Percentage
Changed

United States

563

577

2%

Japan

226

219

-3%

China

207

232

12%

United Kingdom

91

95

4%

France

66

61

-8%

South Korea

61

66

8%

This year 61 countries were on the Global 2000 list. Cayman Islands, Mauritius and Togo could not fine their spot this year but Argentina and Cyprus were the new name. This year total sales is 38.97 trillion, profit is 2.9 trillion, market value is 48.07 trillion and assets value is  162.24 trillion.

Top Five Company.

The USA had 49 percentage out of 1189 companies (top 5 total) and 29 percentage out of 2001 companies this year. China has taken 2nd position with 20 percentage out of 1189 companies (top 5 total) and 12 percentage out of 2001 companies.

Country

Company

Sales (Billion)

Profits (Billion)

Assets (Billion)

Market Value (Billion)

United States

577

11981.03

1027.731

19929.788

38618.23

China

232

4569.939

472.9

6039.056

25217.443

Japan

219

4333.907

204.259

3175.471

14882

United Kingdom

95

2223.254

180.269

2490.6

14248.5

South Korea

66

1466.4

62.134

764.937

3425

Total

1189

24574.53

1947.293

32399.852

96391.173

Country

Company

Out of 1189

Out of 2001

United States

577

49%

29%

China

232

20%

12%

Japan

219

18%

11%

United Kingdom

95

8%

5%

South Korea

66

6%

3%

Total

1189

100%

59%

Total Global 2000 Companies 2015

2001

 

 

Top Five Country Charts

Top five country total company make 59 percentage of the Global 2000. The remaining 56 countries make 41 percentage. The Global 2000 for the year 2015 total countries were 61.

Top Five Country vs Rest of the Country

Company by the Continent.

Asia top the position with 794 companies and then the North America with 638 companies. Asia took 40 percentage , North America took 32 percentage and Europe have 22 percentage. See below table about the Total Sales, Profit, Assets and Market Value.

Continent

Company

Sales (Billion)

Profits (Billion)

Assets (Billion)

Market Value (Billion)

Asia

794

13346.061

55243.44

1016.883

13549.427

North America

638

12835.446

44368.26

1109.178

21129.388

Europe

451

11063.383

54868.71

644.619

11293.892

South America

63

1063.718

3331.248

54.821

890.251

Oceania

34

529.227

3796.8

65.566

896.2

Africa

21

133.802

637.3

19.829

315

Total

2001

38971.637

162245.8

2910.896

48074.158

Company by the Continent. Charts

Map Section:

Thematic Map of the Forbes Global 2000 Company for the Year 2015

Thematic Map of the Forbes Global 2000 Companies for the Year 2014

Point and Chart Map of the Forbes Global 2000 Company for the Year 2015

Point and Chart Map of the Forbes Global 2000 Companies for the Year 2015

Dot Density Map of the Forbes Global 2000 Company for the Year 2015

Dot Density Map of the Forbes Global 2000 Companies for the Year 2015

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List of Global 2000 for 2015
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