Out of all the industries across the globe, which top five companies are really bringing in the big bucks and how many of them are U.S.-based?
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Walmart, the American multinational retail chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores. There are currently around 11,501 Walmart stores worldwide and they employ 2.2 million associates.
This year to date, the retail giant reported fiscal year revenues of $524 billion.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec") is China's leading state-owned energy and chemical enterprise. Established in Beijing in 1998, it is also listed in Hong Kong and also trades in Shanghai and New York.
China National Petroleum
The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is one of the world's largest oil companies, with headquarters in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China. CNPC is the state-owned parent company of China’s second-largest oil producer, PetroChina.
Royal Dutch Shell
Shell's 2019 annual report listed its revenue for the fiscal year as $344.8 million.
State Grid Corporation of China (also known as SGCC), most commonly called State Grid, is a state-owned electric utility company established in 2002. State Grid is the world's largest utility company, serving areas such as China, Philippines, Australia, Brazil, Italy, Portugal and Greece.