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Surprise! No Nigerian Company Listed in the World’s Top 500 Companies

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Fortune Global 500 list which measures the biggest companies in the world by revenue, profit and staff strength, was released on Wednesday and featured many countries operating in Nigeria including Shell, Chevron, Eni, P&G, but no indigenous Nigerian company were seen on the list.

On revealing the list, Fortune.com said; “Companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years ended on or before March 31, 2016.

“All companies on the list must publish financial data and report part or all of their figures to a government agency. Figures are as reported, and comparisons are with the prior year’s figures as originally reported for that year. Fortune does not restate the prior year’s figures for changes in accounting.”

Below are Top 100 Companies in the world (Revenue in Million Dollars).

1 Walmart $482,130
2 State Grid $329,601
3 China National Petroleum $299,271
4 Sinopec Group $294,344
5 Royal Dutch Shell $272,156
6 Exxon Mobil $246,204
7 Volkswagen $236,600
8 Toyota Motor $236,592
9 Apple $233,715
10 BP $225,982
11 Berkshire Hathaway $210,821
12 McKesson $192,487
13 Samsung Electronics $177,440
14 Glencore $170,497
15 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China $167,227
16 Daimler $165,800
17 United Health Group $157,107
18 CVS Health $153,290
19 EXOR Group $152,591
20 General Motors $152,356
21 Ford Motor $149,558
22 China Construction Bank $147,910
23 AT&T $146,801
24 Total $143,421
25 Hon Hai Precision Industry $141,213
26 General Electric $140,389
27 China State Construction Engineering $140,159
28 AmerisourceBergen $135,962
29 Agricultural Bank of China $133,419
30 Verizon $131,620
31 Chevron $131,118
32 E.ON $129,277
33 AXA $129,250
34 Allianz $122,948
35 Bank of China $122,337
36 Honda Motor $121,624
37 Japan Post Holdings $118,762
38 Costco $116,199
39 BNP Paribas $111,531
40 Fannie Mae $110,359
41 Ping An Insurance $110,308
42 Kroger $109,830
43 Société Générale $107,736
44 Amazon.com $107,006
45 China Mobile Communications $106,761
46 SAIC Motor $106,684
47 Walgreens $103,444
48 HP $103,355
49 Assicurazioni Generali $102,567
50 Cardinal Health $102,531
51 BMW $102,248
52 Express Scripts Holding $101,752
53 Nissan Motor $101,536
54 China Life Insurance $101,274
55 J.P. Morgan Chase $101,006
56 Gazprom $99,464
57 China Railway Engineering $99,435
58 Petrobras $97,314
59 Trafigura Group $97,237
60 Nippon Telegraph & Telephone $96,134
61 Boeing $96,114
62 China Railway Construction $95,652
63 Microsoft $93,580
64 Bank of America Corp. $93,056
65 ENI $92,985
66 Nestlé $92,285
67 Wells Fargo $90,033
68 HSBC Holdings $89,061
69 Home Depot $88,519
70 Citigroup $88,275
71 Siemens $87,660
72 Tesco $87,633
73 Carrefour $87,474
74 Phillips 66$87,169
75 Banco Santander $84,885
76 Lukoil $84,677
77 Crédit Agricole $84,099
78 Enel $83,926
79 Hitachi $83,584
80 Électricité de France $83,202
81 Dongfeng Motor Group $82,817
82 IBM $82,461
83 Valero Energy $81,824
84 Hyundai Motor $81,320
85 Anthem $79,157
86 Procter & Gamble $78,756
87 Robert Bosch $78,323
88 BASF $78,147
89 Engie $77,520
90 Deutsche Telekom $76,793
91 China Resources National $76,574
92 SoftBank Group $76,469
93 State Farm Insurance Cos. $75,697
94 Alphabet $74,989
95 China Southern Power Grid $74,697
96 Comcast $74,510
97 Target $73,785
98 Pemex $73,514
99 Pacific Construction Group $73,047
100 Airbus Group $71,493

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