The magazine said its Global 2000 is a complete list of the largest and most powerful public companies in the world in terms of revenues, profits, assets and market value
China for the first time became the seat of the three largest public companies and five of the top 10, according to the Forbes Global 2000 list published today.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) remained in first place for the second consecutive year, followed by China Construction Bank and the Agricultural Bank of China.
The other two were the Bank of China, one of the "Big Four" Chinese banks, and PetroChina, which are located in ninth and tenth places respectively.
Chinese mainland and Hong Kong added 25 to the list in 2014, more than any other country, for a total of 207.
United States formed the other half of the top 10 sites, and retained his title with 564 listed companies. Japan after the United States started with 225 companies in total, despite losing 26 members this year.
The magazine said its Global 2000 is a complete list of the largest and most powerful public companies in the world in terms of revenues, profits, assets and market value.
The 2014 list commended companies in 62 countries, up from 46 made its inaugural ranking in 2003. Altogether, these companies achieved revenue of 38 billion dollars and profit of 3 billion U.S. dollars with a market value 44 billion U.S. dollars.
Traslation: Belén Zapata