A lot of people start up their businesses, hoping to be the best at what they offer, but very few make it to the top of the list, holding a place at the center of the world’s financial sphere. These companies have distributed their services and goods in every country all over the world.
Below is a list of the top richest companies in the world;
1. Royal Dutch Shell $272 billion
There’s no doubts that this company, popularly known simply as “Shell” is known around the world. It ranked number five of the largest companies in 2020. The company was founded in 1970, and had a revenue of $272 billion when last ranked.
2. Volkswagen $230 billion
Established in 1837, Volkswagen is known worldwide as they sell their cars in the entire world. They make a lot of different vehicles from cars, to buses and trucks. Volkswagen is now the largest auto manufacturer. The current CEO of the company is Mathias Muller, and it has a total revenue of above $230 billion over the last financial year.
3. Toyota Motor $237 billion
It was founded in 1937 in Japan. This company has its own vehicles design and parts, and was the largest manufacturer for automotive until 2012. It has made a loss of 4.5% in the last financial year and made a revenue of $237 billion.
4. Apple Inc $233 billion
It was founded in 1976 by Steve jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. It has 478 stores in 17 countries worldwide, and had a revenue of $233 billion in the last financial year.
5. Bp plc $226 billion
It was founded in 2001, and is a public multinational company. It has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. The company extends it operations to over 70 countries worldwide, and had a revenue of $226 billion in the last financial year.
There you have it. The top 5 richest companies worldwide. We hope in the nearest future, an African country will climb the list to sit atop in the top 5 spot also.
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