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57 Indian firms in Forbes Global 2000 list

As many as 57 Indian companies includ'ing Reliance Indus'tries, State Bank of India, and Oil & Natural Gas Corp figure in The Forbes Glob'al 2000 list of public com'panies based on their rank'ings for sales, profits, assets and market value.

Reliance with sales of $45.3 billion is ranked 121st in the list with three public State Bank of India Group (136, $29.1 billion), Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (172, $22.6 billion) and Indian Oil (243, $52.1 billion) taking the next three places among the Indian firms.
Other companies in In'dia's top ten were ICICI Bank (288, $13.2 billion), NTPC (348, $10.8 billion), Coal India (418, $10.4 bil'lion), Bharti Airtel (453, $9.3 billion), Larsen & Toubro (499, $9.8 billion) and Tata Motors (512, $20.2 billion).
JPMorgan Chase is in the top spot for the second con'secutive year as the world's largest company followed by HSBC, up six spots fuelled by a 121% growth in profits in the past fiscal year.
In total, the Global 2000 companies now account for $32 trillion in revenues, $2.4 trillion in profits, $138 tril'lion in assets, and $38 tril'lion in market value. These firms also employ 80 million people worldwide.
The Asia-Pacific region led The Global 2000 again this year with 701 compa'nies, including the most ad'ditions (11) to the list of the regions'Asia-Pacific, Eu'rope, Middle East & Africa-EMEA, the Americas and the US - with doubled prof'its, by far the biggest increase.
The biggest profit centre was China, as 121 compa'nies, including PetroChina, ICBC and Sinopec, re'turned an aggregate profit of $168 billion. Japan and South Korea also showed impressive gains in profits and assets.