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The Biggest Companies in the World, by Country

We often see lists of the biggest companies in the world, but what is the biggest company in every country around the world? The research team at Cloud Peak Law Group's Wyoming LLC Attorney analyzed data from Forbes’s The Global 2000 to determine the largest companies by market cap in each country. The Global 2000 list included the biggest publicly traded companies for 60 of the countries, and our team analyzed international stock market data from Simply Wall St to find the largest market cap companies in an additional 30 countries. The 90 countries and their big companies were then visualized with a map to easily show which industries dominate across the world’s biggest companies. Which industry do you expect to see a majority of the most valuable companies in the world fall under?

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What Is the Biggest Company in the World?

The biggest company in the world is Apple, with a market value of $2.64 trillion. Apple is a well-known technology company based in the United States, and in addition to being the most valuable company in the world, it is also the largest tech company by revenue and the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer.

Saudi Aramco, an oil company located in Saudi Arabia, is the second-largest company in the world and was the only other company on the list to even get close to Apple’s unbelievable market value. Saudi Aramco has a market value of $2.29 trillion, and it’s also one of the largest companies in the world by revenue. Saudi Aramco can also boast having the largest daily oil production of all oil companies in the world and the world’s second-largest crude oil reserves, 270 billion barrels.

The 10 Countries With the Biggest Companies by Market Value

  • United States: Apple, $2.64 trillion
  • Saudi Arabia: Saudi Aramco, $2.29 trillion
  • Taiwan: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., $494.6 billion
  • China: Tencent Holdings, $414.3 billion
  • South Korea: Samsung, $367.3 billion
  • Switzerland: Nestlé, $360 billion
  • France: LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, $346.8 billion
  • Canada: Home Depot, $310.1 billion
  • Denmark: Novo Nordisk, $252.9 billion
  • Netherlands: ASML Holding, $247.8 billion

Which Industry Has the Most Valuable Companies in the World?

The industry with the most valuable companies in the world is the banking industry, followed closely by the energy industry. Out of the 90 companies included in our comparison, 24 are banks and another 23 companies are in the energy sector. The food and beverage industry was the third most common industry, with eight of the largest companies by country.

What Is the Biggest Company in the United States?

Apple is the biggest company in the U.S., with a market value of $2.64 trillion. Technology companies proved to be the biggest companies in the U.S. by taking the top three spots. Microsoft trails Apple by half a trillion dollars, with a market value of $2.05 trillion, and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, takes the third spot with a market value of $1.58 trillion. All five of the largest companies in the U.S. were valued at more than a trillion dollars each.

The 5 Biggest Companies in the U.S. by Market Value

  1. Apple: $2.64 trillion
  2. Microsoft: $2.05 trillion
  3. Alphabet: $1.58 trillion
  4. Amazon: $1.47 trillion
  5. Tesla: $1.04 trillion

What Is the Biggest Company in Asia?

The biggest company in Asia is the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., a Taiwanese company with a market value of $494.6 billion, the third-biggest market value out of the 90 companies on our list. As the name implies, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is a technology company that manufactures and designs semiconductors as well as graphics cards and other computer hardware. Founded in 1987, it was the world’s first dedicated semiconductor foundry and has been leading the semiconductor field for many years.

What Is the Biggest Company in Europe?

The biggest company in Europe is Nestlé, a Swiss food and beverage company with a market value of $360.01 billion. Switzerland’s Nestlé ranked sixth in the largest companies by country, and it is also the largest publicly held food company in the world. Nestlé was formed in 1905 and in its early stages only produced condensed milk and infant formula; it has since expanded to include a wide range of food and beverage products.

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The Biggest Company in Every Country

CountryCompanyMarket Value as of November 2022 (in Billions USD)Industry
ArgentinaYPF$3.31Energy
AustraliaBHP Group$178.07Materials
AustriaVerbund$35.60Energy
BahrainAhli United Bank$11.43Banking
BangladeshGrameenphone$3.84Telecommunications
BelgiumAnheuser-Busch InBev$118.52Food and Beverage
BermudaArch Capital Group$17.86Insurance
BotswanaFirst National Bank of Botswana$0.64Banking
BrazilPetrobras$83.98Energy
BulgariaTchaikapharma High Quality Medicines$0.68Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
CanadaHome Depot$310.13Retail
Cayman IslandsNu Holdings$30.79IT Software and Services
ChileSQM$22.11Materials
ChinaTencent Holdings$414.28IT Software and Services
ColombiaEcopetrol$36.07Energy
Cote d'IvoireSociété Générale Côte d'Ivoire$0.52Banking
CroatiaINA-Industrija Nafte d.d.$4.65Energy
CyprusBank of Cyprus$0.64Banking
CzechiaCEZ Group$23.39Energy
DenmarkNovo Nordisk$252.91Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
EgyptCommercial International Bank$4.48Banking
EstoniaEnefit Green$1.10Energy
FinlandNordea Bank$40.26Banking
FranceLVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton$346.80Retail
GermanySAP$124.02IT Software and Services
GhanaStandard Chartered Bank Ghana$0.19Banking
GreeceEurobank Ergasias$4.28Banking
Hong KongChina Mobile$147.05Telecommunications
HungaryOTP Bank$8.49Banking
IcelandMarel HF$2.52Food and Beverage
IndiaReliance Industries$228.63Energy
IndonesiaBank Central Asia$67.62Banking
IrelandAccenture$196.86IT Software and Services
IsraelCheck Point Software$17.59IT Software and Services
ItalyEnel$65.84Energy
JamaicaSagicor Group Jamaica$1.27Insurance
JapanToyota Motor$237.73Automotive
JordanArab Bank Group$4.29Banking
KazakhstanKaspi.kz JSC$13.11Diversified Financials
KenyaSafaricom$8.21Telecommunications
KuwaitKuwait Finance House$29.56Banking
LatviaLatvijas Gaze$0.31Energy
LithuaniaAB Ignitis Grupe$1.30Energy
LuxembourgArcelorMittal$28.98Materials
MalawiNational Bank of Malawi$0.64Banking
MalaysiaMaybank$24.74Banking
MaltaMalta International Airport$0.79Transportation
MauritiusMCB Group$1.70Banking
MexicoAmérica Móvil$67.84Telecommunications
MoroccoAttijariwafa Bank$9.59Banking
NamibiaNamibia Breweries$0.54Food and Beverage
NetherlandsASML Holding$247.80Technology
New ZealandMeridian Energy$7.13Energy
NigeriaDangote Cement$11.68Materials
NorwayEquinor$117.87Energy
OmanBank Muscat SAOG$5.74Banking
PakistanOil and Gas Development Company Limited$1.39Energy
PalestinePalestine Telecommunications Company P.L.C. (Paltel)$0.14Telecommunications
PeruCredicorp$11.70Banking
PhilippinesSM Investments$20.01Retail
PolandPKO Bank Polski$10.90Banking
PortugalEDP-Energias de Portugal$19.63Energy
QatarQatar National Bank$59.09Banking
RomaniaOMV Petrom$5.66Energy
RussiaGazprom$63.56Energy
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Aramco$2,292.08Energy
SerbiaNaftna Industrija Srbije$0.92Energy
SingaporeDBS Group$63.03Banking
SlovakiaTatra banka$1.69Banking
SloveniaKrka$2.77Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
South AfricaNaspers$40.31Diversified Financials
South KoreaSamsung$367.26Technology
SpainIberdrola$70.26Energy
Sri LankaExpolanka Holdings$0.82Diversified Financials
SwedenInvestor AB$63.51Diversified Financials
SwitzerlandNestlé$360.01Food and Beverage
TaiwanTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.$494.60Technology
TanzaniaTanzania Breweries$1.35Food and Beverage
ThailandPTT$31.34Energy
Trinidad and TobagoRepublic Financial Holdings$3.22Banking
TunisiaSociété de Fabrication des Boissons de Tunisie$1.08Food and Beverage
TurkeyErdemir$8.04Materials
UgandaMTN Uganda$1.07Telecommunications
United Arab EmiratesInternational Holding Company$108.60Food and Beverage
United KingdomShell$211.10Energy
United StatesApple$2,640.32Technology
UruguayMercadoLibre$49.40IT Software and Services
VietnamJoint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam(Vietcombank)$16.94Banking
ZambiaCopperbelt Energy$0.40Energy
ZimbabweSimbisa Brands$0.36Food and Beverage

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