47 Indian companies, led by corporate major, Reliance Industries and the country’s biggest banker, State Bank of India, have made it to the list of world’s biggest 2,000 companies by US magazine Forbes.
Four Indian companies, Hero Honda Motors, Sun Pharma, Indian Bank and Jindal Steel and Power Ltd are the new entrants to the list.
Mukesh Ambani-promoted RIL, State Bank of India, and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation are among the top 200 companies ranked 121st, 150th and 152nd, respectively, on the list.
Overall, the list is topped by industrial conglomerate General Electric, followed by Dutch oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell, Japan’s Toyota Motor, Exxon Mobil and UK’s BP in that order.
The rankings have been compiled on the basis of a composite score of sales, profit, assets and market capitalization.