Top 10 companies in the world 2013
Updated: 2013-07-12 11:10
Netherlands-based Royal Dutch Shell topped this year's Fortune 500 with revenues over $481.7 billion in 2012.
Shell was followed by Wal-Mart and Exxon Mobil, both American corporations, according to the list for 2013 released on July 8.
The Fortune Global 500 list this year included companies with a minimum revenue of $23.2 billion, 1.2 million more than the 2012 figure. Combined, the companies' revenues totaled $30,30 trillion, 2.77 percent more than last year's revenues. Total profits, however, were down by about $100 billion.
The Fortune Global 500 ranks the world's companies by revenue.