PwC: TOP 100 most valuable companies in the world

WORLD – Despite COVID-19, the global capital market is recovering strongly. The 100 largest companies in the world were worth a record $ 31.7 trillion on March 31, 2021, up 48% from last year, according to the latest PwC data.

PwC ranked the TOP 100 largest companies in the world, whose value is expressed in US dollars. The 10 biggest ones are published below.

Within the ranking, there was a big difference in the value of companies. Apple was worth over $ 2 trillion, or 16 times more than Anheuser-Busch (AB InBev), which ranked 100th with a value of $ 128 billion.

A total of 59 companies are headquartered in the United States, accounting for 65% of the total market capitalization of the top 100. China and its regions were the second most common location of company headquarters, with 14 companies on the list.

The biggest changes on the list were noticed by two companies. Tesla’s market capitalization increased by about 565%. Also, the food delivery platform Meituan and PayPal have benefited from the growing popularity of e-commerce, as their market capitalizations have increased by 221% and 151%, respectively.

At the other end of the scale, the Swiss companies Nestle, Novartis and Roche Holding were among the companies that recorded the lowest growth. China Mobile is the only company to fall with a change of -12%.

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