The world is a business, they say, and the most successful businesses in the world are not only generating tremendous profits but are also providing hundreds of thousands of jobs at the same time. While many of the world’s most profitable companies aren’t necessarily big employers of personnel, the following companies are some of the biggest employers on the planet. Without further ado, here are the 10 largest and at the same time highly profitable companies in the world today.
Petro China was founded in 1988 and specializes in the production, exploration, distribution and sale of crude oil and natural gas. The firm is also heavily involved in the oil refining industry. The market value of Petro China stands currently at 201.97 billion dollars, while its sales stand at 328.54 billion dollars. The company is also one of the biggest employers in the world with 544,083 people working for it.