ICBC Tops Forbes List of World’s 2000 Leading Public Companies for Ninth Consecutive Year


China biggest bank in terms of assets has once again topped the Forbes Global 2000 list of the world’s leading public companies.

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) took the top spot on the 2021 edition of the Forbes Global 2000 list, marking the ninth consecutive year that it’s occupied pole position.

The top ten included a total of four Chinese financial institutions, including China Construction Bank (4th place), Ping An Insurance Group (6th place) and Agricultural Bank of China (9th place) in addition to ICBC.

Top Ten Companies on the 2021 Forbes Global 2000 List

  1. ICBC
  2. JPMorgan Chase
  3. Berkshire Hathaway
  4. China Construction Bank
  5. Saudi Aramco
  6. Apple
  7. Bank of America
  8. Ping An Insurance Group
  9. Agricultural Bank of China
  10. Amazon