Russian companies drop down Forbes rankings as Chinese banks take top four slots

Nearly all the Russian firms listed in the  2015  Forbes rankings of the world’s top 2,000 companies have dropped down several places from last  year, reflecting the country’s steep economic downturn. Chinese banks,  in contrast – ICBC, the China Construction Bank, the Agricultural Bank of China and  the Bank  of China – occupy the top four places.
119 Chinese companies make it into the top 2,000 this year compared to 27 Russian ones. The only  other Central  Asia company to  feature is Kazakhstan’s Halyk Bank in 1608th place. The ranking also include  9 Turkish companies, led by Garanti Bank (449th).  The full list of featured Russian companies is as follows:

  • 27th      Gazprom
  • 59th      Rosneft
  • 109th     Lukoil
  • 124th     Sberbank
  • 209th   Surgutneftgas 
  • 555th     Transneft
  • 576th     Norilsk Nickel
  • 615th     VTB Bank
  • 701st     Magnit
  • 710th     Novatek
  • 748th     IDGC Holding
  • 1016th   Novolipetsk Steel
  • 1033rd   MegaFon
  • 1198th   Sistema
  • 1202nd   RusHydro 
  • 1255th    UC Rusal
  • 1327th    Rostelecom
  • 1530th   Severstal
  • 1584th   X5 Group
  • 1595th    Moscow Exchange
  • 1618th   United Aircraft Corporation
  • 1667th   Nomos Bank 
  • 1918th   Mechel
  • 1927th Group
  • 1995th Alrosa