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Rank Rank Company name Country Main business Sales
1998 1997       $ Millions % change
41 50 BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY AUSTRALIA Steel, mining, oil 18,352.6 10.5
42 46 BRIDGESTONE CORP. JAPAN Tires 17,942.0 10.9
43 47 SINOCHEM CHINA Chemicals trading 17,880.0 -0.7
44 51 MAZDA MOTOR CORP. JAPAN Cars, car parts 16,872.7 7.8
45 48 INDIAN OIL INDIA Oil refining 16,804.6 -3.0
46 42 IDEMITSU KOSAN JAPAN Oil refining, distribution 16,605.1 -2.3
47 55 TOYOTA TSUSHO JAPAN Auto-related trading 16,534.8 11.5
48 43 JAPAN ENERGY CORP. JAPAN Oil exploration & devt. 16,250.0 -2.4
49 40 KAJIMA CORP. JAPAN Construction 16,025.6 -7.7
50 52 NKK CORP. JAPAN Steel 15,987.8 3.0


Rank Company name Net Profit Assets Sales per
1998   $ Millions % change RANK $ Millions Rank $1 Assets
41 BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY -1096.8 976 27,592.8 34 0.67
42 BRIDGESTONE CORP. 323.7 -44.3 81 15,237.8 81 1.18
43 SINOCHEM 63.9 -10.6 323 5,800.0 244 3.08
44 MAZDA MOTOR CORP. -56.2 908 12,037.1 112 1.40
45 INDIAN OIL 472.0 21.1 57 9,030.3 162 1.86
46 IDEMITSU KOSAN 8.3 -71.1 671 15,101.0 84 1.10
47 TOYOTA TSUSHO 55.3 7.9 353 6,530.1 221 2.53
48 JAPAN ENERGY CORP. 157.4 157 13,572.1 98 1.20
49 KAJIMA CORP. -62.8 911 22,186.4 44 0.72
50 NKK CORP. 118.0 -14.5 202 24,497.0 39 0.65
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Rank Company name Equity Employees Profit per Market
1998   $ Millions Rank Number Rank Employee Cap. $m.
41 BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY 9,233.6 27 55,000 43 16,586.5
42 BRIDGESTONE CORP. 5,656.2 57 96,204 21 3,364 18,906.0
43 SINOCHEM 987.0 395 6,452 384 9,907
44 MAZDA MOTOR CORP. 2,798.4 144 23,873 129 5,171.2
45 INDIAN OIL 2,935.5 136 33,832 81 13,952 3,604.3
46 IDEMITSU KOSAN 654.0 521 4,592 489 1,809
47 TOYOTA TSUSHO 1,139.3 352 4,683 476 11,800 728.4
48 JAPAN ENERGY CORP. 853.9 436 14,835 204 10,613 1,193.9
49 KAJIMA CORP. 3,028.7 133 18,282 174 2,911.6
50 NKK CORP. 3,843.8 106 15,613 197 7,558 2,190.7
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Rank Company name Profit as % of Notes Key
1998   Sales Assets Equity  
41 BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY 5 L
42 BRIDGESTONE CORP. 1.8 2.1 5.7 12 L
43 SINOCHEM 0.4 1.1 6.5 12 U S
44 MAZDA MOTOR CORP. 3 L
45 INDIAN OIL 2.8 5.2 16.1 3 L S
46 IDEMITSU KOSAN 0.1 0.1 1.3 3 U a
47 TOYOTA TSUSHO 0.3 0.8 4.9 3 L
48 JAPAN ENERGY CORP. 1.0 1.2 18.4 3 L
49 KAJIMA CORP. 3 L
50 NKK CORP. 0.7 0.5 3.1 3 L
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