As the first economy in the region, Brazil is the country with the largest number of corporate giants in Latin America, but not just the one.
Among the top 10 companies in the region, there are also those who come Mexico to Colombia, according to the 2000 Global Site prepared by the Forbes magazine, which includes the largest 2,000 companies in the world.
How do they decide who's the biggest?
A group of analysts qualify for companies – which are traded publicly – taking into account four factors: sales, profits, assets and market value.
Following these criteria, Global 2000 analyzes companies from 60 countries.
For the first time since 2015, China and United States The top ten are dealt with.
But the US still dominates the number of corporations included in the site, with 30% of the total.
The first place on the list is occupied by the ICBC bank of China, followed by China Construction Bank and US JPMorgan Chase.
At the Latin American level, here are the 10 largest companies: Itaú Unibanco Holding, Bradesco, Vale, Banco do Brasil, Petrobras, Ecopetrol, América Móvil, Femsa, GF Norte a Grupo México.
1. Itaú Unibanco Daliad
Sales: US $ 62,300 million
Earnings: US $ 7,500 million
Assets: US $ 437,600 million
Market value: US $ 87,000 million
After joining with Unibanco, Itaú became a banking name.
With headquarters in Sao Paulo, he employs 99,300 people and his executive director is Candido Bracher.
Banco Itaú became one of the largest financial conglomerates in South Hemisphere when Unibanco won in 2008.
It offers services to individuals and corporate clients. Rede owns one of the largest payment systems in Brazil.
2. Bradesco Bank
Sales: US $ 76,500 million
Earnings: US $ 4,700 million
Assets: US $ 370,600 million
Market value: US $ 61,300 million
This is the second largest bank in Latin America at market value.
With 98,800 employees, Bradesco operates in the financial market through two parts: banking services and insurance business, pension and bonus capital.
This is the second largest bank in Latin America at market value.
His executive director, Octávio de Lazari, announced that he will increase the level of loans at least 10% next year, in terms of expectations that the new government will promote favorable market and market policies.
Sales: US $ 34,100 million
Earnings: US $ 4,600 million
Assets: US $ 94,400 million
Market value: US $ 77,400 million
Valet is the largest producer of iron ore in the world.
The Vale company is one of the largest mining companies in the world – with operations in 30 countries – and the largest producer of iron ore.
At Headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, he employs 69,300 people and his executive director is Schvartsman's Diet.
In 2015, his alleged responsibility was made in the social-environmental disaster caused by the breakdown of a waste of mineral waste waste in the Minas Gerais state.
4 Banco do Brasil
Sales: US $ 55,000 million
Earnings: US $ 3,400 million
Assets: US $ 412,800 million
Market value: US $ 27,800 million
Y Banco do Brasil S.A. There is a mixed financial institution.
Y Banco do Brasil S.A. There is a mixed financial institution, where the federal government is a majority shareholder.
His shares are traded on Sao Paulo Stock Exchange. His executive director is Paulo Caffarelli and the number of employees reaches 100. 622 people.
Former president Banco do Brasil and Petrobras, Aldemir Bendine, owned the state sentenced to 11 years in prison for pollution offenses and money laundering.
Sales: US $ 90,000 million
Earnings: US $ 642 million
Assets: US $ 248,000 million
Market value: US $ 92,600 million
Petrobras who belonged to the state was at the heart of the scandal over the bribes of the Odebrecht construction company.
One of the largest oil companies in the world, Brazil Petrobras, is a company that belongs to the state.
Petrobras was founded in 1953 and for decades it became a pride in the country, until a large corruption plot for bribery was paid by the Odebrecht construction company for public contracts.
Aldemir Bendine, who presided over Petrobras between 2015 and 2016, was condemned for her participation in a scandal epicenter in Brazil, but which spread to many Latin American countries.
Sales: US $ 19,400 million
Earnings: US $ 2,800 million
Assets: US $ 42,500 million
Market value: US $ 45,700 million
Ecopatrol is one of the leading oil companies in Latin America.
The columns of the oil and gas sector, which employs 8,800 people. His headquarters in Bogotá and his executive director are Felipe Pardo.
The company operates in three commercial areas: inspection and production; refining to iron ore; transport and logistics services.
One of the leading Latin American oil companies, established as a state public company, has contacted the Ministry of Mines and Energy.
7. America Mobile
Sales: US $ 54,600 million
Earnings: US $ 624 million
Assets: US $ 78,700 million
Market value: US $ 57,800 million
Mobile America is known in Mexico for Telcel's telephone brand.
Mexican company in the telecommunications sector, especially telephony and pay television. She has more than 190,000 employees and an executive director is Daniel Aboumrad.
In Mexico he is known for his Telcel brand.
In the region, he is currently in Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Periw, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, and Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico . He has also developed business in the United States.
Sales: US $ 25,200 million
Earnings: US $ 2,100 million
Assets: US $ 31,300 million
Market value: US $ 31,200 million
One of FEMSA's leading businesses in Mexico is selling Coca-Cola.
Fomento Económico Mexicano has 295,000 employees and has its headquarters in Monterrey, Mexico. His acting director is Miguel Silva.
It's mainly engaged in producing, distributing and marketing drinks. Selling large Coca Cola brands, including soft drinks, water, juice, coffee, milk and other products.
The company also operates an OXXO shop chain in Mexico and other retail businesses.
Femsa also offers logistics and vehicle maintenance services. They sell fridges for drinks and food industry companies.
He has operations in Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama and Philippines.
Sales: US $ 9,100 million
Earnings: US $ 1,400 million
Assets: US $ 76,200 million
Market value: US $ 16,100 million
Banorte's financial group has a market value of around US $ 16,100 million.
Grupo Financiero Banorte SAB de CV operates in the banking sector. Its services include commercial banking, life insurance and damage and control of a pension fund.
It also manages the financial resources of individuals and corporations through Banco Ixe Casa de Bolsa and Banco Ixe Fund Operator.
His headquarters are in Monterrey. He employs almost 30,000 people.
10. Mexico Group
Sales: US $ 10,200 million
Earnings: US $ 1,700 million
Assets: US $ 26,700 million
Market value: US $ 22,600 million
Grupo México is a huge amount of excavation.
A mining company has located in the Mexican City that employs more than 30,000 people.
Grupo México is developing commercial activities in the mining, exploration, use of metallurgical metallurgy and metallurgical metallurgy applications. Provides transport services to the rail sector and develops infrastructure projects.
It has oil drilling, plant-building and power generation services in the construction sector as a whole. (I)