Germany's Largest Companies

flags of Germany and EU
from Fortune's Global 500 list

Here is the list of the biggest companies of Germany in 2022:

RankCompanyFortune Global 500 RankRevenue ($M)Headquarters
1 Volkswagen 8 295820 Wolfsburg
2 Mercedes-Benz Group 38 158306 Stuttgart
3 Allianz 47 144517 Munich
4 BMW Group 59 131522 Munich
5 Deutsche Telekom 62 128631 Bonn
6 Deutsche Post DHL Group 99 96652 Bonn
7 Bosch Group 108 93106 Gerlingen
8 BASF 109 92929 Ludwigshafen
9 E.ON 112 91463 Essen
10 Munich Re Group 133 83052 Munich
11 Siemens 159 75516 Munich
12 Deutsche Bahn 230 55658 Berlin
13 Talanx 244 53420 Hanover
14 Bayer 254 52118 Leverkusen
15 Edeka Zentrale 256 51950 Hamburg
16 ZF Friedrichshafen 310 45299 Friedrichshafen
17 Continental 312 45163 Hanover
18 Fresenius 316 44361 Bad Homburg
19 DZ Bank 337 41005 Frankfurt
20 ThyssenKrupp 344 40648 Essen
21 Energie Baden-Wurttemberg 368 38010 Karlsruhe
22 Phoenix Pharma 394 36107 Mannheim
23 Heraeus Holding 408 34886 Hanau
24 Siemens Energy 423 34036 Munich
25 SAP 433 32919 Walldorf
26 Metro 482 29594 Dusseldorf
27 RWE 495 28998 Essen

Why is Germany such an Industrial Leader

Germany is the largest economy in Europe and the fourth largest in the world. The country is a leading exporter of machinery, vehicles, chemicals and other manufactured goods. It is also home to some of the world’s biggest companies, including Volkswagen, Siemens and Bayer.

The German economy is highly diversified, with strong sectors in engineering, manufacturing and services. The country has a well-educated workforce and a high level of research and development spending. This makes Germany an attractive place for international businesses to invest.

GDP growth in Germany has been strong in recent years, averaging around 2% per year. This has helped to create jobs and reduce unemployment. The government is committed to maintaining this growth through investment in infrastructure and education.

Germany is a major player on the global stage, both economically and politically. The country is a leading member of the European Union and NATO. It also plays an important role in international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Trade Organization.

Source: Fortune

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