The Forbes magazine has recently released its 2008 Ranking of Top 2000 World's Biggest Companies.
Once more, BNP Paribas has been recognized as one of the largest banking groups worldwide. It has grown steadily, moving up to the 13th largest company in the world (14th a year ago), and ranking 1st bank in the Euro Zone. It has also moved up to 5th in the banking sector worldwide (6th in 2007) and 2nd in terms of assets.
The Forbes global 2000 are companies with the top composite scores based on their rankings for sales, profits, assets and market value.