Four Vietnamese firms named in Forbes Global 2000 list

Four Vietnamese firms have been named in Forbes's list of 2,000 largest listed firms in the world this year.

The Global 2000 list, an annual ranking of the world's biggest and most powerful public companies, includes Vietnam's largest private company Vingroup and three of the country's biggest banks: Vietcombank, BIDV and VietinBank.

The list ranks businesses based on their revenue, profits, assets and market value.

The companies that made it into the 17th annual Global 2000 are in 61 economies and account for more than 40 trillion USD in annual revenues.

US companies dominated the list with more than 570 companies, followed by China with more than 300 companies.

Source: VOV5