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Glencore

  • Previous Rank16
  • Revenues ($M)$205,476
  • Revenue Percent Change18.2%
  • Profits ($M)$5,777.00
  • Profits Percent Change318.9%
  • Assets ($M)$135,593.00
  • Employees82,681

Glencore, an Anglo-Swiss mining company that extracts raw materials for everything from smartphones to sugar, has gotten a lift in the past year from rising commodity prices, helping revenues rise 18% and lifting the firm two spots on the Global 500. But in the wake of squabbles with the Congo government over higher royalties for its African copper and cobalt mines, sentiment around the company has soured. And recently other dark clouds have emerged: Glencore has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Department of Justice over its compliance with American anti-bribery and anti-money laundering laws abroad for its work in countries like Nigeria and Venezuela.

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Company Information

CEO
Ivan Glasenberg
Sector
Energy
Industry
Mining, Crude-Oil Production
HQ Location
Baar, Switzerland
Websitehttp://www.glencore.com
Years on Global 500 List8
Employees82,681
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards., Company is incorporated in Jersey. Executive offices are in Switzerland.

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$205,47618.2%
Profits ($M)$5,777.00318.9%
Assets ($M)$135,593.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$49,755.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.8%
Profits as % of Assets4.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity11.6%