MOSCOW, November 28. /TASS/. French supermarket retailer Auchan has once again topped the list of the largest foreign companies in Russia by Forbes. Its revenue totaled 356.1 bln rubles ($5.3 bln) in 2017.
According to Forbes, the list consists of companies that are more than 50% owned by foreigners, and are ranked in the order of their total revenue from last year.
The final revenue figure included all of the foreign company’s assets in Russia, Forbes said in a statement.
Japan Tobacco International came in second (289.2 bln rubles, or $4.3 bln), trailed by Philip Morris International (276.2 bln rubles, or $4.1 bln).
A Russian branch of carmaker Toyota Motor ranks fourth in the Forbes list with its 2017 revenue of 272 bln rubles ($4.04 bln). Volkswagen Group Rus came in fifth, its revenue totaled 237.6 bln rubles ($3.53 bln) last year.
Others also making it to the top ten are retailer Metro (Metro Cash & Carry Russia). It came in second in Forbes’ previous list, but now ranks sixth with revenues totaling 231.6 bln rubles ($3.43 bln), trailed by Leroy Merlin Vostok (226.7 bln rubles, or $3.36 bln), British American Tobacco (201 bln rubles, or $2.98 bln), PepsiCo (189.4 bln rubles, or $2.81 bln), and the Russian branch of furniture retailer Ikea (173.2 bln rubles, or $2.57 bln).
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