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World's 12 largest manufacturing corporations ranked by assets in 1972
Rank | Company | Assets ($000) | Sales ($000) | Rank |
1* | Exxon |21,558,257 | 20,309,753 | 2 |
2* | Royal Dutch/Shell | 20,066,802 | 14,060,307 | 4 |
3 | General Motors | 18,273,382 | 30,435,231 | 1 |
4* | Texaco | 2,032,174 | 8,692,991 | 10 |
5 | Ford |11,634,000 | 20,194,400 | 3 |
6 | IBM | 10,792,402 | 9,532,593 | 7 |
7* | Gulf | 9,324,000 | 6,243,000 | 12 |
8* | Mobil | 9,216,713 | 9,166,332 | 8 |
9 | Nippon Steel | 8,622,916 |...