The 2021 China Top 500 List is released!

2021 China's top 500 enterprises have a good development trend, and there are 222 100 billion-level enterprises

  Today (25th), the 2021 China Top 500 List was released.

The list shows that in 2021, China’s top 500 companies have achieved growth in operating income and total net profit, asset expansion has accelerated, the number of 100 billion club companies has increased to 222, and the industrial structure has been optimized and upgraded.

  The list shows that the scale of the top 500 Chinese companies in 2021 will grow against the trend, achieving a total operating income of 89.83 trillion yuan, an increase of 4.43% over the previous year.

During the same period, the operating income of the Fortune 500 fell by 4.81%.

The top ten companies in China’s top 500 operating revenues in 2021 are State Grid Corporation of China, China National Petroleum Corporation, China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, China State Construction Corporation, China Ping An Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd., Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Co., Ltd., China Construction Bank Co., Ltd., Agricultural Bank of China Co., Ltd., China Life Insurance (Group) Company, China Railway Engineering Group Co., Ltd.

  At the same time, the list shows that the total profit of the top 500 Chinese companies in 2021 will reach 6.0 trillion yuan, an increase of 7.75% over the previous year's top 500; net profit will be 4.07 trillion yuan, an increase of 4.59% over the previous year's top 500.

Zhu Hongren, Executive Vice President and Chairman of the China Enterprise Confederation:

Judging from the threshold of the top 500 companies, the threshold for the top 500 companies this year is 39.2 billion, compared with 33 billion the year before and 36 billion last year. It should be said that this year one Steps, the pace of growth of Chinese companies is very stable.

  The list shows that among the top 500 Chinese companies in 2021, there are 222 companies with an operating income of more than 100 billion yuan, an increase of 5 from the 217 of the top 500 in the previous year, and the number continues to show a steady upward trend.

At the same time, the operating income of the eight companies exceeded the trillion yuan threshold.

The list shows that during the "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan" period, there were 70 more enterprises at the level of 100 billion.

It is expected that the trillion-level companies on the list next year may exceed 10 for the first time.

Zhu Hongren, executive vice president and chairman of the China Enterprise Confederation:

Adhering to the new development concept has become an important aspect of our large enterprises themselves, which has promoted our large enterprises to focus more on innovation and focus. In this real economy, they have gained more room for development.

2021 China's top 500 companies continue to optimize the industrial structure

  The "2021 Chinese Enterprises 500 List" announced today involves 75 industries.

This year's list shows that the number of manufacturing companies has increased significantly.

At the same time, the industrial structure of Fortune 500 companies continued to be optimized, and the number of finalists in strategic emerging industries and modern service industries continued to increase.

  The list shows that among the top 500 Chinese companies in 2021, 249 are in the manufacturing industry; 176 are in the service industry; and 75 are in other industries.

Compared with the previous year, the number of manufacturing enterprises increased rapidly, with the increase reaching 11, reversing the decline in the number of manufacturing enterprises in the previous two years.

At the same time, the industrial structure continued to be optimized. Strategic emerging industry companies and modern service industry companies increased by 8 and 6 companies, while housing construction companies and coal mining companies decreased by 10 and 6 companies.

  In addition, the top ten finalists for the top 500 companies are ferrous metallurgy, housing construction, residential real estate, general non-ferrous metals, petrochemicals and coking, commercial banking, automobile and parts manufacturing, civil engineering construction, coal mining and mining, chemical Manufacturing of raw materials and chemicals.

Professor Yang Du of Renmin University of China:

The structure of the industry, as well as the structure of the region, this time, we feel that we are focusing on superior industries to promote high-quality development, such as manufacturing, service industries, and other emerging industries. In the trend that strategic industries, etc. tend to be reasonable, on the basis of ensuring our manufacturing industry, we will promote the development of other industries such as the service industry.

Strong momentum for innovation, R&D intensity of China's top 500 companies hit a record high

  The list released today shows that the R&D investment of China's top 500 companies has continued to increase, accounting for about 64% of the national R&D investment of enterprises.

The research and development intensity also increased to 1.77%, a record high.

  The list shows that in 2021, the top 500 Chinese companies have invested 1.31 trillion yuan in R&D expenditure, an increase of 21.50%, accounting for about 64% of the total R&D expenditures of national enterprises in 2020, and accounting for 53.49% of the national R&D investment; R&D intensity is 1.77%, increasing 0.16 percentage points, setting a new high for the R&D intensity of the top 500 companies over the years.

  The list shows that among the top 500 Chinese companies in 2021, the R&D intensity of manufacturing companies continues to be higher than that of the service industry and continues to rise.

The average R&D investment of non-financial central enterprises is significantly higher than that of other enterprises, and they have maintained a trend of year-on-year growth.

The high-end equipment manufacturing industry has invested heavily in R&D. The aerospace industry ranks first in the industry ranking of average R&D expenses of enterprises, and the communications equipment manufacturing industry ranks first in the industry rankings of R&D intensity and per capita R&D expenses.

Guangdong enterprises continue to rank first in the regional R&D intensity rankings, significantly ahead of other regions.

Yang Du, a professor at Renmin University of China: As the

global innovation index, China has been moving forward for five years in a row. The development of China’s economy and Chinese enterprises has reached this stage. All enterprises should realize that they must be different, and must make money. Investing in the longer term, many companies have invested in scientific research. It motivates technical personnel to innovate, and the support of policies and capital, I think, has also given the motivation to dare to invest.

  The list shows that the top 500 Chinese companies have more than a quarter of the nationally valid invention patents.

In 2021, the top 500 Chinese companies hold 1.4486 million valid patents, and the number of valid invention patents held is 594,600, an increase of 16.89% and 22.78% respectively; the proportion of valid invention patents is 41.05%, an increase of 1.97 percentage points.

The effective invention patents held by the top 500 Chinese enterprises have accounted for 26.66% of the effective invention patents in the country.

The global status of China's top 500 companies has reached a new height, and international operations continue to advance

  The list released today analyzes the international development of China's top 500 companies in 2021.

The list shows that among the 75 industries of the top 500 Chinese companies in 2021, companies in most industries are actively participating in international operations.

  The list released this time shows that among the 75 industries of the top 500 Chinese companies in 2021, 42 industries have an internationalization ratio (the proportion of companies participating in international operations among the finalists in the industry) is higher than or equal to 50%; among them, there are The internationalization ratio of 13 industries is 100%.

In 2021, 245 of the top 500 Chinese enterprises have participated in international operations, of which 156 are state-owned enterprises, with an average operating income margin of 2.73%, which is lower than the 4.57% of 89 private enterprises.

Zhu Hongren, Executive Vice President and Chairman of the China Enterprise Confederation: For

top 500 companies, the degree of internationalization is gradually increasing. There are not only some large state-owned enterprises, but also some energetic private enterprises. I think the main benefit will be The important initiative of the “One Belt and One Road” initiative has enabled us to achieve good development along the “Belt and Road” route.

In 2020, as China was the first to get out of the haze of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, China's production chain and supply chain were the first to recover, which provided important support for the supply of international manufactured goods. In this regard, it was also an increase in the degree of internationalization last year. important reason.

"Fourteenth Five-Year Plan" Chinese enterprises should make every effort to innovate and advance the digital transformation of the entire industry chain

  Enterprises are the key entities that undertake and implement the tasks of national economic development. Large Chinese enterprises represented by China's top 500 are the core force in promoting economic development.

Facing the current major changes unseen in a century, in the face of the "14th Five-Year Plan" in the beginning of the development of the new environment and new situations, looking at the development through the list, in the future, the pursuit of speed will shift to focus on quality, and large enterprises will implement innovation-driven and promote the entire industry chain Digital transformation, deepening structural adjustment, and focusing on development strategies, emerging industries and future industries are all key points.

We can also see that entrepreneurs are no longer satisfied with short-term speculation to make quick money, but with great ambitions focusing on the ever-lasting foundation and striving for long-term sustainable and stable development.

It is true that to achieve this goal, it is not only inseparable from the strong support of the company's own internal development concept change, but also requires multiple effective measures to escort the company's sustained and stable development.

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  (CCTV reporter Guo Qian)

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