One world: one gigantic market place. This year, 63 countries have Global 2000 entries vs 51 in our inaugural list in 2004. Forbes Global 2000 are the biggest, most powerful listed companies in the world … In total, the Global 2000 companies now account for $38 trillion in revenues (up 6%), $2.43 trillion in profits (down 7%), $159 trillion in assets (up 7%) and $39 trillion in market value (up 7%). These firms also employ 87 million people worldwide. All metrics are up from a year ago, except for profits.