NumberÂ ofÂ MNCs in the World
How many MNCs are there in the world?
The World Investment Report 2009, published by the UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), states there is a total of 889,416 multinational companies (MNCs) around the world: 82,053 parent corporations and 807,363 affiliates. In 2008, the 100 largest MNCs’â„¢ sales combined amounted to nearly $8.5 trillion. The top three MNCs in 2009 (according to UNCTAD) are: Citigroup Inc., Allianz SE and ABN AMRO holding NV.