5 Largest Coal Companies in the World

Below you can see our list of the 5 largest coal companies in the world. For a more comprehensive list please see this article.

5. Vale (NYSE: Vale)

Market cap of the company (in billions of dollars): 42.5

Total revenue in latest fiscal year (in billions of dollars): 36.2

Total profit in latest fiscal year (in millions of dollars): 178.5

Total assets of the company (in billions of dollars) 84.8

This Brazilian company was founded 78 years ago in 1942, and engages in the business of mining and metals, being the largest producer of nickel and iron ore globally. Of course, coal is an essential part of the company’s portfolio as well.

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4. PTT Public Company (SET:PTT)

Market cap of the company (in billions of dollars): 31.3

Total revenue in latest fiscal year (in billions of dollars): 71.5

Total profit in latest fiscal year (in millions of dollars): 2,900

Total assets of the company (in billions of dollars) 82.9

PTT is a Thai company, which has a combined total of nearly 30,000 employees when you consider its subsidiaries as well. The company was founded in 1978.

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3. China Shenhua Energy Company (SSE: 601088)

Market cap of the company (in billions of dollars): 35.6

Total revenue in latest fiscal year (in billions of dollars): 35

Total profit in latest fiscal year (in millions of dollars): 6,100

Total assets of the company (in billions of dollars) 80.8

It has nearly 75,000 employees and in 2015, was sadly responsible for at least 2.4% of the total greenhouse gases released.

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2. Rio Tinto Group (NYSE: RIO)

Market cap of the company (in billions of dollars): 75.5

Total revenue in latest fiscal year (in billions of dollars): 43.2

Total profit in latest fiscal year (in millions of dollars): 8,000

Total assets of the company (in billions of dollars) 87.8

Rio Tinto is a British Australian company with headquarters in both countries, and at an overall level, is the largest mining and metal corporation, just behind our number one pick. It currently employs 47,000 people.

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