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Top 10 Japan’s companies list from all industries in 2017

| Ranking, Reports | 08/25/2017

Top 10 Japan companies list 2017

Top 10 Japan’s companies list from all industries in 2017

This list comprises the Japan largest public, state-owned, and private businesses by their rankings for sales in all industries.

Type of Industries and Number

  • Trucks and Other Vehicles: 3 companies
  • Services: 1 company
  • Information and Communication: 2 companies
  • Electric Machine: 1 company
  • Insurer: 1 company
  • Retail: 1 company
  • Petroleum and Coal: 1 company

Founding Years

  • 9 years or less: 0
  • 10 to 19 years: 3 companies
  • 20 to 29 years: 0
  • 30 to 39 years: 1 companies
  • 40 to 49 years: 0
  • 50 to 59 years: 0
  • 60 to 69 years: 2 companies
  • 70 to 79 years: 0
  • 80 to 89 years: 2 companies
  • 90 to 99 years: 0
  • Over 100 years: 2 companies

This list includes companies with over 100 years of establishment, and there are many large companies with long history in Japan. If you are interested in the old company list please also visit here.

No.1 – Toyota Motor Corporation : 27.5T Yen

Toyota Motor Corporation is a multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. The company designs, manufactures, assembles, and sells passenger vehicles, minivans and commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories.

Industry: Trucks and Other Vehicles
Founder: Kiichiro Toyoda
Founded: 1933

No.2 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. : 13.9T Yen

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

Industry: Trucks and Other Vehicles
Founder: Soichiro Honda, Takeo Fujisawa
Founded: 1948

No.3 – Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd. : 13.3T Yen

Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd. is mainly engaged in postal and logistics business, financial window business, banking business and life insurance business in Japan. It’s a Japanese state-owned conglomerate headquartered in Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda, Tokyo. a Japanese state-owned.

Industry: Services
Founder: Junichiro Koizumi (56th Prime Minister of Japan)
Founded: 2006

No.4 – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. : 11.7T Yen

Nissan Motor Company Ltd., usually shortened to Nissan, is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama. It sells vehicles under the Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun brands. Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has a strategic alliance with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation.

Industry: Trucks and Other Vehicles
Founder: Yoshisuke Aikawa
Founded: 1933

No.5 – Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation : 11.3T Yen

The Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, commonly known as NTT, is a Japanese telecommunications company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. They provides fixed and mobile voice related services, IP/packet communications services, telecommunication equipment, system integration, and other telecommunications-related service.

Industry: Information and Communication
Founder: Takeshi Kajii (1st President of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation)
Founded: 1952

No.6 – Hitachi, Ltd. : 9.1T Yen

Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, manufactures, sells, and services information and telecommunication systems, social infrastructure and industrial systems, electronic systems and equipment, construction machinery, and financial services worldwide.

Industry: Electric Machine
Founder: Namihei Odaira
Founded: 1910

No.7 – SoftBank Group Corp. : 8.9T Yen

SoftBank Group Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the information industry in Japan and internationally, and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It has operations in broadband, fixed-line telecommunications, e-commerce, Internet, technology services, finance, media and marketing, semiconductor design, and other businesses.

Industry: Information and Communication
Founder: Masayoshi Son
Founded: 1981

No.8 – Japan Post Insurance : 8.6T Yen

Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, is a Japanese life insurer that was established on October 1, 2007, with the privatization of Japanese Kampo Life Insurance. As of 2016 it was the world’s sixth largest insurance company.

Industry: Insurer
Founder: Junichiro Koizumi (56th Prime Minister of Japan)
Founded: 2006

No.9 – AEON Co., Ltd. : 8.2T Yen

AEON Co., Ltd. owns and operates general merchandise stores and supermarkets in Japan. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Chiba, Japan. The origin of company began with Souzaemon Okada of the first generation establishing “Shinohara Store” in Yokkaichi, Mie prefecture in 1758.

Industry: Retail
Founder: Souzaemon Okada
Founded: 1758

No.10 – JXTG Holdings, Inc. : 8.1T Yen

JXTG Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, engages in integrated energy, resources, and materials businesses worldwide. In 2013, JXTG Holdings, Inc. is a holding company which was established through the integration of JX Holdings, Inc. and TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K.,.

Industry: Petroleum and Coal
Founder: Shinji Nishio, Mitsunori Takahagi, Yasuyuki Shimizu, Fumiaki Watari
Founded: 2010

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