The most profit-generating company in the world varies from year to year, depending on the economic climate and other factors. However, according to Forbes’ Global 2000 list of the world’s largest public companies based on revenue, profits, assets, and market value, the top five most profitable companies in the world in 2021 were:
- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)
- China Construction Bank
- JPMorgan Chase
- China Merchants Bank
- Bank of America
It’s important to note that this ranking only considers public companies, and there may be private companies or state-owned enterprises that generate even more profit. Additionally, this ranking only takes into account the 2020 financial year, and the rankings may change in future years.