Breakdown of Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe

Explore 3,396,157 companies operating in the Wholesale Trade industry that are available in the HitHorizons database. See top sectors and biggest players with highest sales and number of employees.

Current Industry:
Wholesale Trade 3,396,157 (7.4%)
Largest Industry:
Services 15,842,494 (34.4%)
Total Number of Companies registered in Europe 46,104,457

According to our database, there are 3,396,157 companies operating in the Wholesale Trade industry in Europe. This represents 7.37% of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. These companies have a share of 13.59% of all sales generated by businesses registered in Europe and employ 6.31% of all employees.

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Countries

According to our database, the highest number of companies operates in Russian Federation (521,138), followed by Spain (440,030), and Ukraine (288,691).

This TOP 10 list was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Countries 3,396,157 registered companies

  Country, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Russian Federation 521,138 15.3% 521,138
Spain 440,030 13.0% 440,030
Ukraine 288,691 8.5% 288,691
United Kingdom 216,226 6.4% 216,226
Italy 211,075 6.2% 211,075
Turkey 197,635 5.8% 197,635
Germany 157,783 4.6% 157,783
France 152,942 4.5% 152,942
Poland 118,564 3.5% 118,564
Romania 104,035 3.1% 104,035

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales

According to our database, companies registered in Europe and operating in Wholesale Trade generated € 11,678,705,414,304 in sales. This represents 13.59% of all sales generated by companies available in the HitHorizons database. Glencore International AG had the highest annual sales (€ 242.9B), followed by GAZPROM, PAO (€ 110.6B), and MERCURIA ENERGY GROUP LIMITED (€ 91.36B).

This TOP 10 list of companies operating in the Wholesale Trade industry was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with Highest Sales 3,396,157 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. Glencore International AG € 242.9B 2.08% € 242.9B
2. GAZPROM, PAO € 110.6B 0.95% € 110.6B
3. MERCURIA ENERGY GROUP LIMITED € 91.36B 0.78% € 91.36B
4. Procter & Gamble International Operations SA € 76.09B 0.65% € 76.09B
5. Pfizer Service Company € 64.93B 0.56% € 64.93B
6. KUWAIT PETROLEUM CORPORATION € 61.17B 0.52% € 61.17B
7. BP Europa SE € 54.86B 0.47% € 54.86B
8. Pfizer B.V. € 53.29B 0.46% € 53.29B
9. UNIPEC U.K. CO. LIMITED € 51.85B 0.44% € 51.85B
10. TYSON INTERNATIONAL SERVICE CENTER, INC. EUROPE € 44.65B 0.38% € 44.65B

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with the Highest Number of Employees

According to our database, companies registered in Europe and operating in Wholesale Trade employ 24,811,657 people. This represents 6.31% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA has the highest number of employees (129,741), followed by METRO AG (94,944), and Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG (85,043).

This TOP 10 list of companies with the highest number of employees was generated automatically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and get more data and insights on specific countries, industries, or segments with HitHorizons Screener.

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: TOP 10 Companies with the Highest Number of Employees 3,396,157 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA 129,741 0.52% 129,741
2. METRO AG 94,944 0.38% 94,944
3. Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG 85,043 0.34% 85,043
4. Metinvest International SA 67,000 0.27% 67,000
5. CECONOMY AG 53,889 0.22% 53,889
6. Naftogaz Trading Europe AG 51,947 0.21% 51,947
7. BILAR BILGI ARACLARI TICARET A S 40,429 0.16% 40,429
8. RAM - MAN GIDA TICARET A S 40,000 0.16% 40,000
9. DOLE PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 38,500 0.16% 38,500
10. KURT MENSUCAT PAZARLAMA A S 37,321 0.15% 37,321

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: SIC Codes

Top 3 SIC Codes among companies registered in Europe and operating in Wholesale Trade are Whol non durable goods (25.68%), Whol construction materials (7.03%) and Whol industrial equipment (6.24%) .

This breakdown was generated automarically using the latest data from the HitHorizons database. Search through the whole HitHorizons database using filtering criteria relevant for your search and find companies leading within individual SIC Codes, SIC Code distribution among individual countries, or SIC Code breakdowns within other industries using HitHorizons Screener.

Wholesale Trade Industry in Europe: SIC Codes 3,396,157 registered companies

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