European Industry Statistics
Wholesale Trade

The number of European companies in Wholesale Trade is 3,246,737 which represents 7.91% of all 41,070,124 companies in the HitHorizons database. The industry with the highest number of companies is Services with 14,399,999 companies.

Wholesale Trade 3,246,737 (7.9%)
Services 14,399,999 (35.1%)
Total Number of Companies 41,070,124

TOP 10 Countries in Wholesale Trade

The country with the highest number of companies operating in Wholesale Trade is Russian Federation with 673,229 companies followed by Spain and Ukraine with 396,408 and 278,833 companies respectively.

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TOP 10 Countries in Wholesale Trade 3,246,737 registered companies

  Country, Number of Companies Number of Companies
Russian Federation 673,229 20.7% 673,229
Spain 396,408 12.2% 396,408
Ukraine 278,833 8.6% 278,833
Turkey 199,947 6.2% 199,947
Italy 196,630 6.1% 196,630
United Kingdom 156,105 4.8% 156,105
Germany 146,975 4.5% 146,975
France 138,415 4.3% 138,415
Poland 106,902 3.3% 106,902
Czech Republic 98,487 3.0% 98,487

TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Wholesale Trade

European companies operating in Wholesale Trade generate €11,047,927,882,754 in sales per annum, which represents 15.14% of sales of all companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest sales is Trafigura Beheer B.V. with €115.5 mld. followed by Cargill International SA and MERCURIA ENERGY GROUP LIMITED with €92.89 mld. and €89.65 mld. in sales respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Sales Operating in Wholesale Trade 3,246,737 registered companies

  Company Name, Sales & Share Sales
1. Trafigura Beheer B.V. €115.5 mld. 1.05% €115.5 mld.
2. Cargill International SA €92.89 mld. 0.84% €92.89 mld.
3. MERCURIA ENERGY GROUP LIMITED €89.65 mld. 0.81% €89.65 mld.
4. GASTIS O D O €84.77 mld. 0.77% €84.77 mld.
5. New Resources International SA €72.67 mld. 0.66% €72.67 mld.
6. SHELL TRADING INTERNATIONAL LIMITED €70.05 mld. 0.63% €70.05 mld.
7. IBM Schweiz AG €67.01 mld. 0.61% €67.01 mld.
8. Sika Nederland B.V. €57.16 mld. 0.52% €57.16 mld.
9. BP INTERNATIONAL LIMITED €56.70 mld. 0.51% €56.70 mld.
10. Procter & Gamble International Operations SA €56.59 mld. 0.51% €56.59 mld.

TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Wholesale Trade

European companies operating in Wholesale Trade have 25,497,814 employees, which represents 6.4% of all employees of companies available in the HitHorizons database. The company with the highest number of employees is PepsiCo Beverages Switzerland GmbH with 263,000 people followed by Knorr-Nährmittel Aktiengesellschaft and Valser Trading GmbH with 167,000 and 90,500 employees respectively.

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TOP 10 Companies by Number of Employees Operating in Wholesale Trade 3,246,737 registered companies

  Company Name, Employees & Share Employees
1. PepsiCo Beverages Switzerland GmbH 263,000 1.03% 263,000
2. Knorr-Nährmittel Aktiengesellschaft 167,000 0.65% 167,000
3. Valser Trading GmbH 90,500 0.35% 90,500
4. Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund 89,671 0.35% 89,671
5. Mifroma SA 87,414 0.34% 87,414
6. Danone Nederland B.V. 80,143 0.31% 80,143
7. CNH INDUSTRIAL N.V. 63,303 0.25% 63,303
8. CECONOMY AG 59,421 0.23% 59,421
9. KAZ MINERALS PLC 56,894 0.22% 56,894
10. EURALAB SA 50,245 0.2% 50,245

Industry Breakdown of Companies in Wholesale Trade by SIC Code

The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) allows to classify individual industries. The top three SIC codes for the whole Europe are Whol non durable goods (20.16%), Whol construction materials (7.2%) and Whol durable goods (5.83%) .

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Industry Breakdown of Companies in Wholesale Trade by SIC Code 3,246,737 registered companies

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