China Mobile Limited was included in Financial Times' Global 500 again. On the FT Global 500 2014 which was announced today, the Company ranked the 25th place. In this ranking companies are ranked by market capitalisation. FT had included all companies where the free float - the proportion of shares in market circulation - is at least 15 per cent.
We are pleased to note that the China Mobile brand was included in the Millward Brown and Financial Times' "BRANDZ™ Top 100" for the ninth consecutive year. With a brand value of $49,899 million US dollars, the China Mobile corporate brand ranks 15th globally. BRANDZ™ Top 100 has been jointly released by Millward Brown and Financial Times since 2006.
We are pleased to note that China Mobile Limited ranked 28th as compared to 29th in the previous year on business magazine Forbes' "Global 2000" 2014. The Forbes Global 2000 recognizes the world's biggest and most powerful public companies as measured by a composite ranking for sales, profits, assets and market value.