Zijin News - On May 13th, Forbes, a world-renowned business magazine, released its 2021 list of Global 2000 companies. Zijin Mining rises to No.398 on the list, up 380 places from last year, joining the ranks of the top 500 companies for the first time.
Forbes ranked the companies in terms of four equally weighted metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value. Among the 34 non-ferrous companies included in the Forbes list, Zijin Mining ranks 7th, up 2 places from last year. The top 3 non-ferrous metals businesses rated are BHP Group (79th), Rio Tinto (86th) and Anglo American (218th). Among the 11 gold companies tabulated, Zijin Mining ranks 3rd, after Newmont Mining (337th) and Barrick Gold (338th).
Other Chinese non-ferrous metals companies that got on the list are Aluminum Corp of China (595th), China Hongqiao Group (646th), China Molybdenum (1046th), Jiangxi Copper (1136th), and Tongling Nonferrous Metals (1979th). Other Fujian-based companies that joined the list include Industrial Bank (50th), Xiamen C&D (619th), Contemporary Amperex Technology (739th), and Anta Sports (1018th).
In 2020, Zijin Mining achieved robust growth under challenging circumstances. Multiple business indicators hit record highs: RMB171.501 billion in revenue, RMB10.846 billion in earnings, and RMB6.509 billion in net profit attributable to the parent company. This year, our three large mines - the Čukaru Peki copper-gold mine in Serbia, the Kamoa-Kakula copper mine and the Julong copper mine in Tibet - will begin production soon.