What are the top 10 biggest industries in the world?

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kevin1234
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I mean like, automotive industry, pharmaceutical industry, entertainment industry, sex industry, etc...
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I'm not actually sure but the Dow Jones separates companies into:

Oil & Gas
Basic Materials
Industrials
Consumer Goods
Health Care
Consumer Services
Telecommunications
Utilities
Financials
Technology
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(Original post by Idle)
I'm not actually sure but the Dow Jones separates companies into:

Oil & Gas
Basic Materials
Industrials
Consumer Goods
Health Care
Consumer Services
Telecommunications
Utilities
Financials
Technology
I am sure i heard that somewehre the automotive industry is like 1st or second and the sex industry is like 7th or something.
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(Original post by kevin1234)
I am sure i heard that somewehre the automotive industry is like 1st or second and the sex industry is like 7th or something.
Oil and Gas, Financial companies and Raw Materials would be 1st/2nd/3rd I expect

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...ies_by_revenue
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortu...anies/profits/

Automotive has a handful of the worlds largest companies, I can't see any on there related to sex.
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I imagine retail or hospitality would be the largest.
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I imagine retail or hospitality would be the largest.
With the exception of Wal-Mart there are plenty of finance and oil and gas firms that dwarf even companies like Tesco.
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I heard #1 was oil, #2 was drugs
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I always thought that tourism was the largest industry.
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It entirely depends what you mean by biggest. Revenue, profits, number of individual consumers?
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Adding all in to each catorgry .FOOD/CATERING,OIL,SEXTRADE most sex trade is uncounted where it ilegal ,Drug trade considering there banned in every country but still takes 10 mins to go buy some ,,lol,sales off every kind commercial value that would include everything anyway so pointless
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