Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. was ranked as the 156th largest company in the world and the top one in Taiwan, on Forbes Global 2000 list this year.
Hon Hai, the world's largest contract electronics maker, was estimated by Forbes to be worth US$37.8 billion in market value.
Another Taiwanese company, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., was listed at 284th.
A total of 136 Chinese companies made it onto the list, while the U.S had 524 companies and Japan 258.
Every year, Forbes releases a list of the world's 2,000 biggest companies, with the rankings based on sales, profits, assets and market value.
(By Nell Shen)