Huawei for the first time in the top 10 most expensive brands in the world
Brand Finance published its latest Global 500 report with information about the 500 most expensive brands in the world.
Who’s in the top 10
For the third year in a row, Amazon topped the Global 500 list, valued at $220.7 billion. And that’s +17.5% compared to last year.
In second place is Google, valued at $159.7 billion. It has also “grown” since last year, by 11.9%. It is followed by Apple ($153.6 billion), which is not doing so well: Brand Finance reports a decline of 8.5% compared to last year.
A new player also appeared in the top ten: Chinese company Huawei for the first time in the top 10, although last year it was in 12th place. It was valued at $62.2 billion, which is +4.5% for the year.
In addition, Microsoft ($117.0 billion), Samsung ($94.4 billion), ICBC ($80.7 billion), Facebook ($79.8 billion), Walmart ($77.5 billion) and Ping An ($69.0 billion) are in the top 10.