The list of 400 largest companies in Russia, which is annually compiled by the rating agency "Expert", for the first time included one of the Russian shoe chains - "Tsentrobuv" (326th place). Now there are 335 stores in the network. The company's indicators for 2009: sales volume - 14,2 million rubles, profit before tax - 68,9 million rubles, net profit - 23,7 million rubles.
In 1st place - Gazprom (sales - 2 million rubles, net profit - 990 million rubles), in 971th - Khabarovsk Fuel Company (sales volume - 779 million rubles, net profit - 585 million rubles).
For reference: the total sales of 400 of the largest Russian companies in 2009 amounted to $ 880,6 billion, which is almost 2008% lower than the 1,14 ($ 25 trillion). Meanwhile, experts are sure that the bottom of the crisis has passed, and companies are already investing in investment projects that were either underfunded or postponed until better times due to the recession.
The share of the entire light industry in the total sales is 0,05%, retail and wholesale trade - 6,3 and 6,6%, respectively.