The 400 list of the largest Russian companies, which is annually compiled by the Expert rating agency, for the first time includes one of the Russian shoe chains - Tsentrobuv (326 place). Now online - 335 stores. The company's performance for the 2009 year: sales volume - 14,2 million rubles, profit before tax - 68,9 million rubles, net profit - 23,7 million rubles.
Gazprom took the 1 position (sales volume - 2 990 971 mln rubles, net profit - 779 585 mln rubles), 400-m - Khabarovsk fuel company (sales volume - 10 110 mln rubles, net profit - 454,7 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 all light industry in total sales is 0,05%, retail and wholesale - 6,3 and 6,6%, respectively.