The traditional list of auditing and consulting company, "Deloitte" "Top 500 companies in central Europe ", based on generated sales profit, comprises 10 Serbian companies, two more compared to last year.
At 63rd position, among 500 biggest companies in the central Europe, this year the company which ranked the best is NIS with the profit of EUR 2, 29 billion in 2013 (jump from 78th position). The second best-ranked is EPS (85th ), followed by Fiat Automobili Srbija, which was listed for the first time as 115th . Telekom Srbija ranks as 192, Delhaize Srbija at 228, followed by EFT Investments at 261.
Srbijagas ranked as 387, Tarket Backa Palanka 418, Mercator-S 427, and Idea Beograd" 490 at the list "Top 500 companies in central Europe” Deloitte announced.
The first four did not undergo changes. As in the previous year, the first ranked was Polish PKN Orlen (even with a fall in profit in euros of 5,8%) followed by Hungarian MOL and Skoda auto.
The industrial sector generated the highest income growth of almost 3% in 2013 which is mainly the result of favorable car industry situation.
A total of 42 companies from Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina ranked at the list of 500 biggest companies in the central Europe.
The largest number of central European firms come from FMCG and transport industry (179), followed by energy sector (146).
Apart from the companies ‘list, Deloitte generated the list of 50 biggest banks based on the working capital and the list of 50 leading insuring companies based on gross calculated premium.