Top 10 Global Commodity Trading Companies That Move Markets

Top 10 Commodity Trading Companies

Top 10 Commodity Trading Companies

#2GLENCORE INTERNATIONAL

Some commodity trading firms specialize in particular niches like energy, metals, or agricultural commodities, and others seem to have their hand in every commodity sector.

GLENCORE INTERNATIONAL

Revenue 2018: $219 billion

Founded: 1974 by Marc Rich as Marc Rich & Co. 

Key Employees: Ivan Glasenberg , Tony Hayward

Headquarters: Baar, Switzerland, London (Oil and Gas), Rotterdam (Agricultural Products),

Stock listing: London Stock Exchange trading symbol GLEN  

Employees: 158,000

Commodity Trading Focus: Glencore is one of the largest traders of metals, minerals, and oil; this sets it apart from other miners.  Despite having significant coal, metal, and oil assets, Glencore revenues are dominated by trading activities as the company had total revenues of $219 billion in 2018. Glencore is very active in aluminum, copper, zinc and other materials.



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