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Australia 3
Belgium 4
Britain 26
Canada 6
China 8
Finland 3
France 26
Germany 26
India 1
Italy 7
Japan 61
Luxembourg 1
Mexico 1
Netherlands 13
Norway 3
Russia 2
Saudi Arabia 1
Singapore 2
South Korea 5
Spain 3
Sweden 3
Switzerland 8
Taiwan 2
Turkey 1
U.S. 135
Venezuela 1
Tesco Cheshunt 7.72
BP London 7.32
HSBC Holdings London 6.73
GlaxoSmithKline Brentford 6.68
BT London 6.59
Royal Bank of Scotland Edinburgh 6.46
Vodafone Newbury 6.42
J Sainsbury London 6.22
Rolls-Royce London 6.07
BAE Systems London 6.05
Cadbury Schweppes London 6.01
AstraZeneca London 6.00
Rio Tinto London 5.94
Corus Group London 5.76
DSG International Hempstead 5.60
HBOS Edinburgh 5.55
GUS London 5.38
British Airways Harmondsworth 5.37
Kingfisher London 5.17
Anglo American London 5.10
Royal Mail Holdings London 5.00
Diageo London 4.66
Aviva London 4.48
Legal & General Group London 4.44
Prudential plc London 4.44
SABMiller London 3.95
From the March 19, 2007 issue
How the countries stack up
United States 135
Japan 61
Britain 26
France 26
Germany 26
Most admired for people management
Procter & Gamble U.S.
FedEx U.S.
General Electric U.S.
Most admired for innovation
Apple U.S.
FedEx U.S.
Walt Disney U.S.
Industry champions
Tesco Food and Drug Stores
Nestlé Consumer Food Products
Bank of America Mega Banks
How we pick the World's Most Admired companies
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