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Last Updated : Sep 12, 2018 06:33 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Apple not the first company to be valued at $1 trillion. Find out which companies beat the tech giant to the milestone

With adjustments made for inflation, there are companies that have been valued at over $1 trillion before Apple hit the mark.

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 Last month, Apple's market capitalisation briefly crossed $1 trillion. Amazon's market capitalisation recently crossed the $1 trillion mark. But Apple was not the first company to achieve a trillion-dollar valuation.If you adjust for inflation, there are a few companies that have achieved the same valuation before Apple, says Money magazine. (Image: Reuters)
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Last month, Apple's market capitalisation briefly crossed $1 trillion. Amazon's market capitalisation recently crossed the $1 trillion mark. But Apple was not the first company to achieve a trillion-dollar valuation.If you adjust for inflation, there are a few companies that have achieved the same valuation before Apple, says Money magazine. (Image: Reuters)

Standard Oil Company | Country: United States | Valuation: $1 trillion | Year: Early 1900s (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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Standard Oil Company | Country: United States | Valuation: $1 trillion | Year: Early 1900s (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) | Country: Saudi Arabia | Valuation: $1.5 trillion | Year: Late 2000s (Image: Reuters)
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Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) | Country: Saudi Arabia | Valuation: $1.5 trillion | Year: Late 2000s (Image: Reuters)

PetroChina | Country: China | Valuation: $1.7 trillion | Year: Early 2000s | Pictured here is PetroChina's receiving terminal in Dalian, Liaoning province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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PetroChina | Country: China | Valuation: $1.7 trillion | Year: Early 2000s | Pictured here is PetroChina's receiving terminal in Dalian, Liaoning province, China. (Image: Reuters)

South Sea Company | Country: United Kingdom | Valuation: $4 trillion | Year: 1700s | Pictured here is South Sea House, the company's headquarters in London. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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South Sea Company | Country: United Kingdom | Valuation: $4 trillion | Year: 1700s | Pictured here is South Sea House, the company's headquarters in London. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

The Dutch East India Company | Country: Netherlands | Valuation: $8.2 trillion |Year: 1630s | Pictured here is a painting called "The Return of the Fleet of the Dutch East India Company". (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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The Dutch East India Company | Country: Netherlands | Valuation: $8.2 trillion |Year: 1630s | Pictured here is a painting called "The Return of the Fleet of the Dutch East India Company". (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

First Published on Sep 12, 2018 06:32 pm
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