REVEALED: The world's most valuable brands

Brand Finance reveals the top ten global brands with the highest value
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10. Amazon \nSector: Technology \nBrand value 2012: US$28.7bn \nBrand rating 2012: AA+
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9. Vodafone \nSector: Telecoms \nBrand value 2012: US$30bn \nBrand rating 2012: AAA+
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8. Coca Cola \nSector: Beverages \nBrand value 2012: US$31.1bn \nBrand rating 2012: AAA+
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7. General Electric \nSector: Manufacturing \nBrand value 2012: US$33.2bn \nBrand rating 2012: AA+
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6. Samsung \nSector: Manufacturing \nBrand value 2012: US$38.2bn \nBrand rating 2010: AAA-
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5. Walmart \nSector: Retail \nBrand value 2012: US$38.3bn \nBrand rating 2012: AA
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4. IBM \nSector: Technology \nBrand value 2012: US$39.1bn \nBrand rating 2012: AA+
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3. Microsoft \nSector: Technology \nBrand value 2012: US$45.8bn \nBrand rating 2012: AAA+
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2. Google \nSector: Technology \nBrand value 2012: US$47.5bn \nBrand rating 2012: AAA+
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1. Apple\nSector: Technology \nBrand value 2012: US$70.6bn \nBrand rating 2012: AAA+
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