BUSINESS
05/22/2013 04:55 pm ET

World's Most Valuable Brands 2013

AP

Apple may be in hot water with the U.S. Senate over its tax strategy, but it can rest easy when it comes to its brand.

Apple is the most valuable global brand, according to a recent report from brand research company Millward Brown. It's the third year in a row the tech giant has topped the list, which ranks companies based on the brand's financial worth and consumer sentiment.

Four out of the top 10 most valuable brands are tech companies. The beer and apparel industries saw strong growth, with brand values rising 36 percent and 21 percent, respectively.

Here are the top 10 most valuable brands worldwide, according to Millward Brown:

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World's Most Valuable Brands 2013

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