Companies' registration reaches record high in first quarter of 2017
New companies registered in the first quarter of 2017 dwarfed those of the same period in the past five years both in terms of number, total capital registered and average capital per company, only paling in terms of total number of workers registered, with 291,539 workers, down 9.5 per cent on year.
Region-wise, both number and total capital increased in all regions.
However, in terms of labour, regions in the north and central saw an increase in number of workers that the companies registered while Mekong Delta and southeastern regions saw a decrease.
The infographic below provides an overview of new companies registered in the period: