New businesses continue to open

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 18:29

The number of Vietnamese enterprises increased 4.3 per cent in the first 10 months of this year. — Photo

More than 109,600 new enterprises were formed in the first 10 months of this year with a total capital of VND1.12 quadrillion (US$48.1 billion).

These figures marked a year-on-year increase of 4.3 per cent in the number of businesses and 9.2 per cent in total capital, the Business Registration Management Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment reported.

In the first 10 months of the year, the average capital for an enterprise reached VND10.2 billion, surging 4.7 per cent over the same period last year.

About 135,500 firms with a total capital of VND3.16 quadrillion resumed operations after suspending them due to production and business challenges.

Meanwhile, roughly 145,640 enterprises stopped operations in the same period, including nearly 67,250 enterprises that were bankrupted.

Sixty per cent of new enterprises and businesses that suspended operations were in wholesale, retail, automobile and motorbike maintenance, construction, processing or manufacturing. — VNS

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