08:38 | 02/03/2018 Economy- Society
Over VND534 trillion has been pumped into the national economy thanks to the establishment of more than 18,000 enterprises and the capital expansion of nearly 6,000 others over the first two months of 2018.
According to the General Statistics Office (GSO), the country witnessed the establishment of more than 18,703 firms in the first two months of the year which drew a total registered capital of more than VND197 trillion, up 29.4 percent in the number of enterprises and beyond 29 percent in terms of registered capital compared to the corresponding period of 2017.
The total number of workers employed at newly established enterprises was more than 156,000.
During this period, nearly 6,000 enterprises have registered to increase their capital with a total supplemented capital of over VND337 trillion which has helped to raise the total newly registered and supplemented capital of enterprises to over VND534.6 trillion in two months.
In addition, 6,878 enterprises have resumed their operations during the period, raising the total number of newly established firms and firms returning to operations to more than 25,600 enterprises.
In the first two months of the year, more than 2,500 enterprises have filed to dissolve, up 0.2 percent over the same period last year, meanwhile more than 17,000 enterprises have suspended their operations, up 4.5 percent.