ČEKIA: Some 10,500 new companies set up between Jan-June 2012

The first six months of the year saw a total of 10,566 new companies set up in Slovakia, with the rate of growth nearing the highest recorded figure in the past six years, Czech Capital Information Agency (ČEKIA) announced on Tuesday, September 11.

The first six months of the year saw a total of 10,566 new companies set up in Slovakia, with the rate of growth nearing the highest recorded figure in the past six years, Czech Capital Information Agency (ČEKIA) announced on Tuesday, September 11.

"If entrepreneurs continue to set up new companies at the same rate until the end of the year, the number of newly established firms in Slovakia will be more than 10 percent higher than in 2011," said ČEKIA analyst Petra Štěpánová for the TASR newswire. According to Štěpánová, economic problems in Europe have not dissuaded Slovaks from setting up new companies as yet. A closer inspection of the data has revealed, however, that interest in establishing joint-stock companies has been decreasing recently. "The number of joint-stock companies in Slovakia is the lowest in the past six years, and the total number of these companies has even dropped since the end of 2011," she said.

As of June 30, ČEKIA registered a total of 196,753 Slovak firms on its databases. While there were 7,520 joint-stock companies, as many as 189,233 limited liability companies were recorded in 2012.

(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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