ONRC: Number of companies with foreign shareholding goes up to 195,539, on June 30, 2014


The number of companies with foreign shareholding went up to 195,539 on June 30, 2014, as against 192,416 such units on December 31, 2013, according to data centralised by the National Office of the Trade Register (ONRC).

The issued share capital rose 3.2 per cent, up to 38.909 billion euros, in H1 2014, compared with 37.692 billion euros on December 31, 2013.

In June 2014, a number of 544 new companies with foreign shareholding were established and the share capital stood at 1.096 million dollars.

Holland remains on top of the ranking in the category of the residence country of investors in companies running on foreign capital, with over 7.691 billion euros and 4,523 companies. On the following places there are Austria – over 5.03 billion euros and 6,783 companies, Germany – over 4.444 billion euros and 20,401 companies, Cyprus – over 2.556 billion euros and 5,495 companies, France – over 2.129 billion euros and 7,802 companies, Italy – 1,743 billion euros and 38,324 companies, and Greece – over 1.695 billion euros and 5,903 companies.

The lowest investments in companies with foreign shareholding come from Egypt – 25.666 million euros and 1,637 companies, the Virgin Islands – 26.415 million euros and 187 companies, and Jordan – 21.619 million euros and 3,267 companies.

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