Number of registered legal entities makes up 517,000 units in 1Q 2011
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
As of 1 April 2011, the number of registered legal entities was 517,000 units, of which 483,400 (93.5% of total registered enterprises) are operating, according to the data of the Uniform State Business Register.
The greatest number of enterprises and institutions (excluding private farms) was registered in trade and catering (26.8% of total registered enterprises), agriculture (20.3%), industry (12.6%) and construction (7.8%).
In the total number of registered enterprises the share of enterprises with non-state form of ownership was 92.4%, of which 51.1% - private and dekhkan farms, 21.3% - private enterprises, 0.9% - enterprises with participation of foreign capital, 0.2% - joint-stock companies, 18.9% – other enterprises.
The number of newly registered enterprises and institutions made up 14,300 in January-March 2011. Their significant number was registered in Tashkent city (14.2% of total registered enterprises in the republic), Kashkadarya region (15.6%), Ferghana region (9.2%), Tashkent region (6%) and Samarkand region (7.2%).
In the sectoral structure of newly registered enterprises, about 21.3% were founded in trade and catering sector, 33.2% - in agriculture sector and 17.5% - industry.
In the reporting period, some 4,900 enterprises and institutions were liquidated. Out of them 1,520 were liquidated voluntarily.
In the sectoral structure of liquidated enterprises, some 30.1% fell to share of trade and catering sector, 27% - to agriculture and 12.5% – to industry.