In the first quarter of this year, the number of new business registrations increased by 10.3 percent, while bankruptcies fell by 30 percent.
This is according to the Central Statistical Office (GUS). The largest number of new companies appeared in information and communication (30.5 percent), accommodation and catering (15.6 percent), construction (10.5 percent), services (9.4 percent) and industry (6.9 percent). In contrast, new registrations in trade and motor vehicle repair fell.
A total of 88 companies went bankrupt in the first quarter. The number of bankruptcies fell in trade, repair of motor vehicles, services, industry and accommodation and catering. More bankruptcies were reported in information and communication, transport and warehouse management.