In the 2nd quarter 2018

Balance between formed and dissolved corporations was positive (+78)

According to the data provided to Statistics Portugal by the Directorate General of the Policy of Justice, in the 2nd quarter of 2018, the number of formed corporations headquartered in the Autonomous Region of Madeira (268) was higher than the number of dissolved corporations (190), which resulted in a positive balance between the formation and dissolution of corporations (+78).

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The data broken down by economic activity show that the most pronounced positive balance was observed in “Accommodation and food service activities” (+34), followed by “Consultancy, scientific and technical activities” (+19) and “Real estate activities“ (+17). Inversely, negative balances were recorded in “Construction” (-8), “Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles” (-4) and “Manufacturing” (-2).

The balance between formed and dissolved corporations in the January to June 2018 period was +238 (578 formed corporations and 340 dissolved).