Chart : creation and dissolution of companies, per quarter, until Q4 2008

Source Department of Business Development.

Update of the chart per quarter, for creation and dissolution of companies (= LTD companies + LTD partnerships + Ordinary Partnerships).

creadissoq4

Creations went down 8,8 % in Q4 compared to Q4 2007. Q3 was strong, so a pause might be natural. Or, we see the first fallouts of the crisis.

By looking at the figures per month (year on year), I think it’s right : we had -7 % in october, – 25 % in november and -29 % in december.

As for dissolutions, do not forget that it’s a lagging indicator (it takes lot of time to close a company, figures are continuously revised).

2 Responses to “Chart : creation and dissolution of companies, per quarter, until Q4 2008”


  1. 1 A.F. 10 February 2009 at 1:20 am

    It would be even more instructive to look at the total registered capital for companies created and dissolved. How many noodle stands or beer bars would it take to replace the economic utility of one shuttered factory for example?

  2. 2 Prokster 11 February 2009 at 4:17 am

    Closing a company can be a complete nightmare in TH,…so am sure there are millions of others just paying the auditor fees on buggered companies.


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