Such enterprises are expected to hire about nearly 57,000 workers, down 22.1% compared with the same period in 2020.
The first two months of 2021 saw the new establishment of over 18,000 firms, down 4% year on year, with a total number of registered workers of 173,000. The number of enterprises resuming operations was 11,033 (down 7.6%).
Additional registered capital in the economy was estimated to have reached over VND720.4 trillion (over US$31.2 billion) in the first two months of this year, up 12.4%.
The average capital of new companies was VND18.5 billion (over US$801,621), up 46.4%.