Company Statistics for the 1st Quarter 2020
In terms of origin of capital, Portugal contributed MOP120 million (48.3% of total) to the capital of newly incorporated companies, whereas capital from Macao and Hong Kong amounted to MOP75 million and MOP21 million respectively. Capital from mainland China totalled MOP13 million, with 35.6% coming from the Mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area. Analysed by combination of shareholders, 711 new companies were established solely by Macao shareholders, while 93 were joint ventures between shareholders from Macao and other countries or regions.
Analysed by size of registered capital, there were 803 new companies registered with capital under MOP50,000 (76.8% of total), and the total value of capital was MOP21 million (8.3% of total). Meanwhile, 15 new companies were registered with capital of MOP1 million or over, and the total value of capital amounted to MOP195 million (78.4%).
At the end of the first quarter of 2020, number of registered companies in Macao totalled 72,330, an increase of 4,740 from a year earlier.