In December, company registrations, deemed an important indicator for the performance of the economy and in particular the business services sector, fell 4.6% to 1,273, the department said in an emailed statement.
The number of applications for names rose last year 7.5% to 29,050 and in December 4.1% to 2,237 compared to the respective period a year before, the department said. The number of certified documents issued rose 4.6% to 325,387 in 2017 and 3.1% to 29,276 in December.
Lastly, the number of other documents submitted rose 6.8% last year to 140,392 and 3.1% to 14,124, the department said.
Source: Cyprus Mail