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UK leads the way in company incorporations

The United Kingdom has revealed itself as the substantial leader among jurisdictions incorporating new companies during 2006. Over the course of last year, the UK (England & Wales) saw in excess of 305,000 companies registered – more than four times as many as the next in the table, Hong Kong.

The British Virgin Islands claimed third place with 51,500 companies created, followed by Panama (36,650) and Cyprus (20,350).