The country also witnessed 3,453 enterprises resume their operations this month, up 28% over the previous month, and 6,684 enterprises suspend their operations, down 35%, in addition to seeing 1,771 enterprises complete the dissolution procedures, down over 26% against September. In the first 10 months of this year, 109,611 enterprises have registered to set up with a total registered capital of over VND11,000 trillion (US$473 billion), up 4.3% and 9.2% respectively when compared to the corresponding period in 2017. Newly established firms also posted their total registered workers of 924,800, a decrease of 5.3% over the same period in 2017. During the 10-month period, 27,935 enterprises have resumed their operations, up 22.7% over the same period last year, while 78,404 enterprises suspended their operations, up 48.5%, and 13,307 others registered dossiers to dissolve, up 35.9%. The statistics demonstrated the confidence of enterprises in Government’s solutions on stabilising the macro-economy and improving the investment environment in addition to their optimism about large free trade agreements, including the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA).