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AlgeriaAlgiersEasyCNRChttp://www.cnrc.org.dz/fr/index.php3.50%
2%-5%
19.0%19.0%15.2%39.5GMT+1DZD$1.97
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America (USA)Silicon Valley / New YorkEasyNational Association of Secretaries of Statehttp://www.nass.org/state-business-services/corporate-registration/YesEasy7.5%15%-39%28%74.4%75.0%10.5Freezing/Extremely hot/Somewhere in between (depending on state)Medium316.0GMT-10-GMT-4USD ($)Hamburgers$4.00
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AustraliaSydney / Melbourne / BrisbaneEasy$457.00ABN Lookuphttps://abr.business.gov.au/YesEasy10.0%28.5%28.5%82.3%64.6%6.0Medium23.1GMT+11AUD$300.00Meat pie$5.00
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AustriaViennaMedium$300.00Firmenbuchhttp://www.firmenabc.at/Medium20.0%38-50%25.0%81.0%165.0%18.3Hot Summers (up to 35°C) / Cold Winters (down to -10°C)Hard8.5Red Bull & Winter TourismGMT+1EUR (€)$150.00Wiener Schnitzel$3.00
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BangladeshDhakaEasy$300.00Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firmshttp://www.roc.gov.bdNoEasy15.0%0-45%23.0%80.0%75.0%4.0Very hot in Summer and / Cold in winter but not much around 10°CHard166.6Textile, Software & OutsourcingGMT+6BDT$400.00Hilisha Fish & Rice$10.00
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BelgiumBrussels / Antwerp / GentMediumCentral Enterprise Databankhttp://economie.fgov.be/en/Hard21.0%34.0%34.0%82.0%33.5%40.0Summer (15-25 C) - Winter (down to -5 C). RainyMedium11.2Consultancy, Engineering, Harbour, LogisticsGMT+1EUR (€)$275.00Waffles, fries & chocolate$1.89
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BrazilSão Paulo / Rio de JaneiroMedium$600.00CNPJhttp://www.portaldoempreendedor.gov.br/how-to-open-business-in-brazilYes Hard25.65%15.0%34.00%50.0%76.0%2.4
Tropical, mostly sunny (25-35°C) in the North, Northeast and Center regions (i.e. Amazon, Pernambuco, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro); Mildly hot summers (25-35°C) and cold winters (10-25°C) in the Southeast and South regions (São Paulo, Porto Alegre).
Medium203.0
Food, Manufacturing, Mining, Services & Tourism
GMT-3BRL (R$)$230.00Rice, Beans & Meat$2.50
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BruneiBandar Seri BegawanBrunei Attorney General's Chamber
http://www.eregistry.agc.gov.bn/WorkAreaMain/WorkFunctionMain/WebViewMain/Main.aspx
0.0%20.0%20.0%60.3%0.4GMT+8BND$2.99
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BulgariaSofiaEasy$200.00Registry Agencyhttp://www.brra.bg/Default.raNoEasy20.0%10.0%10.0%56.7%41.0%Continental, hot summers, cold winters, mostly sunny, not humidHard 7.2IT Outsourcing, Engineering, TourismGMT+2-GMT+3BGN$150.00
Shopka Salad, Musaka, Tarator (cold soup), Barlava
$1.27
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Canada
Vancouver / Toronto / Ottawa / Kelowna /Montreal
EasyCanada Business Networkhttp://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/page/2856/YesEasy5.0%11%-15%19.0%86.8%56.4%9.7Hot Summers / Cold WintersMedium35.2GMT-3-GMT-3:30CAD ($)$250.00
Kraft Dinner, Nanaimo bar, Poutine & Butter tarts
$4.43
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ChileSantiagoEasyDiario Oficialhttp://www.diariooficial.interior.gob.cl/Yes19.0%0.0%0.0%61.4%25.0%3.318.0GMT-3CLP$2.00
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ChinaBeijing / ShenzhenEasy$1.00Wikihowhttp://www.wikihow.com/Start-a-Business-in-ChinaEasy17.0%25.0%25.0%46.0%46.9%3.21,369.0GMT+8CNY$1.49
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ColombiaBogota / Medellín / Cali / BarranquillaMedium$150.00Cámara de comercio Bogotáhttp://www.ccb.org.co/en/Start-your-BusinessNoMedium16.0%33.0%33.0%49.0%45.0%6.0Tropical all year longHard47.7Agriculture, Textiles, Mining & TourismGMT-5COP ($)$500.00
Arepa, Sancocho, Ajiaco, Bandeja paisa, Butifarra
$0.89
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CroatiaZagrebSudski registarhttps://sudreg.pravosudje.hr/25.0%20.0%20.0%63.0%45.0%4.3GMT+1HRK$2.38
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DenmarkCopenhagen / AarhusMedium$1.00Danish Business Authorityhttp://danishbusinessauthority.dk/YesEasy25.0%59.0%59.0%88.0%63.0%9.2Summers are great, but short. Winters are cold, rainy and a bit too long. Hard5.6GMT+1DKK$250.00Smørbrød$3.50
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EgyptCairo / AlexandriaEasy$200.00Egyptian Directoryhttp://www.tpegypt.gov.eg/Eng/EgyDirectory.aspxMedium10.0%25.0%25.0%44.1%26.0%2.8Mildly hot summers (25-35°C) / slightly cold rainy winters (10-25°C)Medium82.1Tourism, Textiles, Logistics & Real EstateGMT+2EGP (LE)$300.00Foul, Falafel & Koshari$2.00
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Emirates (UAE)DubaiMedium$4,000.00Ministry of Economyhttp://cbls.economy.gov.ae/Medium0.0%0.0%0.0%85.0%73.8%6.0Death summers (50°C) / warm winters (20°C)Medium9.3GMT+4AED$400.00$13.00
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EstoniaTallinnEasy$149.00Centre of Registers and Information Systemshttps://ettevotjaportaal.rik.eeYesEasy20%20%0-20%80%70%15.54 seasons. Snow in the winter. Sun in the SummerMedium1.3
Digital, e-services, small craft, electronics, gaming, wood
GMT +2EUR$127
Sauerkraut stew with pork, served with boiled potatoes.
$2.00
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FinlandHelsinkiEasy$400.00PRHhttp://www.prh.fi/en/index.htmlNoEasy
Easy for a tech company, medium/hard for many other businesses.
24.0%20.0%20.0%91.0%76.0%10.7Cold -5C to +5C winters and mild +15C to +25C summers (Southern Finland)Easy
Easy (government grants and loans for scalable startups with a great team; 600 angel investors)
5.5
Mobile, Software, Health, Medical, Bio, Forestry
GMT+2EUR (€)$150.00
Free to $150 and up
Mix between Swedish and Russian$6.32
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France
Paris / Bordeaux / Lyon / Toulouse / Lille/Nantes
EasyINPIhttp://www.boutique.inpi.fr/inpiboutic/index_anglais.htmEasy20.0%33.3%33.3%85.0%42.3%6.6Depends on the region(Hot Summers/Cold Winters)Hard64.6GMT+1EUR (€)$150.00Frog legs (cliché)$4.00
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GermanyBerlin$200.00Company registerhttps://www.unternehmensregister.de/Yes19.0%15.8%15.8%74.4%39.8%8.1Continental EuropeMedium80.8Manufacturing, Hardware & LogisticsGMT+1EUR (€)$100.00Sauerkraut / Bratwurst/Potatoes$3.00
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HollandAmsterdam / EindhovenEasy$50.00Kamer van Koophandelhttp://www.kvk.nl/english/YesEasy21.0%31.15-52%41.0%94.0%74.0%12.4Moderate maritime climate / 17-20°C summer / 2-6°C winterHard16.9Logistics & RetailGMT+1EUR (€)$150.00Stew$2.00
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HungaryBudapestMedium$200.00Igazságügyi Minisztériumhttp://www.e-cegjegyzek.hu/index.htmlNoMedium27.0%16.0%10%
10% for the first ~$2M (500M HUF) and 19% after the rest.
72.0%34.4%7.5Continental, hot summers, cold winters, mostly sunny, not humidMedium9.9Software, BioTech, Hardware GMT+1HUF$140.00Pörkölt$2.00
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IndiaBangaloreEasy$400.00MCAhttp://www.mca.gov.in/Hard4.0%34.0%34.0%25.0%16.8%1.0Extreme summers & winters but then it differs from cities. Country too big ;)Hard1,268.0BPO & TechnologyGMT+5:30INR$1,000.00Curry$4.00
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IndonesiaBali, Jakarta, Bandung, YogyakartaEasy$400.00KADINhttp://www.bsd-kadin.org/10.0%25.0%25.0%15.4%14.0%2.4Tropical Climate all year round255.5GMT+7-GMT+9IDR$150.00Fried rice$1.85
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IrelandDublinEasy CROhttps://www.cro.ie/YesEasy23.0%12.5-25%19%79.0%57.0%10.7Rains.. all the timeMedium4.6GMTEUR (€)$300.00Potatos$3.00
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IsraelTel Aviv-Yafo / HaifaThe Ministry of Justicehttp://www.mugbaluyot.justice.gov.il/MOJeng/default.htm18.0%26.5%26.5%73.4%56.6%8.9Hot summers, cold winters8.3GMT+2ILSFalafel, Hummus$8.64
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ItalyRome / Milan / TurinMediumRegistro Impresehttps://www.registroimprese.it/en/web/guest/homeYesHard22.0%27.5%27.5%57.3%41.3%5.2Easy60.2Fashion, Design,FoodGMT+1EUR (€)Pizza and Pasta!$5.87
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JapanTokyoEasy$2,300.00Registration Information Servicehttp://www1.touki.or.jp/Easy8.0%8-50%29.0%82.8%24.7%14.6Very Hot Summers, Mild WintersMedium127.1GMT+9JPY (¥)Sushi & Soba$1.50
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LatviaRigaEasyURhttp://www.ur.gov.lv/?v=enEasy21.0%9-15%12.0%75.2%52.0%12.0Hot Summers / Cold Winters2.0GMT+2EUR (€)$200.00Anything w/ potatoes$0.80
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MacedoniaSkopjeMedium$5,350.00Central Registerhttps://www.crm.com.mkNoMedium18.0%10.0%10.0%63.1%22.0%3.7Moderate continental climate / Warm dry summers / Cool wintersHard2.1Textile, Iron, Steel, Wine, VegetablesGMT+1MKD$500.00Baked Beens$1.19
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MalaysiaCyberjaya / Kuala LumpurEasy$350.00Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysiahttp://www.ssm.com.my/en/eLodgement-servicesYesEasy6.0%20-25%23.0%67.0%48.0%5.0Tropical climate all year round Medium29.7
Rubber, Palm Oil, Oil & Gas, Electronics Manufacturing
GMT+8MYR (RM)$150.00Nasi Lemak, Roti Canai$5.00
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MexicoMexico City/MonterreyEasy$750.00SIEMhttp://www.siem.gob.mx/siem/Medium16.0%30-28%29%40.0%36.8%5.0Medium120.0Logistics, Retail & Textile GMT-6MXN$150.00Tacos, Cochinita Pibil & Tamales$1.20
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NepalKathmanduOffice of the Company Registrarhttp://www.ocr.gov.np/index.php/en/13.0%25.0%25.0%11.1%28.0GMT+5:45NPR$2.39
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New ZealandAuckland / WellingtonEasyCompanies Officehttp://www.business.govt.nz/companiesYes15.0%28.0%28.0%89.5%53.6%5.6
Varied - Auckland warm all year. Queenstown and south island has hot summers but snow in winter
4.6Agriculture, SaaS productsGMT+13NZDFresh seafood. Georgie pies.$4.47
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NorwayOsloEasy$100.00The Brønnøysund Register Centrehttp://www.brreg.no/english/NoEasy25.0%28.0%28.0%95.0%70.0%9.0Icy coldMedium5.1Oil, Aquaculture, MaritimeGMT+1NOK$300.00Lutefisk & Brunost, Pizza Grandiosa$7.00
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PakistanLahoreSecurities and Exchange Commission of Pakistanhttp://www.secp.gov.pk/ns/17.0%35.0%35.0%14.8%4.6GMT+2PKR$2.50
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PalestineJerusalem / Ramallah / Nablus / GazaEasy$1,000.00IPCChttp://www.ipcc.org.il/Medium16.0%15-30%23%57.7%37.0%4.0Four seasonsHard4.6Software, Call Center, Outsourcing, NGOsGMT+2ILS / JOD / USD$400.00Hummus, Mosakhan, Maqloba, Maftool$3.00
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PolandWarsaw / Krakow / PoznanEasy$280.00Ministry of Justice - National Court Registerhttp://ms.gov.pl/en/national-registers/national-court-register/Easy23.0%18-32%19.0%65.0%45.0%16.0Moderate climate (temperature depends on the season)Medium38.5GMT+1PLN$120.00Pierogi$1.00
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PortugalLisbon / Porto / Braga / Coimbra Easy$360.00Portal da Empresahttp://www.portaldaempresa.pt/CVE/en/GettingDowntoBusiness/Easy23.0%25.0%25.0%64.0%32.1%6.4Warm summers (25-30 degrees ) and mild winters (5-10 degrees)10.5
Tourism, Finance, Mobile, Food, Medicine, Technology, Engeneering
GMTEUR (€)$2.52
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QatarDohaMinistry of Business and Trade (Hukoomi)
http://portal.www.gov.qa/wps/portal/directory/agency/ministryofeconomyandcommerce
0.0%10.0%10.0%88.1%2.3GMT+3QAR$8.94
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RomaniaBucharest / Cluj / Timisoara / IașiEasy$110.00The National Trade Register Office (ONRC)http://www.onrc.ro/statistici/sr_2005_12_eng.pdfMedium24.0%16.0%16.0%55.0%27.9%62.6Depends on the region(Hot Summers/Cold Winters)Hard20.1GMT+2RONSarmale & Mămăligă$0.67
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RussiaMoscowEasy$350.00Unified State Register of Legal Entitieshttp://egrul.nalog.ru/Medium18.0%13.0%13.0%62.0%41.0%8.6Very cold in the winters - Not everywhereHard147.1Raw materials, Software & WebGMT+3RUB$350.00Russian Cabbage Soup & Red Borsch$0.71
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Saudi ArabiaRiyadhMinistry of Commerce and Industryhttp://eservices.mci.gov.sa/Eservices/NewCRServices.aspx0.0%20.0%20.0%54.0%72.8%31.5GMT+3SAR$350.00$1.64
1.64 (alcohol is officially banned)
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SingaporeBlk 71 (Ayer Rajah Crescent)Easy$1.00ACRAhttps://www.psi.gov.sg/NASApp/tmf/TMFServlet?app=RCB-BIZFILE-LOGIN-1BYesEasy7.0%17.0%17.0%87.0%85.0%60.0Tropical climate all year round Easy5.5GMT +8SGD$250.00Chicken Rice$7.75
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SloveniaLjubljanaSlovenian Business Registerhttp://www.ajpes.si/?language=english22.0%17.0%17.0%70.0%2.1GMT+1EUR (€)$2.52
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SlovakiaBratislavaEasy$80.00
BUSINESS REGISTER of MINISTRY OF JUSTICE OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC
http://orsr.sk/20%10-20%22%79%8.64 distinct seasons. Snow in the winter, Sun in the summerMedium5.4GMT+1EUR$85$20-150Bryndzove halusky$0.95
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South KoreaSeoulMedium$1,000.00Small and Medium Business Administrationhttp://www.smba.go.kr/eng/index.doYesMedium10.0%10-40%25%100.0%70.0%23.64 distinct seasons. Snow in the winter, Sun in the summer.Medium50.2
Technology, Construction, Tourism, Automotives
GMT+9KRW$400.00Kimchi$3.00
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SpainBarcelona , Madrid & ValenciaMediumCentral Mercantile Register (RMC)http://www.rmc.es/Home.aspx?lang=enYesMedium21.0%25-30%28%72.0%55.4%7.2Hot summer, warm winters (depends on the region)Medium46.5Tourism, Health, Retail, Mobile, GamingGMT+1EUR (€)$350.00
$300-$400
Potatoes omelette & Paella$2.59
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Sri LankaColomboMedium$150.00Department of Registrar of Companieshttp://www.drc.gov.lk/Medium12.0%10-35%23.0%22.0%15.0%5.022- 31°C (average low-high in Colombo) | tropical monsoon climateHard21.9
Tourism, Tea exports, Textiles, Rice production & Agricultural products, Tech outsourcing
GMT+5.5LKRRice & Curry$1.80
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SwedenStockholmCompanies Registration Office (Bolagsverket)http://www.bolagsverket.se/en25.0%22.0%22.0%94.0%62.9%11.69.8techGMT+1SEKKöttbullar$7.45
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SwitzerlandZurich / LausanneEasy$3,000.00Federal Commercial Registry Officehttp://www.zefix.admin.ch/Easy8.0%20-43%32%85.2%70.0%12.74 distinct seasons. Snow in the winter, Sun in the summer.8.1Finance, BioPharma & Watches.GMT+1CHF$250.00Cheese Fondue$5.00
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TaiwanTaipeiCommerce Industrial Services Portalhttp://gcis.nat.gov.tw/main/English/index.jsp5.0%17.0%17.0%76.0%50.8%8.923.4GMT+8TWD$3.73
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ThailandBangkok / Chiang MaiHard$2,000.00
Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
http://www.brela-tz.org/company.php?srch=1Hard17.0%10-25%18%60.0%60.0%10.0Tropical, year round - rainy/dry seasonsHard70.0Tourism, Textiles & AgricultureGMT+7THB$100.00Thai food (Pad Thai, Kao Phad, etc)$2.00
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TunisiaEl ghazela / TunisEasy$250.00Registre de commerce de Tunisie"http://www.registre-commerce.tnNoEasy18.0%30.0%30.0%50.70%36.0%4.0 Mediterranean (subtropical climate) Hot Summers, Cold winterHard11.0Electronics, Tourism, Agri, Outsourcing GMT+1TND$200.00Couscous$0.80
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TurkeyIstanbulEasy$75.00Turkish Trade Registry Gazettehttp://www.ticaretsicilgazetesi.gov.tr/english/sorgu_acik.phpMedium18.0%15-35%25%45.0%43.0%6.0Hot Summers, Cold WintersHard76.6Textiles, Autos, Tea, Tourism & ConstructionGMT+2TRY (TL)$400.00Kebap, Mezes, Simit, Yogurt, Raki & Baklava$2.00
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United Kingdom
LondonEasy$22.00GOV.UKhttps://www.gov.uk/company-registration-filing/starting-companyYesEasy20.0%0-50%25.0%87.0%75.0%15.0RainyEasy64.1Finance & TechnologyGMTGBP (£)$300.00Fish & Chips$6.50
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UruguayMontevideoEasyGeneral Directorate of Registries http://www.dgr.gub.uy/YesMedium22.0%30.0%30.0%55.1%4.3
Differentiated seasons, with a template climate without too hot summers nor too cold winters. Windy
Medium3.4
Cattle raising, agriculture, papermill & wind power.
GMT-3UYU$200.00Asado$1.50
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UkraineState Registrarhttp://www.drsu.gov.ua/en20.0%5.0%37%45.0GMT+3UAH$0.75
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VietnamHo Chi Minh City Agency of Business Registrationhttp://hieudinh.dangkykinhdoanh.gov.vn/en-us/searchenterprises.aspx10.0%20.0%20.0%39.5%19.7%2.090.7GMT+7VNDPho & spring rolls$0.69
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ScotlandEdinburghEasy$35.00GOV.UKhttps://www.gov.uk/company-registration-filing/starting-companyYesEasy20%0-50%20%75%63%12.0Changeable - often cold and wetEasy5.4
Technology, Finance, Insurance, Whisky, Energy
GMTGBP (£)$535Haggis$5.00
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Serbia
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Lithuania
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Argentina
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NigeriaLagos/ Abuja/ Port HarcourtMedium$32.00CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSIONhttp://new.cac.gov.ng/home/
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