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A branch is understood to be any secondary establishment with permanent representation and certain autonomy of management by means of which the company's activities are carried out totally or partially.
Its registration in the mercantile register will be in the province corresponding to the domicile of the branch. Among other things, the domicile and economic activity should be recorded.
When branches belong to a foreign company, they will also be registered in the mercantile register corresponding to the place of their domicile.
This statistic does not collect information on the branches of individual businesspersons.


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