BUSINESS registrations in the Kingdom increased 32 percent in the first half of 2010, compared to the same period of 2009, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) Tuesday. The number of foreign business registrations surged 46 percent to 620, while Cambodian registrations increased 24 percent to 936. Hum Hean, director general of the MoC’s Business Registrations Department, said companies were restarting their businesses after the crisis. South Korea topped the list for number of foreign business registrations, followed by China and Vietnam. “Most of these countries are investing in agriculture,” Hum Hean said.