ISLAMABAD - During June 2010 the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 19 locally incorporated companies, having foreign investment. Of these 19 companies, 7 were registered at the Company Registration Office (CRO) Karachi, while 6 each were registered at the CROs in Lahore and Islamabad. The foreign investors in these different companies belong to varied countries, i.e., the U.K., the U.S., Italy, Singapore, Afghanistan, Nigeria, China, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Armenia, Nigeria, Panama, Indonesia, Switzerland and Turkey. As for the sector-wise breakdown, 4 of the companies are in trading, 3 in services and 2 in agriculture. The rest are in printing, alternative energy, tourism, auto and allied, Information Technology, communication, real estate, electrical goods, transport and construction.