27/06/2013 - New euro coin set dated 2013
On 24 June 2013 the Central Bank of Malta will issue a new euro coin set dated 2013.
20/06/2013 - Maltese economy’s ‘resilience’ in financial crisis underscored
Economy Minister Chris Cardona, meanwhile, observed how Malta, unlike some of its EU peers, had not required central bank intervention during the crisis, adding that Malta’s economic diversification had sufficiently protected Malta from the economic shocks that small, open economies are so susceptible to.
15/06/2013 - IMF positive report on Malta’s economy – Prof Briguglio
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that the Maltese economy continued to operate at a steady rhythm in spite of the difficulties faced by the neighbouring economies.
12/06/2013 - Maltese economy grew by 1.6% in Q1 - best performer in the EU
Malta's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.6 per cent in real terms in the first quarter of this year, NSO figures issued this morning show.
The NSO said GDP reached €1,654.8 million, an increase of 3.7 per cent compared to the corresponding quarter last year. In real terms, GDP went up by 1.6 per cent.
22/05/2013 - 2 Islands With Different Economic Climates
The European Commission expects growth on Malta, an island economy of 450,000 people, to pick up this year and next, driven by rising domestic demand and increased net exports. The unemployment rate, at 6.4 percent, is around half that of the euro zone; debt as a proportion of gross domestic product is 72 percent, below the euro zone average; and the deficit is in check. All of Cyprus’s precrisis numbers were far less rosy
23/04/2013 - Green Paper on European long-term investments
The European Commission has launched a Green Paper which aims to kick-start a broad debate about ways of encouraging long-term financing and more diversity in financial intermediation for long-term investment in Europe. The purpose of the document is to help Europe overcome the aftermath of the financial crisis with a view to encourage its financial sector to channel savings towards long-term investments.
23/04/2013 - Ties between UK and Malta in tourism sector
Minister for Tourism, Karmenu Vella today received a courtesy call from the British High Commissioner, Robert Haydon were both parties spoke about the ties between the two countries especially in the tourism sector with the UK still being the most popular destination for Maltese citizens.
01/02/2013 - Top reasons to invest in Malta
Malta is very strategically located at the heart of the Mediterranean with very close ties to mainland Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The islands is considered the best choice for investments in knowledge based sectors and high end manufacturing. Malta is also considered an ideal logistical hub due to its excellent port infrastructure. This, together with EU membership, makes the country a perfect gateway to the Euro-Mediterranean region and further.
01/06/2011 - Malta Forum examines new developments in financial crime and its prevention
The 2011 Malta International Financial crime forum comes at a time when corporate fraud and financial crime in general are key topics within the Financial Services industry.
13/06/2011 - Malta ranks high on global stability index
Malta has recently reported a 30% growth in its financial services sector in 2010 and there has subsequently been a considerable rise in employment in its financial services sector over the last few years.