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A positive outlook for the Maltese economy

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomes the European Commission’s 2018 Summer Economic Forecast which commended Malta’s economic growth, noting that Malta’s GDP growth rate is one of the highest in the EU. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The European Commission expects economic growth in Malta to remain robust over the forecast horizon fuelled by growth in domestic demand. This economic momentum is expected to further support employment creation, on the ... [+]

Konċessjoni ta’ darba għall-pensjonanti mill-Awstralja

Kif diġà ħabbar il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna, il-Kummissarju tat-Taxxi ser ikun qed jeżenta lill-pensjonanti li għandhom pensjoni tal-Awstralja milli jħallsu taxxa addizzjonali u interessi dovuti u jħallsu biss €20 ta’ darba bħala multa. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Għaldaqstant, dawk il-pensjonanti li diġà ħalsu l-multa se jirċievu ċekk ta’ rifużjoni (refund) bil-posta jew dirett ... [+]

Skema ta’ rifużjoni għall-impjiegi f’Għawdex

Waqt konferenza stampa li saret fil-Gozo Business Centre, Victoria, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Sciculna qal li, “l-iżvilupp sostenibbli tal-gżira Għawdxija jiddependi mis-settur privat. Il-Gvern għandu rwol li jinċentiva lis-settur privat sabiex l-ekonomija tkompli miexja ‘l quddiem”. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U L-MINISTERU GĦAL GĦAWDEX Waqt it-tnedija tal-iskema biex is-settur privat Għawdxi joħloq aktar impjiegi, ... [+]

Labour force participation rate is highest on record

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomes the latest Labour Force Survey data, published by the NSO, which shows that during the first quarter of this year, employment grew by a remarkably high rate of 5.7 per cent.  PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE As a result, the employment rate rose to ... [+]

Finance Minister Scicluna at AIIB meeting

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna participated and addressed the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) which was held in Mumbai, India between the 24th and 26th June. The AIIB today consists of 86 members, including regions that span beyond Asia. PRESS RELEASE BY THE ... [+]

Let us proceed on areas where there is broad agreement

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna, together with fellow Eurogroup finance ministers participated in the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Eurogroup within the Council of the European Union, which was held at the Chateaux Senningen in Luxembourg. The Eurogroup is currently made up of 19 out of ... [+]

Żieda fil-limitu massimu ta’ eżenzjoni mill-VAT

“Ħafna jaħsbu li l-kobor tal-gvern hu mkejjel f’kemm jagħmel proġetti kbar u kumplessi. Iżda dan il-gvern jemmen li l-veru kobor hu li jaħseb f’kulħadd, inkluż iż-żgħir ħafna. B’din il-miżura dan il-gvern qed jaħseb f’dawn l-individwi fl-attività ekonomika ċkejkna tagħhom”, qal il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna waqt konferenza stampa fid-Dipartiment tal-VAT f’Birkirkara. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Il-Ministru ... [+]

Sustained economic growth in the first quarter of 2018

The 4.4 per cent growth of the Maltese economy during the first quarter of this year translated into a €78 million increase in workers’ wages and a €70 million increase in gross profits of enterprises. These increases boosted private consumption which recorded a healthy increase of €34 million or 3.1 ... [+]

Tkompli tiżdied l-effiċjenza tal-Bord tal-Appelli tal-Kuntratti Pubbliċi

“Fl-aħħar ħames snin, il-Public Contracts Review Board (PCRB) irnexxielu jikseb livell għoli ta’ kredibilità u rispett u implimenta għadd ta’ bidliet u riformi skont il-prinċipji ta’ governanza tajba li wasslu sabiex ma jibqax ikun hemm dewmien fid-deċiżjonijiet tal-appelli,” qal il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna waqt konferenza stampa fl-uffiċini tal-PCRB, fejn ġie ... [+]

Three hundred sixteen accountants and auditors receive CPA and PCA warrants and certificates

In all, 316 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) warrants and Practising Certificates in Auditing (PCA) were presented by the Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna, during a ceremony held at Hastings Gardens, Valletta.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE   During his address, the Minister underlined the importance of the professional training that the ... [+]