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ECOFIN meeting on the stability and economic impact of COVID-19

During a teleconference meeting with the finance ministers of the European Union, held on the 23rd of March 2020, Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna welcomed the proposed financial packages prepared by the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the European Investment Bank, and the easing of the Stability and Growth Pact conditions and State Aid regulations. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES During his ... [+]

F’konferenza tal-aħbarijiet fil-Berġa ta’ Kastilja dwar il-kawża tal-pandemija tal-Covid 19.

F’konferenza tal-aħbarijiet fil-Berġa ta’ Kastilja, flimkien mal-Prim Ministru Robert Abela, u l-Ministru għall-Ekonomija, Investiment u Negozji ż-Żgħar Silvio Schembri, fejn ħabbarna l-ewwel miżuri msejsa sabiex tkun issavalgwardjata l-ekonomija u protetti n-negozji u l-ħaddiema kawża tal-pandemija tal-Covid 19. Imħabbar pakkett finanzjarju ta’ għajnuna mill-Gvern dwar il-COVID-19 Fl-ewwel miżuri ta’ għajnuna ... [+]

Courtesy visit to the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) 🎥

Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna and Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy Clayton Bartolo paid a courtesy visit to the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) on 4th March 2019. The Minister and Parliamentary Secretary were welcomed by Prof John Mamo, Chairperson, the CEO, Mr Joseph Cuschieri, ... [+]

Fourth quarter of 2019 outpaces third quarter by 1.4 percentage points

In the last quarter of 2019 covering the period October to December, the Maltese economy continued to record one of the highest economic growth rates in the EU. As a result, latest GDP data showed that in 2019 Malta continued to be one of the fastest growing EU economies, growing ... [+]

Visit at the Malta Council for Science and Technology

“The government will continue investing in research and innovation since they are key for the future of our country,” reiterated Minister of Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna, accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy Clayton Bartolo during their visit at the Malta Council of Science and ... [+]

Anti-Terrorism Finance Training and Workshops

Minister Edward Scicluna stated that, “The Moneyval Fifth Round Mutual Evaluation Report should serve as a benchmark, to up our standards.” PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES “The Maltese government is accepting all recommendations, without exception. The critical points are being identified and taken on board, to increase ... [+]

Malta Business Community at the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry seminar

‘Malta is a founding member of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) which will mark its 30th anniversary next year. Malta forms part of a constituency made up of five other countries, namely Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Israel and Kazakhstan. Over the years, EBRD has strengthened emerging economies ... [+]

IFSP’s Annual Conference

“The financial services sector has more challenges and even more opportunities. I have no doubt that our country has the necessary resources to excel,” stated Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna, during his opening speech at the IFSP’s Annual Conference held at the Marriott Hotel in St Julian’s. PRESS ... [+]

Żjara fl-aġenzija MiTA

Fi żjara li saret fl-uffiċini tal-MITA f’Santa Venera, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi u s-Servizzi Finanzjarji Edward Scicluna u s- Segretarju Parlamentari għas-Servizzi Finanzjarji u l-Ekonomija Diġitali Clayton Bartolo ltaqgħu mal-bord tad-diretturi mmexxi mis-Sur Tony Sultana. F’din iż-żjara l-Ministru Edward Scicluna u s-Segretarju Parlamentari Clayton Bartolo ġew mgħarrfa bil-proġetti li huma ppjanati li ... [+]

More Coherent, Transparent, and Less Complex Fiscal Framework

“Looking back, the EU experience following the last financial crisis shows that the fiscal framework rules worked for some EU countries, but not for all member states. Therefore, we need to ask ourselves whether changes are indeed necessary or whether supplementary measures are what is required. We need to make ... [+]