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Maltese Presidency secures the 2nd legislative agreement on EU tax-related matters

An agreement between EU Member States on Double Taxation Dispute Resolution Mechanisms has been secured by the Maltese Presidency at an ECOFIN Council Meeting in Brussels, chaired by Finance Minister Prof. Edward Scicluna. This is the second agreement secured by the Maltese Presidency on tax-related matters, aimed at combating tax inefficiencies and tax evasion.       The new legislation includes a recourse for businesses and for first-time private individuals, at national courts to ... [+]
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Malta Stock Exchange in discussions with Thomson Reuters

“I am very happy to learn that the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) is currently in discussions with multinational Thomson Reuters over collaboration in various fields, especially training programmes for the MENA regim”, said Finance Minister Edward Scicluna at the official opening of the Malta Stock Exchange Institute in Mosta. MSE Chairman ... [+]
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Il-Gvern jiftaħ l-iskemi biex jindirizza inġustizzji marbuta max-xogħol

Il-Gvern ħabbar il-ftuħ tal-iskemi mħabbra fil-budget 2017 li permezz tagħhom persuni li jħossuhom li sofrew inġustizzja marbuta max-xogħol tagħhom fil-passat jistgħu japplikaw għal fond ta’ €8 miljun imwaqqaf għal dan il-għan għal din is-sena.   Dan tħabbar mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi, Edward Scicluna u mill-Ministru għall-Familja u s-Solidarjetà Soċjali, Michael Farrugia waqt konferenza stampa.   STQARRIJA ... [+]
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Moody’s ifaħħru r-riżultati fiskali miksuba mill-Gvern

L-aġenzija internazzjonali Moody’s iddedikat rapport speċjali fuq is-surplus li pajjiżna kiseb fil-finanzi pubbliċi.     L-artiklu miktub minn tliet ekonomisti tal-Moodys jismu "Malta's surprise 2016 budget surplus is credit positive". Fil-fatt, qabel ħarġet il-konferma mill-Eurostat tar-riżultat ta’ 1% surplus, Moody's kienet qed tbassar defiċit ta’ 0.8% għal pajjiżna. Skont Moody’s, ir-riżultat tas-surplus isaħħaħ ... [+]
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Minister Edward Scicluna leads delegation to G20 and IMF/WBG meetings in Washington DC

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna left Malta to attend meetings of the G20 and the International Monetary Fund/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C., USA.       PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE   Following the G20 meeting in Baden Baden, Germany, Minister Scicluna will once again represent the Ministers of Finance of the ... [+]
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Statement of the 5+5 Finance Dialogue Meeting in Malta on 6 April 2017

A 5+5 Finance Dialogue meeting was held yesterday in Malta, on the fringes of the Informal Finance Ministers of the European Union Meeting taking place during the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This follows the first 5+5 Finance Dialogue meeting held in Paris on 24 January ... [+]
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Malta enjoying one of the strongest macroeconomic expansions in the eurozone

The Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna welcomes the latest credit rating report by Standard and Poor’s affirming Malta’s rating at 'A-/A-2' with a stable outlook supported by the country’s strong growth performance coupled with consistent current account surpluses, as well as by narrowing general Government deficits and improved fiscal ... [+]
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Miraklu ekonomiku Malti : Il-pajjiż jirreġistra l-ewwel surplus wara 35 sena

Deskritt mill-Prim Ministru bħala mument ta’ kburija nazzjonali dak imħabbar illum mill-Uffiċċju Nazzjonali tal-Istatistika dwar kif pajjiżna għall-ewwel darba f’ġenerazzjoni sħiħa rreġistra surplus ta’ disa’ miljuni.   STQARRIJA MAĦRUĠA MILL-GVERN TA’ MALTA   F’konferenza tal-aħbarijiet ftit minuti wara l-pubblikazzjoni taċ-ċifri uffiċjali, il-Prim Ministru Joseph Muscat fisser kif minn sitwazzjoni ta’ defiċit eċċessiv, wara l-ewwel ... [+]
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Malta Finance Minister to represent EU Finance Ministers at G20 Meeting

On Friday 17th & Saturday 18th March, Finance Minister Prof Edward Scicluna, will be representing EU Finance Ministers at the G20 Finance Ministers, in Baden-Baden Germany, ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in July. The participation at this meeting by a Maltese Minister is a unique event for Malta, at ... [+]
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Another ‘A’ rating for Malta

The Minister for Finance welcomes another positive credit rating report on Malta published by DBRS Ratings Limited, which confirms the country’s stable outlook and its ‘A’ rating.   Amongst other factors, the ‘A’ rating reflects Malta’s solid external position, the ongoing improvement in the fiscal position and favourable public debt structure, as ... [+]