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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 mill-gvern lill-kumpaniji u dawk li jaħdmu għal rashom, il-Gvern se jipposponi l-pagamenti dovuti lilu għall-VAT u għall-bolla ghal Marzu u ... [+]

Fitch affirms Malta’s ‘A+’ rating with a positive outlook

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the latest credit rating report issued by Fitch which affirmed Malta's rating at 'A+' with a positive outlook. The 'A+' rating reflects Malta's institutions which are considered stronger than the majority of similarly rated countries. Malta also outperformed the 'A' median on the World Bank human ... [+]

Budget 2020: Strument għat-tkabbir ekonomiku u għat-tqassim tal-ġid

Waqt konferenza stampa dwar il-Budget 2020, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna spjega li l-qafas ta’ kull baġit li ħejja dan il-gvern mill-2013 ’l hawn ġie msejjes fuq erba’ pilastri. Wieħed minn dawn il-pilastri hu li jiġi xprunat it-tkabbir ekonomiku permezz ta’ tisħiħ f’setturi eżistenti u ta’ diversifikazzjoni f’setturi u f’niċeċ ġodda flimkien ... [+]

EU needs to change its culture towards risk taking and innovation

"For many years after the financial crisis, EU investment and in particular investment in innovation, suffered the fate of government expenditure. As a result, R&D as a percentage of GDP in Europe is significantly lower than in the US. The EU needs to change its culture towards risk taking and ... [+]

In Washington for IMF/ World Bank Annual meetings

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna is attending the 2019 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) annual meetings in Washington, USA, which are being held between 15 and 21 October. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE These annual meetings serve as a platform for finance and development ministers, ... [+]

Ħarsa ġenerali lejn il-Baġit 2020 | A general overview of the 2020 Budget

Bit-tema, Malta inkomplu nikbru flimkien, il-Ministru tal-Finanzi Edward Scicluna ppreżenta l-Baġitgħas-sena d-dieħla b’nefqa ta’ ħamest elef miljun ewro. Il-baġit ma fihx taxxi ġodda u fost il-miżuri li tħabbru hemm żewġ bonuses għal ħaddiema flimkien mal-kumpens għall-għoli tal-ħajja. Ser tonqos ukoll ir-rata tat-taxxa fuq is-sahra u tħabbar bonus għal kull tarbija ... [+]

Energy taxation discussed at the Informal ECOFIN in Helsinki

“While Malta is aware that the Energy Taxation Directive needs to be updated to reflect present day realities, and to help promote the use of renewable and clean energy sources, the removal of tax exemptions on aviation and shipping fuels will have serious repercussions on many member states, including Malta, ... [+]

FRAUDULENT INFORMATION ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA

B’referenza għan-numru ta’ siti qarrieqa li qegħdin jinxterdu fuq il-mezzi soċjali, il-Ministeru għall-Finanzi javża lill-pubbliku sabiex jinjorahom.  Jidher li fuq l-istess mezzi qegħdin jinxterdu ‘hyperlinks’ ta’ artikli qarrieqa dwar il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna, kif ukoll hemm oħrajn li malizjożament, qegħdin iħajru lill-pubbliku sabiex jinvestu flushom fi skemi qarrieqa. APPELL LILL-PUBBLIKU BIEX ... [+]

Fiscal data for the first half of 2019 in line with targets

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the latest Government Finance Data, published by the National Statistics Office (NSO), which shows that for the first half of this year, Government revenue continued to be bouyant, with the increase in tax revenue rising by €218 million or 12.5 per cent, reflecting an increase ... [+]

Fitch upgrades Malta’s rating outlook to positive

The Ministry for Finance welcomes Fitch’s outlook upgrade for Malta from ‘Stable’ to ‘Positive’ and its reaffirmation of the sovereign credit rating at A+. Fitch attributes the upgrade to Malta’s robust economic growth, positively noting that in 2018 Malta was the fastest growing economy in the European Union (EU). The fiscal ... [+]