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Tliet istituzzjonijiet jagħtu rendikont ta’ xogħolhom lill-Ministru Edward Scicluna

F’konferenza stampa fil-bini fejn jiltaqa’ l-Public Contracts Review Board (PCRB), il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna ġie ppreżentat b’rapport ta’ ħidma mill-PCRB għas-sena 2016. It-tliet istituzzjonijiet iltaqgħu għall-ewwel darba flimkien sforz ix-xogħol tagħhom li jirrigwardja l-infiq pubbliku. Iċ-Chairman ta’ PCRB Dr Anthony Cassar qal li fis-sena 2016 l-effiċjenza żdiedet – fejn qabel iż-żmien ta’ meta jidħol appell sa meta toħroġ is-sentenza kien jieħu sitt ġimgħat, issa niżel għal ħmistax-il ġurnata biss. Dr Cassar ... [+]

The Maltese Presidency commended for successfully steering forward the European Union agenda

The Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union has chaired its last ECOFIN Council today, which was held in Luxembourg, and chaired by Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna. This meeting ended a very successful and highly commendable performance by the Maltese Presidency of the Economic and Financial matters ... [+]

Brighter future for the Malta Stock Exchange

Availability of credit in Malta and in the EU is constrained by the willingness of the banks to extend it to those seeking it. A stronger capital market will seek to address such shortfall, Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna said.     Speaking at the Malta Stock Exchange, Minister Scicluna addressed the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]