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Finance Minister in Washington for IMF/WB meetings

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna is holding talks with senior officials of leading international financial institutions on the fringes of the 2017 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) annual meetings in Washington D.C., the USA between 12 and 15 October 2017.     Minister Scicluna is discussing Malta’s economic, fiscal, and financial outlook as well as its challenges for the coming years to senior officials of leading international banks, ... [+]

Żewġ ċertifikati oħra lill-pajjiżna fl-ewwel mitt jum tal-leġislatura

Bi sfond li jfakkar l-ewwel mitt jum ta’ ħidma tat-tieni leġislatura ta’ Gvern Laburista, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna indirizza konferenza tal-aħbarijiet li fiha tkellem dwar l-aħħar żewġ ċertifikati ta’ suċċess miksuba għal pajjiżna. Il-Ministru Scicluna innota kif il-Fond Konsolidat kellu surplus ta’ €31 miljun fl-ewwel tmien xhur tas-sena, filwaqt li Standard ... [+]

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna nieda numru ta’ inċentivi fiskali mmirati għal min iħaddem u l-impjegati tagħhom sabiex jidħlu fi skemi ta’ pensjonijiet privati volontarji. L-inċentivi huma fost il-miżuri mħabbrin fil-Budget għal din is-sena. [caption id="attachment_15284" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna launches the Voluntary Occupational Pension Scheme[/caption]   Il-Ministru Scicluna enfasizza li ... [+]

Economy continues steaming steadily ahead

The 6.4 per cent economic growth reported by the NSO for the second quarter of 2017 means that Malta has once again recorded the highest economic growth rate in the EU with a growth rate which is nearly thrice the average growth recorded in the EU28 (2.2 per cent) and ... [+]

Fitch upgrades Malta’s credit rating to A+ with a stable outlook

The Ministry for Finance is pleased to attest to another milestone achieved by the Labour Government this year. Indeed, following Standard and Poor’s credit rating upgrade in October of last year, Fitch has now upgraded Malta’s sovereign credit rating from A to A+ with a stable outlook. The upgrade reflects ... [+]

Ħruġ ta’ bond tal-Gvern għall-anzjani: wegħda oħra mwettqa

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna ta dettalji dwar it-tnedija ta’ Savings Bond li għalih huwa eliġibbli li japplikaw dawk l-individwi li twieldu matul is-sena 1955 jew qabel. Konxju mit-tnaqqis drastiku fid-dħul addizzjonali li l-pensjonanti kien qed ikollhom, fid-dawl ta’ tnaqqis tar-rati t’imgħax fuq depożiti fissi mal-banek kummerċjali li kellhom fl-aħħar snin, “kien ... [+]

Malta with highest surplus in the EU – Eurostat

Malta’s fiscal surplus of €44.2 million recorded for the first quarter of 2017 has now been termed by Eurostat as being the highest ratio within the EU.   At 3.5 per cent of GDP, Malta has exceeded the surplus reported by Germany and the Netherlands, both at 1.5 per cent. The surplus for ... [+]

ID-DELEGATI JWIEĠBU BI ĦĠARHOM GĦAL-LAQGĦAT TAL-MINISTRU SCICLUNA

Il-Ministru Edward Scicluna jixtieq jesprimi s-sodisfazzjon tiegħu għall-attendenzi numerużi tad-delegati fil-laqgħat li kellu tul din il-kampanja. Jixtieq jirringrazzja lid-delegati li pparteċipaw b’ interess u attenzjoni għal dak li ġie preżentat, kif ukoll għas-suġġerimenti utli li ressqu. L-idea tal-Ministru Scicluna li tiġi ntrodotta s-sistema ta’ ‘Green Week’ biex permezz tagħha Ministri u Segretarji ... [+]

Sistema ġdida ta’ accounting finanzjarju għas-settur pubbliku

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna ddeskriva l-ġurnata tal-lum bħala waħda importanti ħafna għall-pajjiż peress li ġie ffirmat ftehim li permezz tiegħu se ssir bidla radikali fis-sistema tal-accounting għas-settur pubbliku kollu. Din is-sistema kienet ilha mwegħda għal bosta snin iżda beda x-xogħol fuq it-tender fl-2014.   STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Din is-sistema, imsejħa Corporate Financial Management ... [+]

Ftehim għall-finanzjament ta’ proġett kbir ta’ ‘affordable housing’

F’ċerimonja fil-Ministeru għall-Finanzi, ppreseduta mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna, sar l-iffirmar ta’ ftehim għall-finanzjament ta’ proġett kbir ta’ affordable housing li se jkun mifrux fuq medda ta’ ħames snin. Il-ftehim huwa bejn Malita Investments u żewġ banek Ewropej; il-European Investment Bank (EIB) u l-Council of European Development Bank (CEB). Malita se ... [+]