Latest News

Malta tissodisfa l-maġġoranza tal-kriterji fuq it-transparenza tal-finanzi pubbliċi

“Xi żmien ilu, jien tlabt lill-Fond Monetarju Internazzjonali (IMF) jagħmel evalwazzjoni intensiva fuq it-trasparenza tal-finanzi pubbliċi f’Malta. Dan bl-għan li nkomplu nsaħħu l-finanzi pubbliċi u ntejbu t-trasparenza tal-proċess baġitarju. L-IMF bagħtu delegazzjoni f’Malta f’Mejju ta’ din is-sena sabiex jagħmlu din l-evalwazzjoni u jippreparaw rapport dwar ir-riżultati għal pajjiżna”, qal il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna waqt konferenza tal-aħbarijiet. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Ir-rapport, li ġie ppublikat illum, ippreżenta riżultati ferm pożittivi għal Malta. Infatti, l-IMF ... [+]

Standard and Poor’s affirms Malta’s A-/A-2′ ratings with a positive outlook

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the latest credit rating report by Standard and Poor’s which affirms Malta’s A-/A-2' ratings with a positive outlook. Standard and Poor’s acknowledges that in recent years, the Government has consolidated government finances, reduced general government debt relative to GDP, and undertaken several structural reforms, notably those ... [+]

Minister Scicluna addresses Trident Trust regional conference participants

“Malta’s work force is very professional, with key skills of a very high international standard. This in itself is another attraction for foreign investors”, stated by Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna while addressing participants celebrating Trident Trust’s 40th anniversary at Palazzo De Piro in Mdina on the 22nd of May, ... [+]

Sustained economic growth – European Commission

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomes the latest European Commission 2018 Spring Forecast, which expects Malta’s strong economic growth and the current account and budget balance surpluses to be sustained over the forecast period. “The Commission has once more confirmed through its Spring Forecast Malta’s economic and fiscal sustainability as evidenced ... [+]

A general government surplus of €437 million in 2017

“I am pleased to note that we have honoured our commitment of achieving a surplus net of the revenue from IIP”, stated Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna while addressing a press conference held at the Ministry for Finance. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The minister stated that the government has ... [+]

A cash surplus of €182.7 million registered in 2017

“We are proud to announce a cash surplus in our public finances for a second consecutive year. We are confident that when the same figure is accounted on an accrual basis for general Government, this surplus would be maintained. As a Government, we intend to maintain this momentum in drastically ... [+]

In Algiers for official meetings

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna visited Algiers, Algeria, at the invitation of the Algerian Minister of Finance, the World Bank and the Arab Monetary Fund, to address a High-level Regional Conference tackling the issues of ‘Youth, Technology and Finance’. The two-day regional conference brought together entrepreneurs from around the globe, ... [+]

Further rating upgrades for the Maltese economy

Malta welcomes yet another two rating upgrades by DBRS and Moody’s respectively. DBRS has upgraded the Republic of Malta to ‘A (high)’ from ‘A’, and Moody’s changed the outlook to ‘positive’ from ‘stable’.   Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna said that “from where I heard the news here in India, these upgrades mean more doors being opened for serious discussion, ... [+]

Fitch Ratings affirms Malta’s credit rating at A+ with a stable outlook

Malta’s high national income per head, robust economic growth, large net external creditor position, and strong governance indicators led to another positive credit rating, this time by Fitch Ratings.     Indeed, the Credit Rating Agency affirmed Malta’s credit rating at A+ with a stable outlook. Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna comments, “This positive ... [+]

Il-HBS jikkonferma titjib fil-kwalità tal-ħajja tal-familji Maltin

Waqt il-ftuħ tal-preżentazzjoni tal-Household Budgetary Survey mill-Uffiċċju Nazzjonali tal-Istatistika (NSO), il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna qal li dan is-survey jikkonferma titjib fil-kwalità tal-ħajja tal-familji Maltin. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Il-Ministru qal li dan huwa rifless fil-modi ta’ kif varja l-basket tan-nefqa tal-familji Maltin, fejn fost oħrajn naqas il-proporzjon tal-basket tan-nefqa fuq l-ikel, u żdiedet ... [+]