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Żieda fil-limitu massimu ta’ eżenzjoni mill-VAT

“Ħafna jaħsbu li l-kobor tal-gvern hu mkejjel f’kemm jagħmel proġetti kbar u kumplessi. Iżda dan il-gvern jemmen li l-veru kobor hu li jaħseb f’kulħadd, inkluż iż-żgħir ħafna. B’din il-miżura dan il-gvern qed jaħseb f’dawn l-individwi fl-attività ekonomika ċkejkna tagħhom”, qal il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna waqt konferenza stampa fid-Dipartiment tal-VAT f’Birkirkara. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Il-Ministru żied li ż-żgħar m’għandhomx jiġu mgħobbija b’dan il-piż tal-burokrazija. aFost dawn, wieħed jista’ jsib il-pensjonanti, xi nisa tad-dar li jaħdmu ... [+]

Sustained economic growth in the first quarter of 2018

The 4.4 per cent growth of the Maltese economy during the first quarter of this year translated into a €78 million increase in workers’ wages and a €70 million increase in gross profits of enterprises. These increases boosted private consumption which recorded a healthy increase of €34 million or 3.1 ... [+]

Tkompli tiżdied l-effiċjenza tal-Bord tal-Appelli tal-Kuntratti Pubbliċi

“Fl-aħħar ħames snin, il-Public Contracts Review Board (PCRB) irnexxielu jikseb livell għoli ta’ kredibilità u rispett u implimenta għadd ta’ bidliet u riformi skont il-prinċipji ta’ governanza tajba li wasslu sabiex ma jibqax ikun hemm dewmien fid-deċiżjonijiet tal-appelli,” qal il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna waqt konferenza stampa fl-uffiċini tal-PCRB, fejn ġie ... [+]

Three hundred sixteen accountants and auditors receive CPA and PCA warrants and certificates

In all, 316 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) warrants and Practising Certificates in Auditing (PCA) were presented by the Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna, during a ceremony held at Hastings Gardens, Valletta.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE   During his address, the Minister underlined the importance of the professional training that the ... [+]

‘bonds’ għall-pensjonanti

“Wegħda oħra mwettqa minn dan il-gvern hi l-ħruġ ta’ bonds għall-anzjani msejħin 62+ Government Savings Bonds. Din il-wegħda hi mezz alternattiv ta’ kif l-anzjani tagħna jistgħu jkomplu jfaddlu u jkollhom dħul aħjar minn dak li joffri s-suq”, qal il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna f’konferenza stampa fil-Ministeru.   Il-Ministru spjega li l-ħruġ tas-62+ Savings Bonds hu mmirat speċifikament ... [+]

Aktar għajnuna mill-Fond għall-Kawżi Ġusti

Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna qassam ittri ta’ mpenn mill-Fond tal-Lotteriji Nazzjonali għall-Kawżi Ġusti lil ħdax-il organizzazzjoni minn oqsma differenti. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI F’laqgħa li saret fil-Ministeru għall-Finanzi fil-Belt Valletta, il-Ministru Scicluna kellu wkoll l-okkażjoni li flimien mar-rappreżentanti ta’ dawn l-għaqdiet, jiddiskuti l-proġetti li se jitwettqu fi ħdan il-komunità Maltija. Dawn il-proġetti jvarjaw bejn ... [+]

ECOFIN Council—Agreement on Banking Package at ECOFIN meeting

The Finance Ministers’ meeting held today in Brussels for the May ECOFIN session reached an agreement on the Banking Package. The package of proposals is aimed at reducing risks and preserving financial stability. Further discussions are now needed with the European Parliament before its final adoption. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY ... [+]

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, ... [+]

Inkomplu nħeġġu għal korsijiet postgraduate

Il-gvern ħabbar inizjattiva oħra biex ikompli jħeġġeġ aktar nies jinvestu fl-iżvilupp professjonali tagħhom. Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna flimkien mal-Ministru għall-Edukazzjoni u x-Xogħol Evarist Bartolo ħabbru investiment li se jlaħħaq is-€7 miljun immirat sabiex jinċentiva persuni li jixtiequ jkomplu l-istudji tagħhom f’livell ta’ Masters jew PhD. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U L-MINISTERU GĦALL-EDUKAZZJONI U X-XOGĦOL “Il-gvern jemmen ... [+]

Private sector driving Malta’s robust growth

The latest NSO news release on the gainfully occupied population confirms that the private sector continues to be the driving force behind the generation of employment and robust economic growth in Malta. Indeed, out of a total of 9,900 new jobs created last year, 8,690 were generated by the private ... [+]