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The status of the yachting industry is strong

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna addressed a press conference alongside the President of the Chamber of Commerce Frank V. Farrugia and the Chairperson of the Yachting Services Business Section Alison Vassallo. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Minister Scicluna began by stating that although Malta is generally spoken about as a nation without any natural resources, with regard to the yachting industry this is not the case. Indeed, Malta has experienced ... [+]

Standard and Poor’s affirms Malta’s rating at A-/A-2 with a positive outlook

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the latest credit rating report, published by Standard and Poor’s, which affirmed Malta’s short and long-term sovereign credit rating at ‘A-/A-2’ with a positive outlook. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Standard and Poor’s attributes Malta’s positive rating to its strong growth performance, recurring current account ... [+]

€23.6 Miljun jingħataw lil aktar minn 29,000 sid ta’ vettura għal taxxa żejda mitluba bejn is-sena 2004 u 2008

Il-Ministru għat-Trasport, Infrastruttura u Proġetti Kapitali Ian Borg u l-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna nedew għal darboħra l-iskema tar-rifużjoni tat-taxxa żejda li ġiet imħallsa fuq ir-reġistrazzjoni tal-vetturi bejn l-2004 u l-2008. Din is-sena, il-vetturi eliġibbli huma dawk li ġew irreġistrati f’Malta mill-1 ta’ Jannar 2008 sal-31 ta’ Diċembru 2008. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U MILL-MINISTERU ... [+]

Malta wants a global solution at the OECD level on Digital Tax

The Commission’s digital advertising tax proposal was rejected by the finance ministers at today’s ECOFIN meeting. The arguments for this rejection focused mainly on the discussions at OECD level, which highlights the importance of having a global agreement for such a tax, rather than solely a European initiative, and which ... [+]

Malta continues to be one of the fastest growing economies in the eu

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the latest GDP data published by the NSO which showed that the Maltese economy grew by 6.6 per cent in 2018, securing its position as one of the fastest growing economies in the EU. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE “Malta’s economic growth for 2018 exceeded ... [+]

OECD report presented by OECD Head of the Public Procurement Unit

The Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna held a meeting with the Head of the Public Procurement unit at the OECD Public Governance Directorate Mr. Paulo Magina who presented a copy of the OECD report commissioned by the Government of Malta entitled ‘Re-engineering the Department of Contracts’.   In 2016 the Government ... [+]

F’Għawdex biex niddiskutu l-potenzjal għal investiment barrani mar-rappreżentanti tas-settur privat Għawdxi

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna u l-Ministru għal Għawdex Justyne Caruana laqqgħu lir-rappreżentanti tas-setturi ekonomiċi Għawdxin mas-Sinjura Sophie Chen, koordinatur ta’ delegazzjoni ta’ investituri Ċiniżi biex jiddiskutu l-potenzjal għal investiment f’Għawdex. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U MILL-MINISTERU GĦAL GĦAWDEX Il-Ministru Scicluna qal li huma ħafna d-delegazzjonijiet u anke investituri li jżuru Malta biex jiddiskutu ... [+]

Institute of Financial Services Practitioners

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna addressed the members of the Institute of Financial Services Practioners at a conference entitled, ‘Striking a balance for financial services, regulation and competitiveness’. Minister Scicluna said that regulators and regulatory institutions need to be strengthened not destroyed or damaged. He referred to the AML/CFT work plan ... [+]

The Malta Stock Exchange launches three bond indices

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna inaugurated the launch of three bond indices by the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE); the MSE Corporate Bonds Total Return Index, the Malta Government Stocks Total Return Index and the MSE Balanced Bonds Total Return Index. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The Finance Minister explained that ... [+]

Secretary General of the World Customs Organisation visit at Ministry for Finance

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna held a meeting with Dr Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of the World Customs Organisation (WCO), at the Ministry for Finance in Valletta. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Dr Mikuriya has been Secretary General of the WCO since 2009 and he provides leadership and executive management ... [+]