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The Pre-Budget 2018 document with MCESD

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna discussed the vision for the forthcoming Budget 2018 with the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development (MCESD), prior to the official launching of the Pre-Budget document. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND THE MINISTRY FOR EUROPEAN AFFAIRS AND EQUALITY Minister Scicluna gave a detailed economic and fiscal review achieved by the government to date and presented the Ministry for Finance’s projections for the coming years, whereby economic ... [+]

The Malta Stock Exchange introduces a new index

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna inaugurated the ‘Malta Stock Exchange Total Return Index – MSETRX’ which is a methodology that calculates the value of investment in equities through an index. In his speech he said that “this is going to bring the Maltese Stock Exchange in line with international Stock ... [+]

Irreġistrata rata rekord ta’ tkabbir fl-impjiegi

Statistika mill-Uffiċċju Nazzjonali tal-Istatistika ppubblikata uriet li r-rata ta’ tkabbir fl-impjiegi żdiedet u laħqet ir-rata rekord ta’ 5.8 fil-mija. L-istatistika b’ċifri pprovduti minn JOBS+ uriet li f’Jannar ta’ din is-sena żdiedu l-irġiel u n-nisa jaħdmu; kemm fuq bażi full-time kif ukoll dawk part-time.   STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Meta mqabbel ma’ Jannar tas-sena l-oħra, f’Jannar ... [+]

Laqgħa mal-Fond Monetarju Internazzjonali – IMF

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna kellu laqgħa mal-Kap tal-Missjoni tal-Fond Monetarju Internazzjonali Nir Klein, fejn fiha ddiskutew affarijiet ekonomiċi u finanzjarji.   STQARRIJA MILL- MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Il-laqgħa tal-lum hija parti minn rutina ta’ laqgħat li jsiru minn żmien għal żmien ma’ organizzazzjonijiet ta’ reputazzjoni internazzjonali. Dawn isiru sabiex jevalwaw l-andament ekonomiku u l-pożizzjoni finanzjarja ta’ ... [+]

Fond ta’ €150,000 għal ‘bicycle racks’ fil-lokalitajiet

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna tkellem dwar il-konġestjoni tat-traffiku li qed tiswa lil pajjiżna €200 miljun fis-sena, it-tniġġis fl-arja €100 miljun u l-obeżità aktar minn €36 miljun. Dan minbarra li l-mard ikkawżat minnhom iwassal għal mijiet ta’ mwiet qabel il-waqt. F’konferenza tal-aħbarijiet fil-Kunsill Lokali ta’ Birżebbuġa, il-Ministru Edward Scicluna nieda fond ta’ ... [+]

€68.7 million reduction in deficit for the first five months

A reduction of €68.7 million was recorded in the consolidated fund deficit in the first five months of this year when compared to the same period of last year. In fact, while in the first five months of 2016, the deficit was equal to €71.3 million, the deficit for the ... [+]

The Maltese Presidency secures another agreement to combat the financing of criminal activity in ECOFIN

The Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union has sealed another agreement in the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) on cash entering or leaving the European Union. The regulation is aimed at improving the current system of controls, with the objective to take into account the development ... [+]

The European Court of Auditors plays an important role in overseeing all European Union expenditure

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna and President of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) Klaus-Heiner Lehne addressed a joint press conference outlining the ECA’s important role in overseeing all European expenditure. Minister Scicluna said that the ECA should not be taken for granted, and must be seen by the member states as ... [+]

Malta proud of its achievements during its Presidency

Speaking at the European Parliament’s Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna highlighted the achievements of the Maltese Presidency on matters pertaining to taxation and other economic measures significant to the well-functioning of the European Single Market. On taxation, Malta has made significant progress on ... [+]

Tax dues to be settled at MaltaPost branches as of July

The Ministry for Finance has reached an agreement with MaltaPost plc whereby taxpayers will be able to pay their income tax and social security contributions at MaltaPost branches throughout Malta and Gozo.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna said that thanks to this agreement, taxpayers who ... [+]