Press Releases

OECD letter sent on the 23rd of March 2018

Reference is made to the OECD’s automatic exchange portal where a list of residence and citizenship by investment schemes has been published. The OECD claims that such schemes are legitimate in themselves but potentially may pose a high risk to the integrity of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS). Malta’s Individual Investors Programme and the Malta Residence and Visa Programme (the Malta Programmes) are included in this list. PRESS RELEASE BY THE ... [+]

Twettqu 79% tal-miżuri tal-baġit 2018

Għal sena oħra, kien ippubblikat id-dokument li jagħti rendikont tat-twettiq tal-miżuri tal-baġit. Bl-isem, “It-Twettiq tal-Baġit 2018”, dan id-dokument jixhed l-importanza tal-ippjanar u kordinazzjoni bl-għan li l-miżuri li jkunu tħabbru fil-baġit jitwettqu. STQARRIJA MILL-UFFIĊĊJU TAS-SEGRETARJU PERMANENTI EWLIENI U MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Waqt il-preżentazzjoni ta’ din il-pubblikazzjoni, is-Segretarju Permanenti Ewlieni, is-Sur Mario Cutajar, spjega kif ... [+]

Imnedija ‘White Paper’dwar is-suq tal-kera għal konsultazzjoni pubblika

Is-Segretarjat Parlamentari għall-Akkomodazzjoni Soċjali nieda l-White Paper dwar is-suq tal-kera għal konsultazzjoni pubblika. Ir-riforma proposta għandha l-għan li toffri stabbiltà, trasparenza, prevedibilità u professjonalizzazzjoni tas-suq tal-kera privat. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FAMILJA, DRITTIJIET TAT-TFAL U SOLIDARJETÀ SOĊJALI Il-White Paper tipproponi kuntratti aktar fit-tul, reġistrazzjoni obbligatorja tal-kuntratti tal-kera, tistabbilixxi perjodu minimu ta’ avviż għas-sidien u għall-inkwilin, infurzar ... [+]

IMF/WBG meetings – Bali, Indonesia

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna is attending the 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia, which are being held between 11 and 14 October. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE These annual meetings serve as a platform for finance and development ministers, ... [+]

Minister Scicluna addresses the Malta Maritime Summit

“Malta is very competitiveness-oriented and considers international dimensions during decision-making. We are a very small country, but with a strong will to survive and that is why we scrutinise thoroughly each EU’s legislation proposals.”  This was stated by the Minister for Finance Scicluna when addressing the Malta Maritime Summit 2018. ... [+]

Inawgurat uffiċjalment il-BOV Premium Banking Centre f’Santa Venera

“Wara li saret evalwazzjoni tar-riskji fis-setturi finanzjarji u setturi oħrajn tal-ekonomija, ġiet imfassla strateġija biex jissaħħu l-istituzzjonijiet regolatorji u ta’ superviżjoni ta’ pajjiżna biex inkomplu ntejbu u nsiru aktar effikaċi fil-ġlieda tagħna kontra l-ħasil tal-flus u l-iffinanzjar illeċitu tat-terroriżmu”, qal il-Ministru Edward Scicluna waqt l-inawgurazzjoni tal-BOV Premium Banking Centre. Stqarrija mill-Ministeru ... [+]

Ministry’s commitments to combat money laundering

An awareness seminar for voluntary organisations was held at the Aula Magna, University of Malta. The seminar was organised by the National Coordinating Committee for Anti-Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism with the full support of the Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Commissioner of Voluntary Organisations. PRESS RELEASE ... [+]

The benefits of free access to EU markets – Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna

“The Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) has brought about significant benefits effecting the everyday life of individuals and firms within the euro area, where it has created trade and jobs through the provision of free access to markets”, said Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna. This was stated while the minister ... [+]

Inawgurata is-sezzjoni tal-klieb tad-Dipartiment tad-Dwana f’Jum id-Dwana

Fiċ-ċelebrazzjoni ta’ Jum id-Dwana, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna inawgura s-sezzjoni ġdida tal-klieb li se jkunu qed jintużaw biex ikunu identifikati prodotti tat-tabakk, droga u flus li jkunu qed jiddaħħlu b’mod illegali. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Il-Ministru Scicluna, filwaqt li semma’ l-investiment f’apparat b’teknoloġija sofistikata li sar u li se jibqa’ jsir,  kif ukoll ... [+]

MSX Plc signs MoU with Binance

The subsidiary company of the Malta Stock Exchange, MSX Plc, signed a memorandum of understanding with Binance—the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume—at the Malta Stock Exchange premises in Valletta. The Chairman of the Malta Stock Exchange, Joseph Portelli, and the CFO of Binance, Wei Zhou, were the signatories ... [+]