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Żjara fl-aġenzija MiTA

Fi żjara li saret fl-uffiċini tal-MITA f’Santa Venera, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi u s-Servizzi Finanzjarji Edward Scicluna u s- Segretarju Parlamentari għas-Servizzi Finanzjarji u l-Ekonomija Diġitali Clayton Bartolo ltaqgħu mal-bord tad-diretturi mmexxi mis-Sur Tony Sultana. F’din iż-żjara l-Ministru Edward Scicluna u s-Segretarju Parlamentari Clayton Bartolo ġew mgħarrfa bil-proġetti li huma ppjanati li jsiru mill-aġenzija li toffri servizzi relatati mat-teknoloġija lill-gvern u l-entitajiet tiegħu.   STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U S-SERVIZZI FINANZJARJI Il-ministru u s-segretarju parlamentari faħħru ... [+]

More Coherent, Transparent, and Less Complex Fiscal Framework

“Looking back, the EU experience following the last financial crisis shows that the fiscal framework rules worked for some EU countries, but not for all member states. Therefore, we need to ask ourselves whether changes are indeed necessary or whether supplementary measures are what is required. We need to make ... [+]

High economic growth rates projected by the EU for the foreseeable future

The Ministry for Finance and Financial Services welcomes the 2020 Winter Economic Forecast published by the European Commission (EC) which, follows the 2019 Autumn Forecast, in that it expects the Maltese economy to record the highest GDP growth rates in the EU for years 2020 and 2021. PRESS RELEASE BY THE ... [+]

Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crime Conference

Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna delivered the opening speech at the Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crime Conference, organised jointly by ARQ and MBA and entitled ‘The Road to Meaningful Reform’, which was held at Westin Dragonara in St Julians. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND ... [+]

Meeting with the Chamber President and Council Members

Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna met with the President and Council Members of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry at the Chamber’s premises in Valletta. Minister Scicluna stated that the government and the business community both share common goals and visions, that of maintaining Malta’s continued ... [+]

The European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry 4th International Conference

“By sustainable finance, we are asking the financial services sector worldwide to take on a social, environmental and developmental responsibility,” stated Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna in his concluding address during a conference on the sustainability of the financial sector in Malta, organised by the Finance Forum ... [+]

DBRS confirms Malta’s rating at ‘A’ (High) with a stable trend

“I am pleased to note the credit rating agency DBRS acknowledging that Malta’s current public finance position and debt dynamics provide the government valuable room to support the economy in the event of a negative shock. Reducing the debt burden and creating a fiscal buffer in case of need has ... [+]

Finance Minister on Europe’s Green Deal

“Malta welcomes the European Green deal which is intended to synergise the economy, the environment and society”, said Finance and Financial Services Minister Edward Scicluna while intervening during the ECOFIN Council, which was held in Brussels. Minister Scicluna further noted, however, that the adoption of this strategy may be burdensome ... [+]

€8 million surplus recorded in the first eleven months

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the latest Government finance data published by the NSO, which shows that during the period January to November of this year, the Government recorded a surplus of €8.0 million, representing a positive change over last year by €43.2 million. The surplus for the first eleven months ... [+]

At the Atlantic Dialogues in Marrakech

“A lot of Central Banks’ fire power is wasted on compensating for existing negative effects arising from trade sanctions. Why should we put the burden on monetary policy when we can get instead the bull by the horns and target what has been slowing down the Global Economy. We should ... [+]

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