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February 2019

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 l-investiment, madanakollu huma ftit li jispiċċaw imorru Għawdex u jaraw b’għajnejhom il-potenzjal li toffri l-gżira.   “L-iskop illum kien li għandna delegazzjoni ... [+]

It-tnedija ta’ skema ta’ benefiċċji għal min isofri aċċidenti personali fuq ix-xogħol għall-impjegati tal-Forzi Dixxiplinati u uffiċjali tad-Dwana

Membri tal-Forzi Dixxiplinati u uffiċjali tad-Dwana se jkunu qed jingħataw sa erba’ snin paga jew €180,000 f’każ ta’ incident serju fuq il-post tax-xogħol. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-INTERN U S-SIGURTÀ NAZZJONALI Dan ħabbru l-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna u l-Ministru għall-Intern u s-Sigurtà Nazzjonali Michael Farrugia waqt konferenza tal-aħbarijiet fil-kwartieri ġenerali tad-Dwana fil-Belt Valletta, ... [+]

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 ... [+]

L-Aġenziji ta’ Kreditu qed Jixxaħmu?

Fl-ewwel xahar u nofs tas-sena, tlett aġenziji ta’ kreditu internazzjonali taw ‘ratings’ tajbin lil Malta. Ir-riżultati tagħhom kienu fi grad għoli ta’ A u iżjed. Dan kollhu jfisser li l-andamment ekonomiku u finanzjarju tal-pajjiż sejjer tajjeb, anzi tajjeb hafna. Jekk wieħed jifli sew dawn ir-rapporti dettaljati, Isib li jgħidu li ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Inkomplu nwettqu l-miżuri tal-Baġit 2019; ħruġ ta’ 62+ bond tal-Gvern

Waqt konferenza stampa, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna ħabbar li għat-tielet sena konsekuttiva, se jinħareġ bond għall-anzjani b’rata ta’ imgħax attraenti msejħa 62+ Government Savings Bond. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Dan il-bond, li ser ikollu ħames snin maturità, se joffri rata tal-imgħax ta’ tlieta fil-mija fis-sena, liema rata hija ferm ogħla mir-rati li qiegħdin joffru ... [+]

Brexit bla Ftehim ikun Katastrofiku

Aktar kmieni din il-ġimgħa kont għal laqgħat fi Brussell. Fost dawn il-laqgħat kellna dik tal-EUROGROUP li tiġbor il-Ministri għall-Finanzi tal-membri stati fiż-żona ewro, u kif ukoll tal-ECOFIN li tiġbor il-ministri tal-membri stati kollha.   Dawn iż-żewġ laqgħat ġibdu l-interess tal-midja nternazzjonali. Filfatt ġejt intervistat minn Bloomberg, stazzjon televiżiv ferm importanti. Jista’ jkun ... [+]

DBRS affirms Malta’s rating at ‘a (high)’ with a stable outlook

Following the positive sovereign credit ratings by Fitch and Moody’s earlier this year, DBRS, a reputable Canadian credit rating agency, has confirmed Malta’s sovereign credit rating at ‘A (high)’ with a stable outlook. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE DBRS notes that the ‘A (high)’ rating is mainly supported by Malta’s ... [+]

Bilateral meeting with Italian Economy and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria

A bilateral meeting was held on Friday between Finance Minister Edward Scicluna and Italian Economy and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria on the fringes of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank constituency meeting held in Malta. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The two Ministers pledged to intensify the ... [+]