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February 2019

Better to have convincing tax proposals rather than resorting to abolishing unanimity on tax matters

The idea that is being floated by the European Commission on ending unanimity on tax matters in the Council of the European Union “is not just a matter of sovereignty but more importantly about the possible use of force when the power of conviction is lacking”. This is how Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna described the communication issued by the European Commission titled ‘Towards a more efficient and democratic decision-making ... [+]

Combating tax fraud at the European level

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomed the tax officials from the 28 member states attending the 12th meeting of the Eurofisc Group Working Field 1 dealing with MTIC fraud. The two-day conference, hosted by Malta, is being held at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta between the 6th and 7th of ... [+]

Żvilupp Sostennibli : X’ifisser?

Il-kelma sostennibilita` tintuża sew minn uffiċjali tal-gvern li jiddikjaraw il-politika tal-gvern bħala waħda sostennibli, kif ukoll mill-opożizzjoni li jikkritikaw xi poltika tal-gvern, għal fatt li jgħidu li ma hix sostennibli. Ħafna drabi l-kelma sostennibilita’ nużawha ma’ kelma oħra :  l-iżvilupp u ngħidu “żvilupp sostennibli”. Bħal kull ħaġa oħra din il-kelma għandha ... [+]

Commission considers Malta as one of the most dynamic economies in the EU in its Winter 2019 Forecast

The European Commission described Malta as one of the most dynamic economies in the EU in its Winter 2019 Economic Forecast as Malta secured the highest forecasted economic growth rate in the EU for the years 2019 and 2020. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The Winter Forecast also revised upwards ... [+]

It-Tifsira tal-Olokawst għal-Lum

Din il-ġimgħa d-dinja fakkret avveniment ikrah li nfakkruh ta’ kull sena, l-Olokawst. Għaliex huwa importanti li d-dinja tiqba’ tiftakar fih. F’dan l-akbar ġenoċidju tas-seklu għoxrin inqatlu mas-sitt miljun Lhudi. Din il-ġrajja seħħet 74 sena ilu. Huma nqatlu bl-aktar mod krudili, dan hekk kif ġew ittorturati, isofru l-ġuħ u maqtula. Mhux l-iskop ... [+]

‘Paving the way towards a Sustainable Maltese Economy – Looking ahead to 2050’

The Ministry for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change organised a conference titled ‘Paving the way towards a Sustainable Maltese Economy – Looking ahead to 2050’. Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change José Herrera and Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna delivered the opening speeches at this ... [+]

Fitch affirms Malta at ‘A+’ with a stable outlook

The Ministry for Finance welcomes another positive credit rating report published by another renowned credit rating agency—Fitch—affirming Malta’s sovereign credit rating at ‘A+’ with a stable outlook. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The credit rating report attributes the ‘A+’ rating to Malta’s high income per capita, strong governance and human ... [+]