June 2019

Robust growth sustained in the first quarter of 2019

During the first quarter of this year the Maltese economy continued to be amongst the top performing economies in the EU, growing by 4.9 per cent. In nominal terms, GDP increased by 7.4 per cent. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The year-on-year quarterly economic growth rate compared remarkably well with the average growth rate of 1.2 and 1.5 per cent recorded in the Euro Area and the EU28 respectively. “I am ... [+]

Meeting with World Bank officials

Minister for Finance Professor Edward Scicluna held a meeting with World Bank Country Director for the Maghreb and Malta, Middle East and North Africa, Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly at his Ministry in Valletta wherein they discussed issues of interest between Malta and the MENA countries. She was accompanied by World Bank ... [+]