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April 2020

Ministru Scicluna jippreżenta l-Programm Nazzjonali ta’ Riforma lill-imsieħba soċjali

Il-membri tal-MEUSAC u tal-Kunsill Malti għall-Iżvilupp Ekonomiku u Soċjali illum kienu mistiedna jiddiskutu l-Programm Nazzjonali ta' Riforma għas-Sena 2020 ippreżentat mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi u s-Servizzi Finanzjarji Edward Scicluna. Dan id-dokument, li jiġi sottomess lill-Kummissjoni Ewropea lejn l-aħħar ta' April, prinċiparjament jirrapporta l-progress li qed isir rigward l-implementazzjoni tar-rakkomandazzjonijiet speċifiċi (Country Specific Recommendations) u l-miri nazzjonali stabbiliti mill-Unjoni Ewropea għas-sena 2020. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U S-SERVIZZI FINANZJARJI U MILL-MINISTERU FI ĦDAN L-UFFIĊĊJU TAL-PRIM MINISTRU Il-Ministru ... [+]

Donazzjoni ta’ 6700 flixkun hand sanitizer

Fi żjara ġewwa l-kumpanija Marsovin, il-Ministru għall-Finanzi u s-Servizzi Finanzjarji Edward Scicluna faħħar l-inizjattiva tal-management tal-kumpanija li f’dan iż-żmien partikolari, waqt l-imxija tal-Covid-19, biddlu l-linja tal-produzzjoni tal-inbid tagħhom f’waħda li minnha ser jibbenefikaw l-isptarijiet u l-pubbliku Malti permezz ta’ manifattura ta’ hand sanitizers. Fid-dawl ta’ din il-kriżi bla preċedent li pajjiżna ... [+]

Surplus for the fourth consecutive year; debt-to-GDP ratio falls close to 40 per cent

The latest General Government data published by the NSO and Eurostat confirmed that in 2019, the government recorded a surplus in public finances for the fourth consecutive year. As a result, the government debt-to-GDP ratio, which had surpassed the 60 per cent EU threshold to over 70 per cent pre-2013, ... [+]

Fitch affirms Malta’s ‘A+’ rating and revises the outlook to ‘stable’

Fitch affirmed Malta’s sovereign credit rating at ‘A+’, though revising Malta’s outlook to ‘stable’ as a result of the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on Malta’s economy and public finances. Fitch forecasts real GDP to contract by 5.9 per cent in 2020 but to revert back to a healthy ... [+]

More Financial Assistance To Help Businesses Address Liquidity Difficulties

During a Press Conference, Minister for Finance and Financial Services Prof. Edward Scicluna and Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy Clayton Bartolo announced more financial assistance to ease businesses' liquidity constraints due to COVID-19 pandemic. STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES Following the launch of the Tax ... [+]