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EUROGROUP meeting to approve the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis Support package

During a videoconference meeting with the Finance Ministers of the Euro Area member states held on 8 May 2020, Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna welcomed the agreement reached on the features and standardised terms of the Pandemic Crisis Support to be provided by the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES This new instrument will be available to all Euro Area member ... [+]

Tnedija ta’ skemi biex jindirizzaw anomaliji tal-passat

Għar-raba' sena konsekuttiva, il-gvern qed jonora wegħda elettorali li jindirizza anomaliji u inġustizzji tal-imgħoddi. Dan qed isir b'sejħa għall-applikazzjonijiet mingħand eks membri tal-korpi mwaqqfa qabel l-1979, eks ħaddiema tax-xatt u uffiċjali tal-pulizija. Bejniethom, mistennija jitħallsu b'kollox madwar €12 miljun. Aktar minn 7,000 persuna se jkunu ntitolati għall-għotjiet li jingħataw skont erba' ... [+]

Imniedi fond ta’ emerġenza għall-għaqdiet volontarji

L-imxija tal-Covid-19 f'pajjiżna ħolqot sitwazzjonijiet diffiċli ħafna għall-għaqdiet volontarji sabiex ikomplu joperaw. Għal dan l-għan tnieda fond ta' emerġenza għall-għaqdiet volontarji li jammonta għal €125,000. Dan il-fond, li hu amministrat mill-Kunsill Malti għas-Settur tal-Volontarjat, b'kollaborazzjoni mas-Segretarjat Parlamentari għaż-Żgħażagħ, l-Isport u l-Volontarjat, se jgħin lill-għaqdiet volontarji finanzjarjament f'sitwazzjonijiet eċċezzjonali. Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi u s-Servizzi ... [+]

EC forecasts Malta with third lowest negative growth rate in the euro area

The Ministry for Finance and Financial Services welcomes the Spring Economic Forecast 2020 published by the European Commission (EC) which corroborates the Government’s own macroeconomic forecasts in expecting economic growth in 2020 to recover the lost ground this year. Indeed, the EC forecast the Maltese economy to grow by 6.0 ... [+]

Għotja finanzjarja lill-każini tal-banda Maltin u Għawdxin

Il-Ministru Scicluna b’għotja finanzjarja lill-każini tal-banda Maltin u Għawdxin Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi u s-Servizzi Finanzjari Edward Scicluna, bħala l-Ministru li jamministra l-Fond għall-Kawżi Ġusti, ta s-somma ta’ €200,000 lill-Għaqda Każini tal-Banda, sabiex jitqassmu f’ammonti ndaqs bejn il-Każini tal-banda kollha ta’ Malta u Għawdex. Dan b’rikonoxximent għall-impenn soċjo-kulturali li dawn il-każini jagħtu lejn ... [+]

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 ... [+]

ECOFIN meeting on the stability and economic impact of COVID-19

During a teleconference meeting with the finance ministers of the European Union, held on the 23rd of March 2020, Minister for Finance and Financial Services Edward Scicluna welcomed the proposed financial packages prepared by the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the European Investment Bank, and the easing of ... [+]

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