Category: malta


Fitch expects Malta deficit to be 8.2% in 2020, debt up by €2 billion

Fitch believes Malta’s real GDP will contract by 5.9% in 2020, a more austere outlook than a recent IMF prediction   Credit rating agency Fitch has revised Malta’s outlook to […]

Fitch Revises Malta’s Outlook to Stable; Affirms at ‘A+’

Link to Fitch Ratings’ Report(s): Malta – Rating Action Report   Fitch Ratings has revised Malta’s Outlook to Stable from Positive and affirmed the Long-Term Foreign-Currency (LTFC) Issuer Default Rating […]

Russia notifies Luxembourg, Malta about dividend tax increase

Changes will not affect interest gains paid on Eurobond loans, bond loans of Russian companies and loans extended by foreign banks, according to Russia’s Finance Ministry.   The Russian Ministry […]

MoU signed on first trade delegation to Poland

Minister Chris Cardona is currently in Poland leading the very first trade delegation to the country compromising of some 50 strong business leaders and entrepreneurs to explore business and investment […]

EU revises its growth forecast for Malta

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomes the European Commission’s 2018 Winter Forecast wherein Malta’s growth rates have been revised upwards for the years 2018 and 2019.   Minister Scicluna stated […]

Safer Banking

It was exactly three years ago that the European Central Bank assumed joint supervisory responsibility with local regulators of large and systemically important banks in the Eurozone. Malta’s larger banks […]
Presentations, Resources

The Multilateral Convention and Malta’s Double Tax Treaties

Malta signed the OECD’s Multilateral Instrument (the MLI) on 7 June 2017, alongside 71 other countries. The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and […]

Further business opportunities for the insurance agencies – Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomed the renewed commitment of Argus Insurance Agencies to expand their operations in Malta, while addressing their staff with their business partners at an event […]

Financial services firms expect to recruit more staff

More than four in five (81 per cent) senior professionals in Malta’s financial services sector expect their companies to increase the number of employees over the next five years, research […]

Financial sector could grow to 15% of GDP – survey

Main driver will be company relocation to Malta   A survey of 43 professionals working in Malta’s financial services industry reveals the clear majority expect the sector to enjoy strong […]

Malta will be financial centre of choice after Brexit, analyst predicts

Malta will be a financial centre of choice for British companies wanting a base in the EU after Brexit, a financial services analyst has predicted. Jeremy Leach, CEO of Managing […]

European Commission publishes the 2017 Country Report for Malta

The European Commission today published its annual analysis of the economic and social challenges – the so-called Country Report – for each Member State, including Malta. The report is a […]