Malta’s surplus budget prioritises measures focusing on transport, education and the environment. Finance Minister Edward Scicluna also confirmed Government’s commitment to making Malta a hub for blockchain technologies as well as an attractive post-Brexit domicile.
Moody's annual update on Malta's credit rating is now published, it highlights that although Malta has favourable economic prospects and robust growth, the fiscal accounts of the government with a public debt to GDP ratio above the A-rated median continues to constrain an improved rating.
Parliamentary Secretary Chris Agius explores the infrastructural projects needed to develop Malta's sport offering, making it clear that while sports enthusiasts deserve better facilities, the environment needs to be given due consideration.
With 30 years’ experience of working in the legal field, the three men behind GTG Advocates operate in citizenship, shipping, commercial and corporate law, as well as in financial services and IP, but Managing Partner Ivan Gatt talks consolidation as he gives MaltaProfile his thoughts on the legal sector and the Maltese economy.
Franco-Maltese trade relations are set to reach new heights as the French Embassy has just announced that Paris has agreed to set up a temporary Trade office in Valletta. Maltaprofile.info sat down with French ambassador to Malta, Béatrice le Fraper du Hellen, who wants to contribute to a new, more modern, Franco-Maltese relationships.
With the second and final Obama term coming to a close, the European-American TTIP agreement is very high on the US economic diplomacy agenda. In the first instalment from our series of interviews with diplomats accredited to Malta, new American Ambassador G. Kathleen Hill positions the TTIP as her main area of focus for the months to come.
Gozo is upping the ante in terms of innovation and investment. With radical expansion of Gozo General Hospital and plans for a new care home, reviving the islands economy has never been more important, Dr Anton Refalo, tells MaltaProfile.