Aviation

Ukraine eyes Malta as grain distribution hub

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Malta could become the site of a Ukrainian grain distribution facility for the North African market during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Poroshenko also highlighted that the Ukrainian Antonov aircraft company is willing to open an office in Malta.

17 May 2017

Maltese aviation scaling up

Bank of Valletta held the sixth edition of the BOV Aviation Outlook at their head office in Santa Venera on May 8th. The conference highlighted Malta's continued growth of the aviation industry with maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations, back-office setups, R&D and the production of aircraft components.

09 May 2017

Agribusiness

Agriculture producer price index up 17%

The agriculture producer price index for the first quarter this year increased by 16.8 per cent, while a drop of 2.6 per cent was registered in the input price index over the comparative period last year.

09 June 2015

Banking

BOV and French-Maltese Chamber deepen collaboration

The collaboration between Bank of Valletta (BOV) and the Maltese-French Chamber of Commerce was renewed during a presentation at the French Embassy. Kenneth Farrugia, Chief Business Development Officer at BOV, emphasised the importance in promoting trade relations between Malta and France during his address.

26 May 2017

Maltese aviation scaling up

Bank of Valletta held the sixth edition of the BOV Aviation Outlook at their head office in Santa Venera on May 8th. The conference highlighted Malta's continued growth of the aviation industry with maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations, back-office setups, R&D and the production of aircraft components.

09 May 2017

BPO & Call Centres

Capital Markets

Moody's rate Malta on favourable track

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.

26 May 2017

Construction

Pender Gardens progressing well

Construction is progressing well on the final phase of Pender Gardens, and completion of the project is scheduled for Q1 of 2018.

07 May 2015

New nine-storey Portomaso tower proposed

A new building is being proposed on the site of the present Portomaso coffee shop opposite the former playground in the vicinity of the existing 23 storey tower.

05 May 2015

Digital Media

Malta’s participation in EU Codeweek boosted

The number of sessions carried out in Malta as part of EU Codeweek 2017 between October 7 and 22 was the highest per capita compared to other European countries, said Carm Cachia, executive coordinator, eSkills Malta Foundation.

16 November 2017

Muscat aims to position Malta as digital hub for small states

"Micro states are crying for help to get their people connected, because some of them are finding it incredibly expensive to do so," Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said, recounting conversations he's had with leaders from various island states in the Pacific.

30 April 2015

Education & Research

MCAST and the maritime industry strengthen ties

A memorandum of understanding was signed on the 8th of May between Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MCAST) and Malta Maritime Forum (MMF) to strengthen collaboration and facilitate the upgrading of technical skills among maritime industry employees.

09 May 2017

Energy & Environment

Meeting Malta's water challenge

Malta is set to invest in the water sector by leveraging new technologies as increasingly uncertain weather patterns underscore the urgency of boosting the country’s water security.

30 August 2016

Film Editing & Production

Malta Film Commission now targeting India

The Maltese film industry enjoys prominent visibility throughout the world in countries like the US, Canada, across the EU, and in Russia. The Malta Film Commission is now expanding Malta's reach within the film industry by also targeting India.

27 March 2017

More than a Sister Island

Malta’s positive economic turn has had its effects on Gozo, the archipelagos’ second island. However, Gozo is not just relying on big sister Malta to fuel its advancement. It has found ways and means by which to offset its connectivity issues to develop into a flourishing business centre.

23 June 2016

Financial Services

Health

7 ways how Brexit can affect Malta

As France is promoting Paris as Europe’s next financial capital and Germany’s Berlin is seeking to attract Britain’s tech talent, here are seven consequences, challenges and opportunities for Malta's economy following the Brexit vote.

07 July 2016

iGaming

Malta still attractive but needs to up its game to stay relevant

Malta’s position as an attractive place in Europe for foreign investors is at risk according to EY if the island does not address transparency and skills shortages. iGaming takes the top honour as the industry that will drive economic growth in the next five years.

25 October 2017

Industry & Manufacturing

Insurance & Reinsurance

Life Sciences

7 ways how Brexit can affect Malta

As France is promoting Paris as Europe’s next financial capital and Germany’s Berlin is seeking to attract Britain’s tech talent, here are seven consequences, challenges and opportunities for Malta's economy following the Brexit vote.

07 July 2016

Maritime & Shipping

Catching the Next Wave

Malta is working on developing a sustainable blue economy by further harnessing the Mediterranean Sea – a source of untapped wealth and potential.

19 September 2017

Real Estate & Property

Making the right move

As iGaming companies grow and mature, so too do their offices, say Jeff Buttigieg, Chief Operating Officer, and Edward Agius, Regional Letting Manager at RE/MAX.

15 February 2017

Quality Always Sells

Demand for high-end real estate has remained consistent in the first half of 2015, and real estate professionals believe that Malta’s luxury real estate market is set to grow further.

09 July 2015

Tourism

Transport & Logistics

Ukraine eyes Malta as grain distribution hub

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that Malta could become the site of a Ukrainian grain distribution facility for the North African market during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Poroshenko also highlighted that the Ukrainian Antonov aircraft company is willing to open an office in Malta.

17 May 2017

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