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  • Binance Teams Up with Malta to Create the Blockchain Charity ...
  • Maltese President receives Nigerian pop star Peter Okoye
  • Binance Creates Blockchain Charity Foundation with Maltese ...
  • Historians say Trump upends norms of presidential behaviour
  • President of German Evangelical Church highlights plight of refugee ...
  • No comment from President's Office over Paqpaqli pre-court meetings
  • Panama papers: Maltese prime minister cleared of wrongdoing
  • Updated (2): Prime Minister says full Egrant inquiry report to be ...
  • Only 'the best' need apply for a Maltese passport, Muscat tells LA ...
  • Updated: I know limitations of Maltese judiciary; I have doubts in ...
  • Updated | Lifeline standoff: Italian Prime Minister says migrant ...
  • Economic growth to remain robust but expected to moderate ...
  • Economy healthy as sentiment remains above average, Central ...
  • Rebalancing the economy for a better Malta - David Marinelli
  • Malta: A Positive Outlook For The Maltese Economy
  • Malta wants to become 'Blockchain Island'
  • Question time: A plan for growth
  • Study aims to calculate Malta's carbon footprint
  • TAKEOFF Seed Fund Awards provide support to take seven ...
  • Hold recommendation on GO plc
  • STM seeks growth through acquisitions
  • Economic growth to remain robust but expected to moderate ...
  • New Chief Investment Officer at Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisers
  • Looking to settle in paradise? Here are 5 countries where you can ...
  • Creating a centre for books in Valletta
  • Question time: A plan for growth
  • Increase in Malta population more than 15 times that of the EU
  • A story of population growth and property bubbles
  • Ireland's population growth five times EU average
  • TMID Editorial: Number problems - New challenges as population ...
  • The EU countries that desperately need migrants to avoid shrinkage ...
  • Economic growth to remain robust but expected to moderate ...
  • Saratoga County tops growth charts again
  • Economy healthy as sentiment remains above average, Central ...
  • Economic growth to remain robust but expected to moderate ...
  • China second quarter GDP growth softens
  • Sri Lanka exporters urged to press for relaxed immigration, end to ...
  • Resilient, sustainable economy - Aaron Farrugia
  • Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk
  • Trump's 'damaging' tariffs on autos expected to hit German growth
  • Private sector urged to drive export development
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • Malta: Malta Transposes Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Malta: True Cost Of AML Compliance – Findings From European ...
  • Malta: True Cost Of AML Compliance For Financial Institutions
  • Finland, Sweden and Denmark have the smallest budgets in Europe ...
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Updated: Moody's, DBRS upgrade Malta's economic rating
  • A €5.8bn national debt – how did we get here?
  • 'Fitch commends Malta's strong rule of law and government ...
  • Today's front pages - May 31, 2018
  • No new taxes or tax increases in Budget 2018
  • Moody's and DBRS upgrade Malta's credit ratings
  • Malta with highest surplus in the European Union - Eurostat
  • [WATCH] Delia: Budget confirms the government 'has no plan'

    Malta Leaders


    President


  • Binance Teams Up with Malta to Create the Blockchain Charity ...
  • Maltese President receives Nigerian pop star Peter Okoye
  • Binance Creates Blockchain Charity Foundation with Maltese ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Maltese parliament signals opposition to Brussels' Facebook tax ...
  • Students raise hot topics with Speaker in Parliament
  • Updated: Drug traffickers are agents of death – Speaker Anglu ...

    Prime Minister


  • Malta PM and wife cleared over corruption scandal at heart of ...
  • Updated (2): Prime Minister says full Egrant inquiry report to be ...
  • Updated: I know limitations of Maltese judiciary; I have doubts in ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Prime Minister accepted migrants on his own responsibility
  • Australia copied our flag and should get a new one, says New ...
  • Mediation underway to stop PN from splitting up

    Minister of Economy


  • Malta wants to become 'Blockchain Island'
  • Study aims to calculate Malta's carbon footprint
  • TAKEOFF Seed Fund Awards provide support to take seven ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Minister responsible for planning wants to build a pool on ODZ land
  • Living in denial - Arnold Cassola
  • What happened on... July 5

    Minister of Culture


  • Minister to visit to sister Capital of Culture 'in coming weeks' in bid to ...
  • Living in denial - Arnold Cassola
  • Façade of Marsascala's old parish church restored

    Minister of Defense


  • Syrian 'White Helmets' flee to Jordan with Israeli, Western help ...
  • Lord Carrington, who signed defence deal with Mintoff, passes away ...
  • UK junior defense minister resigns, votes against government: BBC

    Minister of Education


  • Twice the price and two dozen direct orders - but government keeps ...
  • Malta wants to become 'Blockchain Island'
  • Another brick in the wall

    Minister of Energy


  • Study aims to calculate Malta's carbon footprint
  • Miriam Dalli Calls Out Fellow MEP Ana Gomes For Casting Doubt ...
  • Living in denial - Arnold Cassola

    Minister of Finance


  • Deceptive 'correctness'
  • The weakest European link - Arthur Muscat
  • Twice the price and two dozen direct orders - but government keeps ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Public Appointments Committee approves new Maltese ...
  • Lifeline migrant rescue boat docks in Maltese port
  • Government to 'offer refuge' to migrants stranded on boat in ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Farrugia at European Interior Ministers meeting, does not have one ...
  • Mediation underway to stop PN from splitting up
  • The Latest: Migrant aid ship docks in Malta with fanfare

    Minister of Justice


  • Living in denial - Arnold Cassola
  • Façade of Marsascala's old parish church restored
  • Panama papers: Maltese prime minister cleared of wrongdoing

    Minister of Health


  • Prime Minister among 1.5m patients in Singapore health cyberattack
  • The health service
  • Only 'the best' need apply for a Maltese passport, Muscat tells LA ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Roads agency, blockchain regulatory framework approved by ...
  • Former FZL President Alex Saliba submits his nomination for the ...
  • New row brewing between Italy and Malta over migrant arrivals

    Minister of Sports


  • Twice the price and two dozen direct orders - but government keeps ...
  • Who Ordered The Car Bomb That Killed Maltese Journalist Daphne ...
  • Malta wants to become 'Blockchain Island'

    Director of State Security Service


  • 'Malta's secret services can tap phones on a minister's order. It must ...
  • From Malta to Moldova: Henley & Partners new citizenship adventure
  • Tech Talk: Machine learning and AI deciphered

    Chairman National Bank


  • RILEY, Victor J., Jr.
  • Victor J. Riley, Jr.
  • Egrant | The Pilatus suitcase and the Baku flight: a conspiracy theory ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Press release – Excerpts from President Vladimir Putin's address at ...
  • On Myanmar After Sweden Manages Stakeout for Guterres' Envoy ...
  • On Myanmar Sweden Read UNSC Press Elements While Silent on ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • No comment from President's Office over Paqpaqli pre-court meetings
  • San Anton meetings prepared for Paqpaqli evidence
  • France's Macron under fire after aide caught beating protester

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • The Secrets of Leonard Leo, the Man Behind Trump's Supreme ...
  • Ship Carrying 230 Migrants Docks in Malta After Italy Denies Berth
  • World briefing

    Opposition


  • TMID Editorial: Egrant inquiry fallout - Crunch time for the Opposition
  • Maltese parliament signals opposition to Brussels' Facebook tax ...
  • Libyans feel Malta has abandoned them, ambassadorial nominee ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • GDP forecast to grow by 5.4% in 2018, second best in Europe
  • People in tourism
  • Malta: A Positive Outlook For The Maltese Economy
  • EU lowers eurozone 2018 GDP forecast
  • 25 giant companies that have more money than entire countries
  • Italy aims to lift 2019 deficit/GDP target to around 1.4% - sources
  • China second quarter GDP growth softens
  • Increased Shipping Industry Regulations Strengthen the Bond ...
  • European economy to lose 1.5% of GDP with 'no-deal' Brexit
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    Investment

  • Hold recommendation on GO plc
  • STM seeks growth through acquisitions
  • Economic growth to remain robust but expected to moderate ...
  • New Chief Investment Officer at Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisers
  • Looking to settle in paradise? Here are 5 countries where you can ...
  • Creating a centre for books in Valletta
  • Question time: A plan for growth
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    Demographics

  • Increase in Malta population more than 15 times that of the EU
  • A story of population growth and property bubbles
  • Ireland's population growth five times EU average
  • TMID Editorial: Number problems - New challenges as population ...
  • The EU countries that desperately need migrants to avoid shrinkage ...
  • Economic growth to remain robust but expected to moderate ...
  • Saratoga County tops growth charts again
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    Export/Import

  • Economy healthy as sentiment remains above average, Central ...
  • Economic growth to remain robust but expected to moderate ...
  • China second quarter GDP growth softens
  • Sri Lanka exporters urged to press for relaxed immigration, end to ...
  • Resilient, sustainable economy - Aaron Farrugia
  • Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk
  • Trump's 'damaging' tariffs on autos expected to hit German growth
  • Private sector urged to drive export development
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    Public Spending

  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • Malta: Malta Transposes Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Malta: True Cost Of AML Compliance – Findings From European ...
  • Malta: True Cost Of AML Compliance For Financial Institutions
  • Finland, Sweden and Denmark have the smallest budgets in Europe ...
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
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    Public Debt

  • Updated: Moody's, DBRS upgrade Malta's economic rating
  • A €5.8bn national debt – how did we get here?
  • 'Fitch commends Malta's strong rule of law and government ...
  • Today's front pages - May 31, 2018
  • No new taxes or tax increases in Budget 2018
  • Moody's and DBRS upgrade Malta's credit ratings
  • Malta with highest surplus in the European Union - Eurostat
  • [WATCH] Delia: Budget confirms the government 'has no plan'
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-07-30MTBusiness Confidence JUL116.800
    2018-07-30MTConsumer Confidence JUL22.1900
    2018-07-26MTPPI YoY JUN5.10%01
    2018-07-18MTInflation Rate YoY JUN1.40%01
    2018-07-10MTBalance of Trade MAY01
    2018-07-06MTIndustrial Production YoY MAY-6.20%-6.74%00
    2018-07-03MTRetail Sales MoM MAY-1.50%0.81%00
    2018-07-03MTRetail Sales YoY MAY-3.10%-0.55%00
    2018-06-28MTBusiness Confidence JUN119.4117.901
    2018-06-28MTConsumer Confidence JUN21.922.301