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  • 5S MPs walk out in protest when Maltese President begins to speak
  • [WATCH] Italian Five Star MPs walk out in protest during address of ...
  • Italian Five Star MPs walk out in protest during address of Maltese ...
  • President of Malta urges people to #drinkfresh milk
  • PM speaks to French President Macron
  • US extradites Panama former President Martinelli
  • Prime Minister: Malta wants best relations with Italy, saving of lives ...
  • Aquarius standoff: PN MEP Roberta Metsola takes dig at Malta ...
  • Macedonia prime minister to visit Malta on Tuesday
  • [ANALYSIS] Joseph Muscat, Mk 3. Will he retain the Teflon touch?
  • Spain offers to take in hundreds of stranded migrants after Italy ...
  • Spanish Prime Minister Lets Migrant Boat Dock At Valencia
  • Malta Fiscal Advisory Council endorses official economic growth ...
  • Thousands Of Maltese People Will Get Kicked Out On The Streets ...
  • 'People with disability can support the economy'
  • Growth, deterioration - Michael Briguglio
  • Population growth: is Malta reaching the limit?
  • Commonwealth's future - Martin Scicluna
  • Growing economic pains
  • Consequences of economic momentum
  • Living on this litte rock ​​​- Tony Zahra
  • Growth, deterioration - Michael Briguglio
  • Population growth: is Malta reaching the limit?
  • Malta Fiscal Advisory Council endorses official economic growth ...
  • Binance Invests in Malta-based Blockchain Esports Company
  • Growing economic pains
  • New Italian economy minister vows to stay in euro, cut debt level
  • Crypto Trading Giant Binance Strikes Its First Deal In Malta
  • The Joseph delusion - Mark Anthony Falzon
  • Population growth: is Malta reaching the limit?
  • Malta: population 700000?
  • Thousands Of Maltese People Will Get Kicked Out On The Streets ...
  • Lifelong learning target out of reach for Malta, EU
  • The Joseph delusion - Mark Anthony Falzon
  • Capital Region towns lead state population growth
  • Commonwealth's future - Martin Scicluna
  • Population growth: is Malta reaching the limit?
  • Malta: population 700000?
  • February Brings a Big Boost to Malta's Economic Ratings
  • Brexit: A threat to Malta's continued growth?
  • Fed's interest rate hike is mixed blessing for Malta
  • German Ambassador Gudrun Maria Sräga: After the German election
  • Malta export percentage drop highest in Europe
  • Malta readies for EU Presidency, Brexit impact
  • Re-export of mineral fuels distorts export figures
  • ST reports $26m losses
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Malta Budget 2018 approved by the Council of the European Union
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • Cash-for-passports is not about making money, Prime Minister tells ...
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • Malta: Malta Transposes Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
  • Extension for reduced rate of stamp duty on the transfer of a family ...
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Today's front pages - May 31, 2018
  • Only 10% of Malta's debt held by non-residents
  • 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 ...
  • Malta registers highest surplus in the European Union
  • Moody's and DBRS upgrade Malta's credit ratings
  • Updated | Selling off Air Malta will mean taxpayer picks up €66 ...

    Malta Leaders


    President


  • 5S MPs walk out in protest when Maltese President begins to speak
  • Italian Five Star MPs walk out in protest during address of Maltese ...
  • [WATCH] Italian Five Star MPs walk out in protest during address of ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • The Speaker and Sette Giugno
  • Speaker says citizens' right of reply can curb MPs' abuse of privilege
  • Speaker wants Public Accounts Committee testimonies kept out of ...

    Prime Minister


  • Prime Minister: Malta wants best relations with Italy, saving of lives ...
  • Aquarius standoff: PN MEP Roberta Metsola takes dig at Malta ...
  • Macedonia prime minister to visit Malta on Tuesday

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Italy's Salvini claims 'victory' over migrant ship refusal as Spain ...
  • The Latest: Aid group heads for shipwreck, 12 believed dead
  • Anastacia Thanks Prime Minister During Highly Successful Malta ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Prime Minister: Malta wants best relations with Italy, saving of lives ...
  • New Italian economy minister vows to stay in euro, cut debt level
  • Stellar Lumens [XLM] to step into Malta with the first ever “YOVO”

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Schools' fruit and veg to be sourced from Maltese farmers, suppliers ...
  • [ANALYSIS] Joseph Muscat, Mk 3. Will he retain the Teflon touch?
  • Upper Barrakka chopped down tree 'was dangerous to passers-by ...

    Minister of Culture


  • The Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells represents the Malta ...
  • Culture Ministry silent on Anton Refalo's new appointment as ...
  • Meetings kick off to discuss the future of culture in Malta

    Minister of Defense


  • Spain urged to take in migrants abandoned by Malta and Italy
  • Japan's defense minister says US-South Korean military drills 'vital'
  • Minister insists controlled rent legal amendments strike balance ...

    Minister of Education


  • Education Ministry official confirms former ministerial aide collected ...
  • Academics are very sceptical of ministry's Maltese as a Foreign ...
  • Education Minister says students should be older than 12 when ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Spain, not Italy, will take in stranded migrants 'to avoid catastrophe'
  • Spain offers to take in stranded migrant ship
  • Transport Malta e-mails passed on to Electrogas by minister himself

    Minister of Finance


  • 'Back corruption or quit,' Ukrainian finance minister alleges he was told
  • Italy could be next Greece if it raises spending: Maltese finance ...
  • The Warsaw office of Hogan Lovells represents the Malta ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Minister Carmelo Abela's veranda permit remains elusive
  • Spain offers to take migrant boat, spurned by Italy and Malta – but ...
  • Foreign Minister says his wife suggested ministry worker to do works ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Italy's Salvini may act unilaterally on migration, Malta needs EU ...
  • Salvini, Di Maio hit back over Aquarius
  • Foreign Minister says his wife suggested ministry worker to do works ...

    Minister of Justice


  • The Latest: Italy: Today is turning point in EU migration
  • 27 fireworks factories benefit from a new fund to improve safety ...
  • Minister insists controlled rent legal amendments strike balance ...

    Minister of Health


  • 'We are getting a bad name Mr Minister' – PN deputy leader tells ...
  • Fearne signs agreement with WHO on 'technical help' for 10-year ...
  • Mount Carmel Hospital wards to be reorganised, Health Minister says

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • 'Malta has been ready for a sudden migrant influx for years'
  • Economic impact assessment on Gozo cruise liner buoy underway
  • Turkish firm accuses Maltese road contract objectors of xenophobia

    Minister of Sports


  • Cabinet Member Confirms Using Maltese Public Funds To Promote ...
  • Own goal in sporting values
  • Joseph Muscat's sporty ambition: Malta should aim for international ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Russian police stretched to limit by World Cup duties: union
  • China hacked a Navy contractor and secured a trove of highly ...
  • Appointee Watch: A Wave of State, Defense Nominations

    Chairman National Bank


  • APS Bank CEO appointed MBA chairman
  • New MBA chairman elected
  • EU mulls clampdown on money laundering after Latvia, Malta bank ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Appreciation: Joseph Cassar
  • Joseph Cassar, former diplomat and PN official, dies
  • We Shall Never Abandon Struggle for Peace, Freedom, Self ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • TMID Editorial: Political accountability - A second lesson in good ...
  • US president plans to leave 15 hours early from North Korea summit
  • Macron's chief of staff under investigation for conflict of interest

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Supreme Court rules that states can clean up their voting rolls
  • AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDT
  • Yelp reviews have tanked for bakery at center of Supreme Court ...

    Opposition


  • TMIS Editorial: Who's damaging whose reputation?
  • Government planning to create more poverty – Opposition Leader ...
  • A committee for democracy... and the Opposition is excluded ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Growth, deterioration - Michael Briguglio
  • Malta's real GDP in Q1 grows by 4.4 pct
  • GDP goes up by 4.4 per cent in first quarter – NSO
  • Growing economic pains
  • Ireland's defence spending is lowest in Europe at 0.3% of GDP
  • Malta's economy grows by 4.4% in first quarter
  • Sant contests EC statement Maltese economy affected by large ...
  • A culture of impunity
  • Fashion retailer nominated to chair Malta Gaming Authority
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    Investment

  • Growth, deterioration - Michael Briguglio
  • Population growth: is Malta reaching the limit?
  • Malta Fiscal Advisory Council endorses official economic growth ...
  • Binance Invests in Malta-based Blockchain Esports Company
  • Growing economic pains
  • New Italian economy minister vows to stay in euro, cut debt level
  • Crypto Trading Giant Binance Strikes Its First Deal In Malta
  • The Joseph delusion - Mark Anthony Falzon
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    Demographics

  • Population growth: is Malta reaching the limit?
  • Malta: population 700000?
  • Thousands Of Maltese People Will Get Kicked Out On The Streets ...
  • Lifelong learning target out of reach for Malta, EU
  • The Joseph delusion - Mark Anthony Falzon
  • Capital Region towns lead state population growth
  • Commonwealth's future - Martin Scicluna
  • Population growth: is Malta reaching the limit?
  • Malta: population 700000?
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    Export/Import

  • February Brings a Big Boost to Malta's Economic Ratings
  • Brexit: A threat to Malta's continued growth?
  • Fed's interest rate hike is mixed blessing for Malta
  • German Ambassador Gudrun Maria Sräga: After the German election
  • Malta export percentage drop highest in Europe
  • Malta readies for EU Presidency, Brexit impact
  • Re-export of mineral fuels distorts export figures
  • ST reports $26m losses
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    Public Spending

  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Malta Budget 2018 approved by the Council of the European Union
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • Cash-for-passports is not about making money, Prime Minister tells ...
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • Malta: Malta Transposes Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
  • Extension for reduced rate of stamp duty on the transfer of a family ...
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
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    Public Debt

  • Today's front pages - May 31, 2018
  • Only 10% of Malta's debt held by non-residents
  • 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 ...
  • Malta registers highest surplus in the European Union
  • Moody's and DBRS upgrade Malta's credit ratings
  • Updated | Selling off Air Malta will mean taxpayer picks up €66 ...
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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%00
    2018-07-18MTInflation Rate YoY JUN1.40%00
    2018-07-10MTBalance of Trade MAY00
    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
    2018-06-15MTInflation Rate YoY MAY1.40%1.60%00
    2018-06-11MTBalance of Trade APR?-200.8M?-260M01