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  • Amir greets Malta's President
  • India, Malta sign 3 MoUs as Venkaiah Naidu holds talks with ...
  • Amir congratulates Malta's president
  • President Requested To Strip Tony Zarb Off Malta's Highest Honour ...
  • The President's engagements - September 23, 2018
  • Europe's future lies with a more united Europe - President
  • Why Malta should push for a Maltese EC president
  • Amir greets Malta's President
  • India, Malta sign 3 MoUs as Venkaiah Naidu holds talks with ...
  • Prime Minister Confirms Plan To Install Facial Recognition CCTV ...
  • PM meets Prime Minister of Malta: 17 September 2018
  • Full support for GanaEight Coin launch from Malta prime minister
  • Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat Calls For Second Brexit ...
  • Maltese Prime Minister Fraudulently Impersonated by Bitcoin ...
  • Malta tops eurozone's economic growth charts
  • S&P affirms Malta's positive ratings
  • Malta's growth far outstrips that of other EU countries
  • Cohesion funds needed in spite of economic growth – Parliamentary ...
  • Are we measuring the right thing?
  • Central Bank report confirms a slowing down of economic growth
  • Malta tops eurozone's economic growth charts
  • S&P affirms Malta's positive ratings
  • Malta's growth far outstrips that of other EU countries
  • Standard and Poor's affirms Malta's positive rating
  • Malta tops eurozone's economic growth charts
  • Are we measuring the right thing?
  • Malta house price growth outstrips Hong Kong to take top ranking
  • Farsons cautiously optimistic of steady growth
  • A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A ...
  • Standard and Poor's affirms Malta's positive rating
  • Malta tops eurozone's economic growth charts
  • Are we measuring the right thing?
  • Population growth milking Benna dry
  • Transport scheme chaos exposes Labour's 'vote catching' mentality ...
  • Transport, maintenance and cleaning are in 'critical' situation, Tony ...
  • All of Malta's tuna farms fined for breaching permit conditions
  • Budgetary proposals - Michael Briguglio
  • Population growth milking Benna dry
  • Transport scheme chaos exposes Labour's 'vote catching' mentality ...
  • Transport, maintenance and cleaning are in 'critical' situation, Tony ...
  • All of Malta's tuna farms fined for breaching permit conditions
  • S&P affirms Malta's positive ratings
  • Managing success
  • Boosted by exports, Turkey registers highest growth among OECD ...
  • Bellfield Brewery targets further international growth
  • OECD trims economic outlook over trade and emerging market woes
  • GDP exceeds €3 billion in second quarter of 2018
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Malta: Budget 2015: Highlights And Opportunities
  • Creditreform Rating affirms Malta's sovereign rating of A+
  • Finland, Sweden and Denmark have the smallest budgets in Europe ...
  • 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 ...
  • Moody's affirms 'A3 positive' rating for Malta
  • Malta given A3 rating by Moody's Investor Service
  • Today's front pages - May 31, 2018

    Malta Leaders


    President


  • India, Malta sign 3 MoUs as Venkaiah Naidu holds talks with ...
  • Europe's future lies with a more united Europe - President
  • Amir congratulates Malta's president

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu leaves from Serbia for Malta
  • KUNA main news for Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Vice President to visit Serbia, Malta, Romania

    Prime Minister


  • PM meets Prime Minister of Malta: 17 September 2018
  • Prime Minister Confirms Plan To Install Facial Recognition CCTV ...
  • Malta PM claims EU leaders 'almost unanimous' for second Brexit vote

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Truth-seekers my foot
  • Czech Republic will not accept migrant sharing, Joseph Muscat is told
  • MEPs urge ministers to condemn hate speech towards Daphne ...

    Minister of Economy


  • What happened on... September 24
  • Blockchain Island Dream Is 'Calculated Risk' Says Malta Leader
  • After Freezing Journalist's Assets, Economy Minister No Longer ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • CALENDRIER du 24 septembre au 30 septembre 2018
  • What happened on... September 18
  • All of Malta's tuna farms fined for breaching permit conditions

    Minister of Culture


  • Faith, civilisation and valour - Therese Comodini Cachia
  • 'The Majlis Cultures in Dialogue' exhibition opens in Malta
  • MEDIUM TERM COOPERATION PLAN Agreed Minutes of the First ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Finance Ministry replies to TMBW editorial
  • Italy forces migrant boats onto EU defence agenda
  • Italy to push EU to rotate ports for migrant arrivals, with focus on ...

    Minister of Education


  • School year starting with teaching posts still vacant
  • We had teachers and LSAs who were given instructions to provide ...
  • Free school transport good idea but not given to all the parents who ...

    Minister of Energy


  • MEDIUM TERM COOPERATION PLAN Agreed Minutes of the First ...
  • Standard and Poor's affirms Malta's positive rating
  • Murder in Malta

    Minister of Finance


  • Finance Ministry replies to TMBW editorial
  • Standard and Poor's affirms Malta's positive rating
  • 200000 workers to receive tax refund in coming days

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Foreign Affairs Minister calls on EU states to 'bridge the divide' with ...
  • MEDIUM TERM COOPERATION PLAN Agreed Minutes of the First ...
  • All Maltese nationals in Libya safe, foreign ministry confirms

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Quotas, obligatory migrant sharing not acceptable solution – Czech ...
  • Malta Bans Prisoners From Having Sex With Their Loved Ones
  • PN approves first group of candidates to contest MEP election

    Minister of Justice


  • Activists mourn freedom of speech in front of Justice Ministry
  • Faith, civilisation and valour - Therese Comodini Cachia
  • What happened on... September 24

    Minister of Health


  • €3 million study on the social determinants of health
  • Gozo helicopter case to be investigated by health ministry
  • Fearne's activists rallying Labour delegates in health department for ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Three major Marsa road projects to be completed in coming days ...
  • Transport Minister highlights 'robust aviation sector'
  • Updated: Planning Authority approves plans for Santa Luċija tunnels ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Sports, schools and workplaces are next frontier for LGBTIQ strategy
  • MEDIUM TERM COOPERATION PLAN Agreed Minutes of the First ...
  • Czech, Maltese PMs call for second UK referendum on Brexit

    Director of State Security Service


  • German Police: 'No Request From Malta For Daphne Caruana ...
  • Irish security policing is 'closed to public scrutiny', says major ICCL ...
  • Why the EU Is Furious With Malta

    Chairman National Bank


  • Why the EU Is Furious With Malta
  • Malta YMCA Grand Opening
  • Laundering the Bolichicos' cash: how a Malta firm assisted the ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • PN approves first group of candidates to contest MEP election
  • On Bangladesh Banned Inner City Press Asks If Fakhrul or BNP ...
  • On Myanmar Inner City Press Asks Bangladesh PR of Island Lead ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • President Kagame, Prime Minister Tsipras, and Secretary Acosta to ...
  • Watch: Two presidents - not Trump - pay tribute to McCain at funeral
  • TMID Editorial: Accountability - The French, again, show us the way

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Trump court nominee's accuser to testify on Thursday
  • Why the EU Is Furious With Malta
  • Steve Bannon Drafting Curriculum for Right-Wing Catholic Institute ...

    Opposition


  • Watch: Opposition hyperbole is hurting Malta's reputation - Edward ...
  • Incoherent Opposition reflects on democratic governance of country ...
  • Interview: 'After one year, Labour had turned into a cult'

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Malta spends 1.3% of GDP on transport; third lowest in EU – Eurostat
  • Credit rating reviews on Malta
  • Are we measuring the right thing?
  • GDP up 5.9% in second quarter in real terms
  • Malta's government expenditure on recreation, culture and religion ...
  • Malta's growth far outstrips that of other EU countries
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    Investment

  • Standard and Poor's affirms Malta's positive rating
  • Malta tops eurozone's economic growth charts
  • Are we measuring the right thing?
  • Malta house price growth outstrips Hong Kong to take top ranking
  • Farsons cautiously optimistic of steady growth
  • A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A ...
  • Standard and Poor's affirms Malta's positive rating
  • Malta tops eurozone's economic growth charts
  • Are we measuring the right thing?
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    Demographics

  • Population growth milking Benna dry
  • Transport scheme chaos exposes Labour's 'vote catching' mentality ...
  • Transport, maintenance and cleaning are in 'critical' situation, Tony ...
  • All of Malta's tuna farms fined for breaching permit conditions
  • Budgetary proposals - Michael Briguglio
  • Population growth milking Benna dry
  • Transport scheme chaos exposes Labour's 'vote catching' mentality ...
  • Transport, maintenance and cleaning are in 'critical' situation, Tony ...
  • All of Malta's tuna farms fined for breaching permit conditions
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    Export/Import

  • S&P affirms Malta's positive ratings
  • Managing success
  • Boosted by exports, Turkey registers highest growth among OECD ...
  • Bellfield Brewery targets further international growth
  • OECD trims economic outlook over trade and emerging market woes
  • GDP exceeds €3 billion in second quarter of 2018
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    Public Spending

  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Malta: Budget 2015: Highlights And Opportunities
  • Creditreform Rating affirms Malta's sovereign rating of A+
  • Finland, Sweden and Denmark have the smallest budgets in Europe ...
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    Public Debt

  • 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 ...
  • Moody's affirms 'A3 positive' rating for Malta
  • Malta given A3 rating by Moody's Investor Service
  • Today's front pages - May 31, 2018
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-08MTBalance of Trade JUN?-242.6M? -190.5M00
    2018-08-06MTIndustrial Production YoY JUN-1.10%-1.20%01
    2018-08-03MTRetail Sales MoM JUN-0.30%0.8% ?1.30%00
    2018-08-03MTRetail Sales YoY JUN-1.50%-0.5% ?1.20%00
    2018-07-30MTBusiness Confidence JUL116.801
    2018-07-30MTConsumer Confidence JUL22.1901
    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