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  • Daphne's murder brought 'dark cloud over Malta' - President
  • I have hope –The President of the Republic of Malta
  • Daphne's murder brought 'dark coud over Malta' - President
  • Highflying Italian president of would-be Malta airline arrested
  • WATCH: Will Oprah Be The Next US President?
  • President of a Malta-based company arrested in Italian operation
  • Malta's leaders deliver message of unity: President departs from ...
  • WATCH: Prime Minister Skewered On Twitter After BBC Interview On ...
  • Former Malta Prime Minister Mysteriously Pops Up On Major Azeri ...
  • Malta Will Suffer If You Keep Konrad And Keith In Power, MEPs ...
  • Former GWU secretary general Tony Zarb tells BBC to keep its ...
  • Prime Minister Joseph Muscat meets with UK counterpart Theresa May
  • Russian elite flocks to buy Maltese passports
  • Christmas showed how most people are benefiting from economic ...
  • Malta Looking Into Gas Bunkering Through Sicily Pipeline
  • 'I want out of the economy' - Frans Camilleri
  • Valletta is this year's European City of Culture. So what will a big ...
  • Eurozone economy growth best in nearly seven years
  • OECD report shows Malta is tax compliant jurisdiction: official
  • Christmas showed how most people are benefiting from economic ...
  • Malta Looking Into Gas Bunkering Through Sicily Pipeline
  • 'I want out of the economy' - Frans Camilleri
  • Resolutions
  • Free and fair elections in Libya a priority for 2018, PM tells diplomats
  • The week ahead
  • 2018: the year high-rise in Malta comes of age
  • AUM Dock No.1 extension is a no go - PD
  • Property only remaining viable investment option, developers' lobby ...
  • Resolutions
  • Free and fair elections in Libya a priority for 2018, PM tells diplomats
  • The week ahead
  • Valletta is this year's European City of Culture. So what will a big ...
  • Eight proposals for the Opposition (any opposition) in 2018
  • Statistics should be analysed in wider context – government
  • The year to come
  • Partit Demokratiku says AUM licence should be revoked
  • Looking back at 2017 | Coming home to roost
  • The abortion debate: some demographic considerations
  • Brexit: A threat to Malta's continued growth?
  • German Ambassador Gudrun Maria Sräga: After the German election
  • Fed's interest rate hike is mixed blessing for Malta
  • Seifert Systems Ltd celebrates its 50th anniversary
  • Malta readies for EU Presidency, Brexit impact
  • Re-export of mineral fuels distorts export figures
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • Creditreform Rating affirms Malta's sovereign rating of A+
  • Malta: Tax Updates Further To Budget 2017 And The ...
  • Malta: Guidelines Published On The Gambling VAT Exemption
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
  • Only 10% of Malta's debt held by non-residents
  • A €5.8bn national debt – how did we get here?
  • Malta's debt down to 66.3% of GDP
  • DBRS upgrades Malta from stable to positive, notes improvement in ...
  • Malta with highest surplus in the European Union - Eurostat
  • No new taxes or tax increases in Budget 2018
  • National debt ratio falls faster than EU average

    Malta Leaders


    President


  • I have hope –The President of the Republic of Malta
  • Daphne's murder brought dark cloud over Malta, marred period of ...
  • Daphne's murder brought 'dark coud over Malta' - President

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Dalli wants Education Commissioner disciplined
  • Nationalist MP Literally Calls 'Bullshit' On The Government In ...
  • MPs to debate lowering voting age to 16

    Prime Minister


  • WATCH: Prime Minister Skewered On Twitter After BBC Interview On ...
  • Former GWU secretary general Tony Zarb tells BBC to keep its ...
  • Former Malta Prime Minister Mysteriously Pops Up On Major Azeri ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Malta's Deputy PM: 'Freedom of expression is threatened'
  • Six Heated Exchanges From Deputy Prime Minister's Grilling By Top ...
  • [WATCH] Muscat: Infrastructural projects to be announced in the ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Russian nationals dominate list of global rich who are now 'Maltese'
  • Julie Meyer denies accusation that Ariadne Capital committed fraud
  • Free and fair elections in Libya a priority for 2018, PM tells diplomats

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Six member states call for glyphosate alternatives, exit plan
  • Defence minister praises cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and ...
  • Planning Authority could refuse Fenech Adami's garden plans (and ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Watch: 4500 square metres of Floriana bastions restored
  • 2018 European Capitals of Culture: Leeuwarden and Valletta
  • Former minister to be charged with threatening police officers

    Minister of Defense


  • Malta to 'wait and see' before deciding on PESCO defence pact ...
  • 'Bad news for our enemies': EU launches defense pact
  • British navy escorts Russian warship near UK waters

    Minister of Education


  • Education Minister's former aide allegedly wanted €30000 cash bribe
  • Institute of Education launches first prospective
  • Dalli wants Education Commissioner disciplined

    Minister of Energy


  • Cyprus and Malta set framework for enhanced cooperation
  • Government, Enemalta sign security of supply agreement with ...
  • Minister cleared of spreading false news

    Minister of Finance


  • 'Malta is among the most tax compliant countries' – Finance Minister
  • Government 'bypasses' union and contacts pilots individually
  • South Korea plans to ban bitcoin trading, rattles market

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Foreign Affairs Minister in talks with Israeli Prime Minister in Tel Aviv
  • Hungarian junior minister - 'We do not want to be the EU's black sheep'
  • Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela in talks with Palestinian leaders

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • The road to Maltese women's suffrage and beyond
  • Strength of Iran protests uncertain after a week of unrest
  • Police officers caught with cocaine in Paceville

    Minister of Justice


  • Watch: 4500 square metres of Floriana bastions restored
  • Malta Will Suffer If You Keep Konrad And Keith In Power, MEPs ...
  • MEP delegation calls for investigations into IIP, Pilatus, Nexia, MFSA ...

    Minister of Health


  • Doctors' Union Boss Says He Hasn't Heard Recording Of Shadow ...
  • VGH forced into sale of concession over mounting financial difficulty
  • Shadow Health Minister's Dodgy Medical Certificates Pop Up In ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Free public transport for all 16-20-year-old tallinja card holders
  • [WATCH] Muscat: Infrastructural projects to be announced in the ...
  • Government committed to upgrading social, physical, and virtual ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Farewell to those who died in 2017
  • WATCH: L-Istrina 2017 Completely Smashes Last Year's Massive ...
  • €1.25 million collected for Dar tal-Providenza

    Director of State Security Service


  • MEP delegation calls for investigations into IIP, Pilatus, Nexia, MFSA ...
  • 'Cultivation of horticultural crop can increase income'
  • Eight proposals for the Opposition (any opposition) in 2018

    Chairman National Bank


  • ECB currently assessing leaked FIAU reports on Pilatus Bank
  • Russian nationals dominate list of global rich who are now 'Maltese'
  • The road to Maltese women's suffrage and beyond

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Symposium to commemorate Malta's 50th anniversary of Law of the ...
  • Panel debate at UN: Decision makers in the MENA region and ...
  • Text Reaffirming Special Status of Jerusalem Could Be in Security ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • European Parliament report calls for removal of politicians ...
  • Caruana Galizia case: Malta ex-corruption investigator fears for life
  • Trump had lawyer urge AG against Russia recusal

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Ex-football star George Weah to be Liberian president
  • Business Briefs
  • Trump judicial nominee withdraws from consideration

    Opposition


  • Government reacts as Opposition asks if policy on tax harmonisation ...
  • Resolutions
  • New Chief Justice to be appointed by government 'in consultation ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Major EU Court Decision Expected Against Finch Trapping In Malta ...
  • Malta spends among the least on social protection
  • Statistics should be analysed in wider context – government
  • Resolutions
  • 'I want out of the economy' - Frans Camilleri
  • Malta ranked first in personal freedom in business
  • A renaissance - oil price hitting close to 70 dollars a barrel | PKF Malta
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    Investment

  • Resolutions
  • Free and fair elections in Libya a priority for 2018, PM tells diplomats
  • The week ahead
  • 2018: the year high-rise in Malta comes of age
  • AUM Dock No.1 extension is a no go - PD
  • Property only remaining viable investment option, developers' lobby ...
  • Resolutions
  • Free and fair elections in Libya a priority for 2018, PM tells diplomats
  • The week ahead
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    Demographics

  • Valletta is this year's European City of Culture. So what will a big ...
  • Eight proposals for the Opposition (any opposition) in 2018
  • Statistics should be analysed in wider context – government
  • The year to come
  • Partit Demokratiku says AUM licence should be revoked
  • Looking back at 2017 | Coming home to roost
  • The abortion debate: some demographic considerations
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    Export/Import

  • Brexit: A threat to Malta's continued growth?
  • German Ambassador Gudrun Maria Sräga: After the German election
  • Fed's interest rate hike is mixed blessing for Malta
  • Seifert Systems Ltd celebrates its 50th anniversary
  • Malta readies for EU Presidency, Brexit impact
  • Re-export of mineral fuels distorts export figures
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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
  • The Guardian view on murdering the messenger: a desperate situation
  • Budget 2017: Pensions and pensioners given a boost
  • Creditreform Rating affirms Malta's sovereign rating of A+
  • Malta: Tax Updates Further To Budget 2017 And The ...
  • Malta: Guidelines Published On The Gambling VAT Exemption
  • Why we found no surplus in Budget 2018's financial estimates – yet
  • Next Year's Budget Has A Pleasant Surprise For Malta's Smokers
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    Public Debt

  • Only 10% of Malta's debt held by non-residents
  • A €5.8bn national debt – how did we get here?
  • Malta's debt down to 66.3% of GDP
  • DBRS upgrades Malta from stable to positive, notes improvement in ...
  • Malta with highest surplus in the European Union - Eurostat
  • No new taxes or tax increases in Budget 2018
  • National debt ratio falls faster than EU average
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-09MTBalance of Trade MARˆ-232.7Mˆ-127.7M ˆ-174M0
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    2017-05-08MTIndustrial Production YoY MAR0.0444.9% ®0.03801
    2017-05-04MTRetail Sales MoM MAR0.011-0.8% 0.003300
    2017-05-04MTRetail Sales YoY MAR0.029-1.3% ®-0.00600