Malta Chamber Budget 2019 Full Reactions

9th November 2018

Malta Chamber publishes its complete and in depth reaction to the Budget for 2019.

Further to its preliminary public reactions issued on the 22nd of October 2018, the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry has undertaken an in-depth and fully comprehensive analysis of the 2019 Budget Speech within the broader parameters outlined in the Economic Survey and the financial estimates presented with the budget.

The reactions presented in this document are the result of an internal consultation process collecting feedback from committees and individual members. The  detailed reactions which deal with a number of themes including public finances, macro economic indicator, and the most notable budget measures can be accessed here.


15th November 2018

The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday, aimed to further recognise and establish friendly and cooperative relations, as well as support trade and investment promotion between Malta and China.

7th November 2018

Chamber President Frank V. Farrugia urged Minister Cardona to promote the competitiveness of Malta’s manufacturing industry in any political discussions on measures that would impact competitiveness.

6th November 2018

As the country debates whether it is time to consider compulsory union membership for workers, maltachamber.org.mt asks leaders from the sector for their take on the issue, and weather in their opinion this will actually give more rights to workers or otherwise.

1st November 2018

In a statement issued on Thursday morning, the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, the Malta Employers’ Association, and the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, said that union membership should be a free choice.