Edward Scicluna

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Name: Edward Scicluna
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Impact of gridlock on the economy

When an economist declares that at present a most serious challenge that the Maltese economy is facing is the cost of traffic congestion on businesses and households, one has good reason to worry. When this economist happens to be the Minister of Finance, ... [Published Times of Malta - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Chamber warns government against indirect taxation for Budget 2015

The Chamber of Commerce warns that more indirect taxation could spell an increase in excise duties.Staff ReporterThe Malta Chamber of Commerce said that a rise in indirect taxation could mean an increase in excise duties and other indirect taxes in place ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Deficit cut ‘on target’ despite delayed deal

The government is still planning to reduce the island’s deficit to 2.1 per cent of GDP by the end of this year despite the delayed deal between Malta and China on the partial privatisation of Enemalta.Finance Minister Edward Scicluna yesterday told Times ... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tapering of unemployment benefits concept to be expanded

The concept of tapering unemployment benefits is to be expanded in the forthcoming budget to make work pay, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said this morning.Introduced in the last budget, the principle works on the premise that rather than losing the ... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Malta Supports Fully European Investment Initiative

Speaking at a meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) in Luxembourg, the Minister for Finance, Professor Edward Scicluna supported the initiative by the Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB), in coordination with Member States, ... [Published di-ve.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Health reforms must be transparent

Concern has been expressed that the shift from public to private healthcare will be partly financed by taxpayers’ moneyCartoon by Mark SciclunaThe forthcoming Budget is expected to include measures to encourage more people to take out private health insurance ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Finance Minister at IMF meeting in Washington

:58Finance Minister Edward Scicluna held a number of meetings with senior officials from the leading international institutions, briefing them about Malta's economic, fiscal and financial outlook.The meetings took place on the back of the Annual Meetings ... [Published Malta Star - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Scicluna says Commonwealth countries better prepared to face financial crisis

Finance minister Edward Scicluna addresses the Commonwealth finance ministers' meeting in WashingtonStaff ReporterFinance minister Edward Scicluna told the Commonwealth Finance Ministers' Meeting held in Washington DC on 8 October that “although the age-old ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sicily imports controversy: Scicluna calls for ‘well-thought out solutions’

Finance Minister reacts to concerns raised by the business community over imports from SicilyMaltese and foreign traders are flooding the market with products, ranging from alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to IT equipment, brought in on the cata ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Traffic ‘a stumbling block’ to economic growth

Traffic congestion is one of the main stumbling blocks to economic growth in Malta, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said this morning.Prof. Scicluna was speaking at a business breakfast which focused on the Pre-Budget Document 2015, whose title is "creating ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Government on track for year end deficit reduction

:09The government is targeting finish this year with a deficit of 2.1 per cent, which would be a 0.7 per cent decrease on last year, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna told Malta's business community during a business breakfast on Wednesday morning.He said ... [Published Malta Star - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Edward Scicluna, Malta
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

PN accuse government of undermining NSO’s independence

Opposition says government coerced statistics regulator to undermine NSO’s data on public sector employmentMatthew VellaThe PN said Edward Scicluna used the MSA to interpret the NSO data as per government wishes.The Nationalist Party has deplored what ... [Published MaltaToday - Sep 25 2014]

Quotes

"it is satisfying to keep this annual appointment with these senior officials which serves to update them with malta's progress and future challenges" said Scicluna
Pointing out that this morning’s meeting was the seventh of its kind in a matter of weeks, Scicluna said "contrary to previous governments we are consulting all stakeholders from a very early stage”."

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Impact of gridlock on the economy [Published Times of Malta - 10 hours ago]
Malta Chamber lists members’ concerns to PM [Published Malta Chamber of Commerce - Oct 17 2014]
Chamber warns government against indirect taxat... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 17 2014]
Malta and France link closer – Bank of Valletta... [Published Bank of Valletta - Oct 17 2014]
Deficit cut ‘on target’ despite delayed deal [Published Times of Malta - Oct 17 2014]
Tapering of unemployment benefits concept to be... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 15 2014]
Malta Supports Fully European Investment Initia... [Published di-ve.com - Oct 14 2014]
Health reforms must be transparent [Published MaltaToday - Oct 14 2014]
Finance Minister at IMF meeting in Washington [Published Malta Star - Oct 13 2014]
Air Malta forecasts ‘€16 million loss by year end’ [Published MaltaToday - Oct 12 2014]
Finance Minister briefs senior officials from l... [Published di-ve.com - Oct 12 2014]
Angelina fasten your seatbelt [Published Times of Malta - Oct 12 2014]
Our gridlock island [Published Times of Malta - Oct 12 2014]
Scicluna says Commonwealth countries better pre... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 11 2014]
Ħal Far groupage should be privatised – Vella [Published Times of Malta - Oct 09 2014]
Budget’s tax rebate on health insurance will be... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 08 2014]
Economy Minister: eco-tax has to be revised [Published MaltaToday - Oct 08 2014]
More roads not the answer to traffic problems –... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 07 2014]
Sicily imports controversy: Scicluna calls for ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 07 2014]
Jobs up 3.5% in May, PN says figures confirm it... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 06 2014]
‘Opportunity, solidarity, and the common good’ ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 04 2014]
Over 300 budget proposals submitted by MCESD me... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 03 2014]
Finance Ministry receives 300 budget proposals [Published Times of Malta - Oct 03 2014]
Government 'going down a dangerous road' – form... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Oct 02 2014]
Traffic ‘a stumbling block’ to economic growth [Published Malta Independent Daily - Oct 01 2014]
Government on track for year end deficit reduction [Published Malta Star - Oct 01 2014]
Updated: Government targeting 2.1 per cent defi... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 01 2014]
Traffic ‘big stumbling block to growth’, financ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 01 2014]
Government targeting 2.1 per cent deficit for t... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 01 2014]
Andrew Mizzi appointed head of industrial relat... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 01 2014]
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