Malta: Business Guide

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Country Descriptions & Profiles

Note: Includes country profiles from several sources: Business Monitor International, Countrywatch Inc., Datamonitor, EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select “Country Reports” from “Publications” column on the right. Highlights include:

Background Notes on Countries of the World: Malta
Published by the U.S. government and includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations and travel/business information.

Malta Country Review
Published annually by CountryWatch, provides demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental data. Includes key sector production, consumption and net exports, maps, country flag, Freedom Rankings for political rights and civil liberties, Human Development Index measuring quality of life and investment climate basic infrastructure information.

Malta Economic Competitiveness
Published by the Icon Group using vertical analysis or common-sized statements, provides estimates of the financial performance and labor productivity of countries compared to global benchmarks.  Financial analysis includes asset, liability and income structure, ratios, profitability ratios and key percentile rankings.  Labor productivity analysis includes asset-labor, liability-labor, and income-labor ratios.

 

Finance, Trade, & Commerce

The Economist Intelligence Unit

The EIU database provides access to the Economist Intelligence Unit Publications such as the Country Reports. Each country page in the database provides forecast updates and featured analysis on economic and political events as well as content pertaining to market opportunities, government regulations and the financial services sector. Type of reports vary country by country. Type the country name into the search box and select the reports tab to access the latest country reports.

Export.gov 

The Export.gov website provides access to the U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library which contains more than 100,000 industry and country specific market reports including the “Doing Business In” guides.  To access the Library, click on the Opportunities tab and select Market Research and Market Research Library. The Library is searchable by Industry, Region, Country and Report Type.

FITA: Malta Country Profile

FITA, The Federation of International Trade Associations, website includes general information as well as information on market access, economic indicators, taxes, labor market, agriculture, media, and more.

Global Edge: Malta

Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), globalEDGE contains country-specific news, statistics, history, economics, and government data.

Index of Economic Freedom: Malta

A resource from the Heritage Foundation evaluating the following areas: fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, trade/monetary policy, property rights, and regulations.

OECD iLibrary (2000)
Note: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development provides statistics and report on its 30 country members in addition to various reports, statistics and working papers covering macroeconomics, trade, education, development, science and innovation with approximately 70 countries it has relationships with. Content varies by country.

Statistics & Government Resources

Central Bank of Malta

The official website of the Central Bank of Malta includes information on currency rates, monetary policy, statistics and much more.

Embassy of Malta in Washington D.C.

Information about business and investment in Malta. Also contains information about flora and fauna, education, travel and tourism, visas, immigration, history, geography, people, and culture.

Statistics Malta

Important social, economic, and cultural statistics, as well as links to other useful sites.