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20 NOVEMBER 2002
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Economic Update
Malta risks missing out on enlargement if...
Kurt Sansone reporting from Strasbourg
Strasbourg - Danish Prime Minister Anders Rasmussen, whose country holds the presidency of the EU, did not beat about the bush yesterday and advised the Maltese government to conclude negotiations on the pending issues before the Copenhagen summit on 12 and 13 December or else the country might not be able to make it in the next enlargement. READ MORE >>

The EU is good for everyone except Malta - Cardona
The first part of the historical chapter yet to unfold in the coming months was written yesterday when Maltese MPs from both sides of the House delivered two five minute speeches in Maltese in the European Parliament reconvened in Strasbourg for the special enlargement session. READ MORE >>

Confirmed: price of wheat will not go up
By Matthew Vella
The Malta Financial and Business Times can confirm a USA-EU agreement reached last week on the import system for wheat and feed grains from the USA has avoided what could have been a restriction of more than $400 million worth of USA grain exports. READ MORE >>

The French Connection
Matthew Vella talks to the entrepreneur cum restaurateur Philippe Favre, the charismatic Frenchman behind one of the most revolutionary and innovative breakthroughs in virtual retail and mobile telephony

Malta and the information economy
Justice and Local Government Minister Austin Gatt addresses the recently held MITTS conference on the information economy. Following are extracts from his speech

Size does not matter
Milton Clipper – on appreciating diversity
Corinthia appoints new director
Pharmaceutical companies merge
Qala project: The ball is in MEPA's court
First time life assurance for government employee association
HSBC official explains home loan schemes and advantages
Minister says Malta’s tourism earnings are on a ‘plateau’ and looks forward to 2003
Scoops: A co-operative experience!
Best Bank Award for BOV


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