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26 March 2003
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Nationalist party looks towards EU as Labour promises cuts in public spending
Parties’ manifestos on finance and economy

"Conformity with international regulations, without foreign interference." A misnomer sounds off in the first of Labour’s proposals on financial services.READ MORE >>

Enemalta protected against oil price hikes – Bonnici

The international price of oil has been on something of a rollercoaster ride since the outbreak of war in Iraq. Oil indices fell sharply at the conflict’s inception, only to be rising again recently while the prospect of a short-lived campaign in Iraq quickly dissipates as resistance to coalition forces mounts in Iraq. READ MORE >>

Malta Stock Exchange fails to react to Iraq conflict

Despite the fact that Malta is increasingly participating in a world economy that becomes more globalised by the day, Malta’s stock market is still to respond to the crisis in Iraq. READ MORE >>

Providing a catalyst for change
Economic Services Minister Josef Bonnici speaks to DAVID LINDSAY on a wide range of subjects including EU membership’s impact on trade and industry, the recently launched National Industrial Policy, the setting up of Malta Enterprise, the impact of the removal of levies and the effect of the Iraq conflict on Malta’s industry

The impact of war on the Eurozone
European Central Bank Executive Board Member Professor Otmar Issing on Monday addressed the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Following are extracts from Issing’s speech, in which he spoke about the potential economic impact of war in Iraq, economic and monetary developments and monetary policy decisions of the ECB and on a number of structural reforms in the euro area


Sant skirts illegal boathouses issue

Election Monitor
Campaigns focus on economy and taxation

EU the route to economic prosperity for PN electoral programme

Labour aiming for three percent reduction of fiscal deficit by 2006

2003 sees AD’s economic focus at par with environment








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