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04 June 2003
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Economic Update

Issue 288

Malta’s alignment to acquis still experiencing delays
- competition law, ‘yards restructuring amongst areas of delay
By Matthew Vella
Malta’s alignment to the EU’s acquis communautaire has fallen behind schedule in certain areas, an EU preliminary monitoring report confirms. READ MORE >>

Free trade does not mean a free hand - Vassallo
In what could be interpreted as a reaction to criticism over the Doulos affair, Parliamentary Secretary Edwin Vassallo yesterday said in a statement that free trade could not be interpreted as a system free from regulation. READ MORE >>

Expenditure on benefits outweighs revenue from NI
By Kurt Sansone
Public finance statistics for the first four months of the year reveal there is no parity between revenue generated from National Insurance contributions and expenditure on social security benefits. Expenditure is Lm20 million more than the revenue generated through NI. READ MORE >>

Pensions, liquidity and the right funds at the right time
DAVID LINDSAY speaks to Valletta Fund Management’s Kenneth Farrugia about VFM’s ongoing internationalisation process, Malta’s liquidity levels, the country’s equity and fixed income markets and VFM’s new products in this wide-ranging interview.

Promoting a new discount culture
Set to establish itself as Malta’s hottest dot com, is the latest site expected to take Maltese and Gozitan consumers by storm. Established last year, the company is now being officially launched to the public. Sean Portelli, Sales and Marketing Manager speaks about the company’s operations in Malta.


Massive strikes continue to characterise pension reform

MV Zebbug successfully completes intermediary survey

MEA annual conference focuses on EU Health and Safety standards








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