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Economic Update

Issue 289

Lotto representatives to meet finance minister this afternoon
By David Lindsay
Representatives from the Lotto Receivers’ Union and the Union Haddiema Maghqudin are to meet with Finance and Economic Services Minister John Dalli this afternoon with a view to smoothing out a number of hurdles set in the way of the Lotto Department’s privatisation READ MORE >>

Maltacom "a big challenge"- Joseph F.X. Zahra
Speaking in today’s interview, Bank of Valletta chairman Joseph F.X. Zahra describes his recent appointment as Maltacom chairman as "another big challenge", considering the national telecoms carrier’s highly dynamic operating environment, this year’s market deregulation and the ensuing increased sectoral competition. READ MORE >>

Portomaso reaches 2004 sales target ahead of schedule
All structural work has been completed on the apartments at Portomaso and sales have been exceptional, with the target for December 2004 already being reached. READ MORE >>

The economy, BoV and beyond
Bank of Valletta Chairman Joseph F.X. Zahra has a distinguished past behind him and a bright future before him. DAVID LINDSAY speaks to the economist about a number of issues including pensions, the state of the economy and BoV’s recent successes in its drives for internationalisation, diversification and credit management. Malta’s potential as a financial services centre and Zahra’s recent appointment to the helm of Maltacom are also discussed 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.


Malta/UAE double taxation pact in the pipeline

FOI deems national wages policy ‘a growing concern’

Malta still on target to meet EU environmental obligations

Artisans should form association - Vassallo

Enemalta chairman replaced








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