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02 December 2003
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Economic Update

No great expectations from Christmas season – GRTU
By Julian Manduca
November is the month of the dead, and business-wise it is one of the low points in the year along with January and February, especially where retail business is concerned. As December kicks off the business community is hoping for an upswing, but not all are confident. READ MORE >>

Government looking to attract yacht purchasers to Malta
- Sant attacks move as anti-social
Opposition leader Dr Alfred Sant has attacked the government for reducing the VAT payable on super yachts from 15 to five per cent. Sant said the decrease was unfair and socially unacceptable given that other sectors will have to face a higher tax on their purchases with the increase of VAT from 15 to 18 percent. READ MORE >>

BoV awarded for world’s best CRM strategy
Bank of Valletta has been awarded the 2003 Financial Innovation Award for the world’s Best Customer Relationship Management Strategy by the UK’s Institute of Financial Services. READ MORE >>

Sant lambasted over Preluna comment
- verify before stating, Sant told
In a statement released yesterday, the Preluna Hotel’s board took extreme exception to remarks passed by Opposition leader Alfred Sant to the effect that the hotel, a Sliema seafront landmark, is to close its doors to business due to a faltering economy. READ MORE >>

The constant evolution of mobile telephony
Vodafone Malta Chief Executive Officer Joseph C. Grioli speaks to The Malta Financial and Business Times about how Malta’s first mobile telephony company is addressing the challenges 21st century telecommunications in Malta

Update yourself or sink
Tony Abela, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, addresses the recent Deloitte & Touche conference ‘Coping with Change – Update Yourself or Sink’. In his speech, Abela touches upon the need to improve and transform for the challenges ahead and identifies what the accountancy profession requires for Malta’s new economic environment


Shipping tariffs increase seven to 14 per cent, FOI expresses grave concern

Single currency would benefit tourism and industry, economist says

Sant attacks government in strong budget speech




















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