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12 May 2004
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Social pact June deadline “impossible” - unions
By Kurt Sansone
Government’s publicly stated target to reach an agreement on the social pact by June is unattainable as the working groups set up in the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development have an August deadline to come up with their reports, The Malta Financial and Business Times has learned.

P&O to take over Freeport management
A P&O subsidiary is expected to take over the management of Malta Freeport in the coming days once the privatisation negotiations with CMA/CGM are over, The Malta Financial and Business Times can reveal. READ MORE >>

Malta at ECOFIN council meeting as EU Member
Yesterday marked the end of the European Council’s ECOFIN meeting for May, with Malta shedding its observer status and taking part in discussions with the other 24 Member States as a fully-fledged EU member, including voting rights. READ MORE >>

Bringing the ‘Made in Malta’ label to Germany’s schools
When she first came to Malta on a one-year contract in 1989, little did Jutta Eisenger know she would still be here today, 15 years later. Here she speaks to DAVID LINDSAY about the McNeill schoolbag manufacturing operation she manages, how the company has grown exponentially since first being set up in Malta and the company’s special social aspect.

Maltese credit management in the EU context
Competitiveness and Communications Minister Censu Galea speaks at the recent ‘Evolution of Credit Management in Malta from an EU perspective’ seminar and warns that Maltese and other European businesses are facing new challenges due to the continuous changes taking place in EU structures.

Meeting the challenge of change
Finance Ministry Parliamentary Secretary Tonio Fenech speaks at the Malta Business Angels Network seminar on ‘Meeting the Challenge of Change’. Here he outlines government’s priorities over the coming years - to reduce the deficit through tighter controls over expenditure and borrowing, to improve competitiveness by reducing or eliminating waste and impediments to the economy, and to eliminate exchange cost and risk through the conversion to the euro currency


Malta Enterprise offers financial incentive schemes for SMEs

Government, HP announce strategic partnership

MEP candidates face-off at University

Shipping register as yet unaffected by EU accession




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