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  • Customs barriers threaten end of seamless UK-EU supply chains

    Customs barriers threaten end of seamless UK-EU supply chains

    In a small factory in a suburb of Birmingham in central England, family-owned Brandauer manufactures a tiny metal component used in the control panel of a car airbag. From raw material to electrical connector pin in the airbag of a finished car,...

  • ­­­Shipping movements

    These ships are expected in Malta: The MV Eurocargo Malta from Genoa to Genoa, the MV Euroferry Malta from Catania to Salerno (both Sullivan Maritime), the La Suprema from Genoa to Genoa (Gollcher Co Ltd) and the MSC Aurora from Valencia to...

  • Robust China trade data a boon for Asia as protectionist risks loom

    Robust China trade data a boon for Asia as protectionist risks loom

    China posted much stronger-than-expected trade data for January as demand picked up at home and abroad, an encoura­ging start to 2017 for the world’s largest trading nation even as Asia braces for a rise in US protectionism under Presi­dent Donald...

  • A digital rEUnion for Europe

    A digital rEUnion for Europe

    A European rEUnion is the concept under which Malta’s EU presidency took off on January 1. The smallest EU country will now lead the EU during these turbulent times. Digital is part of Malta’s uniqueness, something that could help Europe in crisis.

  • Icon develops digital solution for Lux-Airport

    Icon develops digital solution for Lux-Airport

    Icon has successfully completed the development of an innovative, end-to-end digital solution for Lux-Airport, Luxembourg’s main airport which acts as the country’s focal hub for the rest of Europe. The airport receives over three million...

  • BOV, HSBC share prices at new highs

    BOV, HSBC share prices at new highs

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index erased its previous week’s minimal decline of 0.1 per cent by rebounding by 0.4 per cent to close at 4,734.735 points. The major contributors towards this gain were the two main banks, namely HSBC Bank Malta...

  • Inflation may rise after sterling’s fall – Bank of England

    UK price pressures continued to build in supply chains after sterling’s fall, a report by the Bank of England showed last week. So far, the fall in in the value of sterling has impacted the prices of food and fuel. The bank expects this to affect...

  • It is now time for the EU

    It is now time for the EU

    How many times has the EU been at a crossroad? It is also said that European leaders always procrastinate and avoid taking decisions until the train is at the very edge of the precipice. And here we are once more; on the brink of another precipice.

  • Finance Malta attends insurance linked securities event in New York

    Finance Malta governor Matthew Bianchi and business development manager Ivan Grech recently travelled to New York to participate in an Insurance Linked Securities (ILS) event entitled ‘Artemis’s ILS 2017’. The event consisted of a full day of...

  • 11 companies compete for ‘National Public Champion’

    Eleven companies from Malta will compete for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ in this year’s European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM. The companies have posted a video online at www.businessawardseurope.com telling the unique story of...

  • Company briefs

    Beat Limited has announced an expansion of its service portfolio to include process outsourcing and corporate services. To date, the company has been primarily engaged in business advisory and consultancy, focusing on project planning, management...

  • Is your company transparent?

    Is your company transparent?

    To be transparent or not to be is the big question. Here is a thought experiment for you: imagine if your company decided to become completely transparent tomorrow. How would it work out? How would employees react? Would it turn out well? The...

  • Inspiring resilience stories at BLM annual conference

    Diane Coutu, in a May 2002 article for the Harvard Business Review, wrote: “More than education, more than experience, more than training, a person’s level of resilience will determine who succeeds and who fails. That’s true in the cancer ward,...

  • GO connects couples this Valentine’s

    Many people will be saying “I love you” over the next few days. But sometimes, to really connect, all one has to do is look into each other’s eyes. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, GO brought together five couples from all walks of life. Some have...

  • Deloitte careers fair

    Deloitte is holding a careers fair on March 3 at Deloitte Place in Mriehel. The careers fair is more than just a normal fair. It’s an opportunity to explore what is out there and allows one to dream. With the participation of sixth forms,...

  • New website increases followers

    New website increases followers

    An important factor for Chestertons Malta has been to create a brand new website and push it as with the public to increase sales and the property database. The release of the new website was celebrated almost a year ago. As a result, the amount...

  • Nominees for ‘Outstanding contribution to yachting’

    In recent years, Malta’s maritime pursuits have seen the country’s yachting activity grow through the development of sector from a sport and industry perspective. This growth was made possible through the passion, tireless energy and expertise...

  • Banif’s cards go 3D Secure

    Banif’s cards go 3D Secure

    Banif has rolled out 3D Secure on all its Visa debit and credit cards. This means that all cardholders will benefit from an additional layer of security when shopping online. 3D Secure helps prevent fraud and unauthorised transactions by...

  • Switching on positive energy

    Switching on positive energy

    Over the years Lidl has adopted a structured and rational approach towards the usage of energy, thus showing a proactive strategy to climate change and to resource conservation. The review process took into consideration the more energy-intensive...

  • Political agreement reached on the Structural Reform Support Programme

    Political agreement reached on the Structural Reform Support Programme

    The European Commission has reached agreement with the European Parliament and Council of Ministers on the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). The programme provides financing for the technical support that the Commission makes available...