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  • Dealing with the shadow economy

    Dealing with the shadow economy

    The shadow economy almost by definition defies measurement. As unofficial economic activities that create value are so widespread and varied, most economist would shy away from estimating the size of a country’s shadow economy. Equally evident is...

  • ­­­Shipping movements

    These ships are expected in Malta: The AS Cypria from Aliaga to Tanger Med, the HH East from Algiers, the Black Sea from Varna to Haydarpasa, the CMA CGM Cassiopea from Fos-sur-Mer to Damietta (all CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the MV Eurocargo...

  • Britain faces long road to post-Brexit trade deals

    Britain faces long road to post-Brexit trade deals

    Prime Minister Theresa May wants to make Britain a global leader in trade after Brexit, but former negotiators say the country faces a long slog despite warm words from some world leaders over forging new relationships. With other countries...

  • Sullivan Maritime marks anniversary, gears up for its generational change

    Sullivan Maritime marks anniversary, gears up for its generational change

    Sullivan Maritime, a leading Maltese shipping company, has cele­brated 20 years of maritime servi­ces by announcing a revamp to their company brand. The aim is to give the globally-reputed company a fresh look, as the younger generation is being...

  • Calamatta Cuschieri launches live trading on Malta Stock Exchange

    Calamatta Cuschieri has launched live trading on the Malta Stock Exchange through its online trading platform CCTrader. Investors can now log into CCTrader and place an order to buy or to sell any share on the exchange and trade instantly. Live...

  • MSE index turns negative by 0.1%

    MSE index turns negative by 0.1%

    During the four-day trading week, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index fell by 0.81 per cent to close at 4,426.375 points. Despite the gains registered in the share price of Malta International Airport plc (MIA), GO plc and Medserv plc, the ...

  • Eurozone economy expands by 0.3% in Q2 as estimated

    Eurozone second quarter GDP growth came in at 0.3 per cent, according to Eurostat. This confirmed an initial estimate published in July. The figure shows that the pace of growth weakened from the first three months of the year, when the currency...

  • Malta as a logistics hub

    Malta as a logistics hub

    Logistics is the physical network that connects the globe. Supply chains are the backbone of international trade and investment, and are one of the key pillars for development. Today this has evolved to include freight transportation, warehousing,...

  • Company briefs

    Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Opposition leader Simon Busuttil will give keynote speech­es at EY’s annual national conference to launch the Malta Attractiveness Survey. Entitled ‘The future is today’ the conference will be held on October 7 and...

  • Disclaimer

    The information published in this page is intended for information purposes only. Any legal claim or action taken in the event of a dispute should be based solely on the legal texts concerned. For more information, call the Office for Consumer...

  • Dealing with delivery problems

    Dealing with delivery problems

    When we, consumers, order and purchase goods that we cannot transport ourselves, or when we buy goods through a distance means of communication, we usually make arrangements with the seller to have the goods delivered to our house.In these...

  • Dispute with service provider

    Q: Two years ago I signed a mobile telephony contract with a local service provider. This contract included unlimited calls to specific numbers. During the last few months of my contract I realised that I was being charged for the calls I made to...

  • Weekly advice

    • When goods are not delivered within the time period agreed with the seller, consumers can opt to cancel the sale and request a refund. • Unless otherwise specified in the contract of sale, goods must be supplied within thirty days from the date...

  • Five steps to becoming a good landlord

    Five steps to becoming a good landlord

    Maltese have always been inventive in finding ways to expend their assets and property has always been the cornerstone of sound investment. This philosophy has never been truer than today when renting –previously anathema to the Maltese who are...

  • CSB Group at Cannes Yachting Festival

    CSB Group at Cannes Yachting Festival

    CSB Group is exhibiting at the Cannes Yachting Festival. This is one of the biggest boat shows in Europe and the first Mediterranean gathering of its type bringing together a plethora of exhibitors, owners and future buyers. It is estimated that...

  • Quality walnuts

    Quality walnuts

    Many people refer to the walnut as ‘brain food’. If we look at its Greek name, Karyon [nucleus], we can understand why. The shell resembles a human skull and the walnut kernel itself looks like a brain. The benefits it reaps for your noggin is...

  • Construction, Property and Interiors Expo

    Construction, Property and Interiors Expo

    The next few weeks are going to be rather hectic for a number of leading exhibitors who will be participating at the Construction, Property and Interiors Expo 2016 which opens at the Mediterranean Conference Centre,Vallettta, from September 21 for...

  • US West Coast holiday

    US West Coast holiday

    Sound Machine Ltd, local representative for Samsung organised a nationwide promotion offering customers the opportunity to win a Dream Holiday to the US. The grand prize, worth €6,470 was supplied by FCM Travel Solutions. The holiday consisted of...

  • How to handle hazardous waste at home

    How to handle hazardous waste at home

    Although one may think that the waste one generates at home is innocuous, the truth is that a certain portion is considered to be hazardous in waste terms and hence does not belong in the black or recycling bag. These everyday materials contain...

  • Vodafone introduces fixed internet and telephone for homes, offices

    Vodafone introduces fixed internet  and telephone for homes, offices

    Vodafone Malta is introducing fixed internet and telephony for homes and offices. Customers may now enjoy instant browsing and unlimited calls through a reliable fixed internet and telephone service. The package enables customers to benefit from...

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