International Trade in Malta

International Trade in Malta

Malta has achieved an exceptional economic development during the last 40 years. The country managed to maintain an average GDP growth rate of 5% during 1990s, mainly due to large investments in infrastructure projects. However, the economy experienced a global slowdown at the beginning of... Read more

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    DTL S.R.L Eurogroup Transport

    Air Freight, Malta

    National Transport . International Transport. Temperature controlled and...
  • Has Kaucuk

    Has Kaucuk

    B2B Marketing, Malta

    Being active as from 1995, HAS KAUÇUK A.Ş. continues its activities as leader of the sector with its expert technical staff and...

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  • Frigostar LTD

    Frigostar LTD

    Wholesalers, Malta

    Frigostar Ltd. distributes refrigerants to HVAC Contractors, HVAC Wholesalers and Automotive Parts Wholesalers. Utilizing a comprehensive...
  • Intertecnica ltd.

    Intertecnica ltd.

    Export Management, Malta

    Intertecnica ltd. is a well established International Trading & Consulting Company with worldwide trading experiences built over the...

Overview About International Trade in Malta

Main Industry Sectors

The island's economy is primarily based on tourism (which accounts for almost 30% of the country's GDP, with over 1 million tourists visiting Malta annually), on manufacturing (electronics and pharmaceutical products) which accounts for 20% of the GDP and 75% of the total exports and on financial activities (which account for 13% of the GDP).
Malta does not have any mineral or energy reserves and it is completely dependent on imports in this field.

The crisis affected the tourism sector due to a decrease in visitors which was clearly noticeable in 2009-2010, notably the European visitors.  In 2011, this sector is expected to renew its growth.

 

Economic Overview

Malta has achieved an exceptional economic development during the last 40 years. The country managed to maintain an average GDP growth rate of 5% during 1990s, mainly due to large investments in infrastructure projects. However, the economy experienced a global slowdown at the beginning of the second millennium.
The economic crisis affected the country but to a lesser extent than the rest of Europe. Malta has a solid financial foundation, with little inclination for toxic loans, the country came out of the

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