Why do business in Malta?
We are located in Malta, a small and densely populated island nation in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Malta has been a member state of the European Union since May 1, 2004, and it is currently the smallest EU country in both population and area.
Reasons to do business with Malta:
- Social and economic stability
- Favourable trading conditions and regulations
- Strategic location and marketing advantages
- State-of-the-art transhipment and distribution facilities
- European level of quality standards
- Multilingual and highly skilled workforce
- As a Member State of the European Union, preferential trading treatment exists for business held within the European Union Market and with third countries holding European Union commercial agreements.
Other facts about Malta
With archaeological remains dating from 6000BC, Malta is said to be Europe’s oldest civilization. Full of contrasts and steeped in history, the Islands have rightly been described as an open-air museum.
Malta became a British colony in 1814 through secession, and was awarded the George Cross for its people’s bravery and heroism during World War II. Malta achieved independence in 1964 and became a Republic a decade later. In 2004, Malta joined the European Union.
The Maltese Islands are characterised by sloping hills with terraced fields, superbly sunny weather, expansive beaches and a thriving nightlife. Undoubtedly Malta today is a popular tourist destination. The Islands are not only a place to meet, but serve as an ideal location for doing business.