2019 Budget preparations underway

DOI Jason Borg

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna has presented and opened discussions on the prospects of the Maltese economy and budget finances plans for the upcoming budget, together with the Maltese Council for Social and Economic Development.

Scicluna said that Maltese economic growth is expected to remain higher than the European Union average.  He added that the Maltese Government had reached and exceeded its employment targets set for 2020.

He also said that the Government is doing all it can to keep national debt under 50%.