today it represents, in the European and Mediterranean scenario, the best commercial hub that adapts to the needs of SMEs. Crossroads between Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Malta, which in 2008 became part of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), has acquired an important role as a bridge between the Single European Market and the markets of the countries of the Mediterranean basin.
What are the advantages that can be gained from opening an activity in Malta?
The key factors to consider at the base of your choices can be summarized as follows:
- Malta ranked among the top three global financial centers;
- government stability;
- strategic geographical location;
- rating of A/A1;
- growing development of the manufacturing industry and services;
- low crime rate;
- high percentage of imports and exports of hi-tech products;
- there are no import licenses on products coming from EU countries;
- high interest of multinationals for the market;
- no import limitation is foreseen;
the island has a FREE PORT;
- positive trend in FDI, both incoming and outgoing;
- very low taxation and total cost deductibility;
- Maltese legislation takes into consideration four types of tax relief from the double taxation of income produced abroad;
- the Maltese law offers the possibility to companies registered or established outside the Maltese territory to conduct business in or through Malta, subject to the establishment of a branch in the country.