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Seasonally-adjusted industrial turnover grows 0.8% in Q2
Seasonally-adjusted turnover increased by 0.8% in the second quarter of 2019 over the previous quarter. When compared to the corresponding period of 2018, working-day adjusted industrial turnover increased by 2%.
Malta’s industrial prices grow y.o.y. but drop m.o.m. in July
The industrial producer price index grow by 1.75% in July 2019 when compared to the same month of the previous year. However, the producer price index for total industry drops by 0.47% over the previous month of the same year.
Maltese libraries boast of more book loans in 2018
The total of book loans increased by 12.2% (111,370), standing at 1,022,346 in 2018, compared to the previous year as reported by Malta Libraries. The increase in book loans was registered across all areas.
More guests spend fewer nights in Q2 2019
The total number of guests in collective accommodation establishments increased by 3.2% (575,275) during Q2 2019, while total nights spent declined by 1.3% (2.8m). Gozo and Comino see overall declines, figures suggest.
Malta’s outbound tourism grows by 8.2% in Q2
The number of Malta's outbound tourists goes up by 8.2% to an estimated 158,161 during the second quarter. The figure goes up by 7.4% to 305,001 in the first half of the year.
LeoVegas sees organic revenue growing 8% in Q2
LeoVegas Group saw its revenue increasing organically by 8% from €87.4m to €94.4m during Q2 2019, as compared to the same period a year earlier. Preliminary revenue grew by 9%, from €27.1m to €29.7 in July, as compared to the same month a year earlier.
FIMBank’s pretax profit jumps 38% to US$9.6m
FIMBank Group's pretax profit grows by 38% to US$9.6m (approximately €8.5m) in the first six months of 2019, as compared to US$7m (approximately €6.2m) registered during the same period in 2018.
Malta’s poverty risk slightly grows to 16.8% in 2017
The rate of at-risk-of-poverty (ARP) in Malta is slightly up by 0.1 percentage point (pp) to the rate of 16.8%. This essentially means that the number of people living in households with a national equivalised income below the at-risk-of-poverty line (€8,868) was 78,685 in 2017.
Malta’s inbound tourism grows 5.5% in June
The total number of inbound visitors in Malta grew by 5.5% to an estimated 280,522 in June 2019, as compared to the corresponding month in 2018. Total expenditure also increased by 10.7% to an estimated €235.4m, over the corresponding month in 2018.
Malta’s industrial production grows 1.9% in June
The seasonally-adjusted index of industrial production increased by 1.9% in June 2019, compared to the previous month of the same year. The working-day adjusted index of industrial production increased by a y.o.y. 1.7%.