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Malta’s pension entitlements reach €25.1b in 2016
Malta’s pension entitlements amounted to €25.1b by the end of 2016, equivalent to 242.3% of Gross Domestic Product, National Statistics Office figures show.
Malta’s inflation remains 1.7% in May
Malta’s annual rate of inflation as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) remained at a constant rate of 1.7% in March 2019. The twelve-month moving average rate for May stood at 1.7%.
Post-secondary student numbers drop, tertiary increase in 2016-17
Student enrolments in post-secondary and tertiary institutions in the academic year of 2016-2017 on total slightly dropped to 24,619. While post-secondary dropped, however, tertiary grew in year on year terms during the academic year.
Trading goods deficit drops to €234.2m in April
Malta’s deficit in trading goods dropped to €234.2m in April, according to provisional figures, as compared to a deficit of €268.9m in the same month a year earlier, figures published by the National Statistics Office (NSO) reveal.
MIA pax numbers grow further in April
Malta International Airport saw a growth of 4.8% in passenger traffic in April 2019, when compared to the same month of 2018, according to a press statement sent to Business Malta.
Malta’s GDP grows y.o.y. 7.4% in Q1
Malta’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) index was up by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, as compared to the same period a year earlier. In volume terms, GDP went up by 4.9%. GDP amounted to €3.092b, an increase of €213.8m compared to the base period.
Malta’s industrial output drops y.o.y. 1.8% in April
The working-day adjusted index of industrial production was down by 1.8% in April, as compared to the preceding year, while the seasonally adjusted index of industrial production decreased by 0.6% as compared to the preceding month.
Tourist numbers rise in April, NSO says
Total inbound visitors in Malta were estimated at 244,372 in April, an increase of 4.2% when compared to the corresponding month in 2018, as the Malta National Security Office (NSO) press release says.
Industrial prices up 1.15% in April
Malta’s industrial producer prices were up by 1.15% during April 2019, compared to the same month of 2018. Growing producer prices were supported by a rise of 1.83% in intermediate goods, 1.45% in consumer goods and 0.06% in capital goods.
Seasonally-adjusted industrial turnover drops 3.8% in Q1
Seasonally-adjusted industrial turnover drops by 3.8% in Q1 2019 over the last quarter of 2018. Working-day adjusted industrial turnover, however, grows by 3.8%, compared to the corresponding period of 2018.