Malta Enterprise is organising an investment seminar on doing business with Hong Kong, highlighting the opportunities that this leading business location and premier gateway to the mainland Chinese market offers, shortly before leading another business delegation to China.
Malta Enterprise (ME) is the Maltese Government's economic development agency focused on attracting inward investment and supporting enterprise in Malta. Malta Industrial Parks Ltd. (MIP) is a publicly owned company responsible for the administration of Government-owned industrial zone.
Participation Fee for the below procurement opportunities is Free:
ME/RFQMED/Q08/12: Request for Quotations for Medical Services for Malta Enterprise & Malta Industrial Parks Ltd
Closing date for submissions: 10:00am on Tuesday 4th September 2012
Malta Enterprise would like to inform its clients that our offices will be closed between the 13th and 17th August for our Summer shutdown. We will resume summer working hours from the 20th August until the end of the month and will be open from 08:00hrs to 13:30hrs. Business First will continue to operate on extended hours on Wednesdays until 16:00hrs.
Malta Enterprise and Malta Industrial Parks plan to issue the below tender opportunities in the next three months:
A business delegation comprising representatives from companies operating in China’s Jilin province visited Malta on a fact finding mission to learn more about the country’s business environment and explore the trade and investment opportunities Malta offers.
The new Micro Guarantee scheme through which enterprises employing up to 20 workers – including start-ups and self-employed – may be granted a guarantee to help them secure a loan from commercial banks participating in the scheme has entered into effect.
To date, Banif Bank, Bank of Valletta, HSBC and Lombard Bank have confirmed their participation in the scheme, though other banks may still be added to the list of participating banks.
Malta Enterprise has launched the Micro Guarantee scheme, through which enterprises employing up to 20 workers – including start-ups and self-employed – may be granted a guarantee to help them secure a loan from commercial banks participating in the scheme.
The Micro Guarantee scheme, which enters into effect on August 1, 2012, will therefore facilitate access to loans of up to €100,000 for eligible enterprises, which may use the funds to finance projects leading to business enhancement, growth and development.
Several initiatives and events are taking place in order to promote trade relations between the two partners. The High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth aims at deepening transatlantic economic relations and shaping the future framework of the EU-US trade relationship. In this context, the EU has launched a public consultation that will enable the gathering of detailed views relating to the future trade and economic relationship between the European Union and the United States. Stakeholders are invited to send their contributions to the public consultation by 27 September 2012.
More than 1,850 students have been approved assistance in the form of tax credits with a value exceeding €7 million through the Get Qualified scheme, which helps them further their qualifications.
Indeed, through the Get Qualified scheme administered by Malta Enterprise, students may get a tax credit amounting to 80 per cent of eligible expenses related to their studies, including registration fees, fees paid by the individual to the training or educational institution, as well as fees in relation to examinations.
Malta Enterprise has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Milan Branch of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd, paving the way for increased cooperation towards the development of industrial investment and trade between Malta and Japan.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd is one of the five primary operating companies of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, which is one of the world's largest and most diversified financial groups withtotal assets exceeding €2 trillion.