Malta has a long track record of offering quality services and products, exported globally to some of the world’s most demanding markets.
During the past four decades, the country has notched up an equally impressive record in attracting foreign investors in a wide variety of industry and service sectors. Malta plays host to a good number of pharmaceutical, TMT and online businesses, manufactures of computer chips and electronics, aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul, hospitality, the film industry and education (language schools), amongst others. Malta has been ranked 37th out if a total 137 economies by the Global Competitiveness report 2017-2018, as released by the World Economic Forum, having improved three places from the previously issued report. Malta has also seen a rapid growth in the financial services sector with an ever-growing number of players moving to Malta. The Island is holding its own and enhancing its role as a centre of excellence. Malta has sought and still seeks to attract business to Malta by developing a business friendly environment and being open to innovative ideas, the latest being the development of laws specific to Virtual Financial Assets and the Blockchain.