On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Malta. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Republic
Population: 518,536 (2021)
GDP: 17.36 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 35%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 35%
Major Exports: Integrated Circuits ($732M), Refined Petroleum ($681M), Packaged Medicaments ($620M), Documents of title (bonds etc) and unused stamps ($306M), and Other toys ($182M), exporting mostly to Germany ($496M), Italy ($362M), Singapore ($321M), France ($287M), and Japan ($209M).
Major Imports: Refined Petroleum ($4.33B), Passenger and Cargo Ships ($4.31B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($1.38B), Recreational Boats ($534M), and Integrated Circuits ($418M), importing mostly from South Korea ($3.04B), Russia ($2.1B), Italy ($2.02B), China ($1.96B), and Ireland ($801M).
Investment Agency: Malta Enterprise
National Chamber of Commerce: Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry
Customs Agency: Malta Customs Department