The chief of state is President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, who was elected in 4 April 2014; and the Head of Government is Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, since 11 March 2013.
United Nations: 1964
Council of Europe
Malta Economy Overview
GDP (purchasing power parity): $11.2 billion (2013 est)
GDP (official exchange rate): $9.54 billion (2013 est)
GDP (real growth rate): 2.4% (2013 est)
Sectors: Agriculture 1.4%, Industry 25.3%, Services 73.3% (2013 est)
Unemployment rate: 6.4% (2013 est)
Budget: Revenues $4.84 billion, Expenditures $4.32 billion (est 2013)
Inflation rate: 1% (2013 est)
Malta Interesting Information
Driving: Driving in Malta is on the left hand side of the road
Easily accessible, only a 2.5hr flight from the UK
English is main language of business and is also an official language
Malta has the largest free port in the Mediterranean
For adventurers - Malta offers world class scuba diving.
Malta is a popular sailing destination and is famous for its annual regatta.
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