News - News Releases 2020

  • 23 March 2020

    Economic Update: Issue 3/2020

    This issue of the Economic Update was compiled on the basis of information for the first two months of 2020, which precedes the reporting of COVID-19 cases in Malta.

  • 13 March 2020

    Governor's message to the public

    The rapid spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) is a major shock to the world, both from a human and economic perspective.

  • 09 March 2020

    Policy note on impact of pension age changes

    The number of men aged 50 and over who are working full-time has risen from approximately 26,000 in 2008 to nearly 33,000 in 2018, while the female workforce in that age bracket more than doubled from 7,000 to over 14,000, according to a policy paper published by the Central Bank of Malta.

  • 03 March 2020

    Payment Habits Survey

    Over a third of the Maltese carry between €21 and €50 in their wallet, with fewer than one in every ten carrying more than €100, according to the Payment Habits Survey carried out by the Central Bank of Malta.

  • 28 February 2020

    Central Bank of Malta trains professional cash handlers

    Everybody handles currency, whether it is a cashier at a bank, a retailer or a child receiving pocket money.