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Key facts about Malta

Malta is an island nation located off the south coast of Europe, south of Italy.

Malta joined the EU in 2004.

It has a population of approximately 0.5 million people. The capital city is Valletta that has a population of approximately 0.4 million inhabitants.

Malta is part of the Schengen Zone.

The currency is the Euro (Eur)

The international dialling code can be found here

The top exports of Malta are Integrated Circuits, Refined Petroleum Packaged Medicines and Low-voltage Protection Equipment.

The top imports of Malta are Refined Petroleum, Passenger and Cargo Ships, Recreational Boats, Crude Petroleum and Aviation Vehicles.

Useful Links


Embassy information for Malta

World Bank

A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business in Malta. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.

Sea Ports

Details of sea ports from


Details of Maltese airports

Tax & VAT

Tax & VAT details

Enterprise Ireland in Malta

Enterprise Ireland does not currently have an office in Malta

SME United

Details of local SME organisations

Map of Malta