People Power

Euro anticipation and adoption can be credited with at least part of this success¸ but other essential elements were also instrumental in ensuring the steady stream of investment into the country. These include the dedicated and sophisticated legislative and regulatory systems put in place over the last decade and a half¸ and¸ very significantly¸ human resources.

Most investors and business operators already based in Malta cite their staff as being the main reason they keep their investment in Malta: highly educated¸ multilingual and extremely flexible as well as cost-effective¸ Malta’s workforce is one of its greatest strengths. And as government and education authorities step up their efforts to marry the output of educational institutions with industry needs¸ Malta’s university and vocational colleges are producing an ever-increasing stream of qualified professionals to service the growing financial services¸ ICT and the expanding health¸ pharmaceutical and electronics-related manufacturing sectors.