Malta is located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea and it consists of the island of Malta itself, the island of Gozo, the island of Comino and other smaller islands. The archipelago is located close to Sicily and it is also close to the nearest point of the North African Coast. The beautiful Mediterranean island country attracts both tourists and foreign investors
who want to make the most out of everything Malta has to offer.
Malta: an overview
The Republic of Malta is strategically located between three important trading routes and markets. Its position at the heart of the Mediterranean Sea offers Malta the advantage of being close to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Its geographical position has shaped its history, economy and has proven to be a great advantage for attracting foreign investors
The official languages in Malta are Maltese and English. Most of the population is bilingual, fluent in English and some are even trilingual. This characteristic is particularly useful when doing business in Malta, as legal documents can be drawn up in Maltese or in English. If you need detailed information about the documents necessary to register a company in Malta
, our Maltese company formation agents
can help you with any questions.
Why invest in Malta
Malta’s location in Europe is the country’s greatest advantage for foreign investors who choose to set up a business there. The country is not only a commercial hub that offers quick access to the European, the North African and the Middle East markets, it also offers good infrastructure, with good air and sea connections to reach other business destinations.
The Maltese workforce
is bilingual or even trilingual, highly educated and can prove to be a great asset to business owners who want to invest in Malta
. Because the Maltese economy is mainly based on economic sectors like manufacturing, services or tourism, hiring Maltese personnel can be advantageous for investors.
Malta offers various investment incentives to encourage and promote foreign investment. The main areas in which the Maltese government offers incentives are:
- manufacturing industries,
- research and development,
- creative activities that contribute to the development of the country,
- micro enterprises,
- self-employed individuals.