Il-GRTU tiltaqa’ mas-Segretarju Parlamentari l-Onorevoli Dr Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici
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1. Il-Kunsill tal-GRTU immexxi mill-President, Paul Abela ltaqa ghat-tieni darba f’kunsultazzjoni dettaljata mas-Segretarju Parlamentari fil-Ministeru tal-Gustizzja u I-Intern l-Onorevoli, Dr. Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici fil-Ministeru tal-Gustizzja l-bierah 14 ta’ Marzu 2005.
Enterprise in Malta is in dire striates. The pressure from government is increasing as the public sector strives to resolve the financial mess it has landed in after the spending spree that Malta has experienced over the last 20 years. Under pressure from Brussels the Government of Malta now must act to resolve the financial quagmire. More spending means more deficits. More deficits means more public debt. More public debt means more taxation. More taxation means less consumption and less investments. Less investments means lower GDP. Lower GDP means we are all poorer and less able to pay the taxes imposed on us.
With economic prospects for small businesses looking rather bleak, Vince Farrugia, director general of the Chamber for Small and Medium Enterprises (GRTU) does not mince his words when he says that “this is an educated government that does a lot of hearing but very little listening
On the first anniversary of Malta’s accession to the European Union, GRTU – Malta Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprises, strongly urges Government to change policies, strategies and above all people.
The Federation of Industry and the Chamber for Small and Medium Size Enterprises-GRTU have expressed their concern that increasing fuel costs will push inflation upwards while denting the country’s competitiveness