The Republic of Malta is an island country of 316 sqkm, located in the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy to the North, Tunisia to the West, Libya to the South. Malta is the tenth smallest country, and the world’s fifth most densely populated country, with a population of nearly 440.433 individuals. Malta has a GDP of US$11,1 billion (source: France Diplomatie, July 2018).
The Maltese economy ranks amongst advanced economies. It is considered a high-income and innovation-based economy. It is driven by the services sector: tourism, financial services, international trade and manufacturing (electronics).
France is Malta’s fourth trading partner, with modest FDI, but a lot of French companies developing activities on the island, in sectors such as electronics and telecommunications, freight, infrastructure, financial services, insurance, automotive sector.
In order to meet the needs of its customers on the Maltese market, Simon Associés has developed privileged relations with economic and legal partners locally.