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Why Malta?

Promoting Malta to the world

As we look to encourage overseas companies to invest in Malta and take advantage of its unique, strategic location, HSBC has developed two valuable tools

  • an in-depth guide to Doing business in Malta.
  • `Why Malta?` film.

Both products will be made available to Maltese companies for them to use as they speak to the customers around the world about the opportunities that Malta offers.

`Why Malta?` film

A 12-minute film highlighting the attractions of living, working and running a business in Malta, the `Why Malta` film which is available online, on usb or DVD is an excellent tool to use when talking to potential customers.

As well as showcasing Malta`s inspiring potential and great opportunities, along with its rich and cultured history, the film highlights the island`s position as a centre of excellence in a number of sectors and a perfect international hub for business.

HSBC Malta CEO Mark Watkinson describes Malta`s location as one of the world`s largest trade routes, connecting Asia, the Middle East and Europe. He also highlights HSBC`s role in supporting Malta`s growth and adding value to its economy, as well as using its global connectivity to help companies prosper at home and overseas.

`Why Malta?` focuses on the key attributes that makes Malta such an attractive business location, from its excellent telecommunications and flight connections to Malta`s Grand Harbour which lies at the crossroads of some of the world`s largest shipping routes.

As HSBC Malta Head of Commercial Banking Michel Cordina explains, HSBC aims to connect customers to opportunities with over 50 relationship managers providing that level of support and insight of the local market. He continues that Malta has a strategic location and has a huge potential to become a main hub as a logistics, warehousing and distribution centre from where companies can service European and North African markets.

Malta`s excellence across a range industries, including financial services, knowledge-based sectors, high-end manufacturing, maritime and aircraft maintenance, is also featured along with its high levels of education and its skilled workforce.

Chris Bond, HSBC Malta Head of Global Banking and Markets describes how Malta has rapidly become an International Financial Services Centre. It has benefitted from its membership in the European Union, it enjoys a robust banking sector, it has a sound regulatory framework and economic performance has been remarkably resilient especially through the financial crisis. He points out that HSBC shares the government's vision for the financial services sector to become an increasing part of local GDP.

To provide the all-important perspective of a business that has established a presence in Malta and is enjoying everything that the country has to offer, we also hear from David Walsh CEO of IT Solutions provider Crimsonwing.

As a modern, cost-effective Eurozone jurisdiction with attractive investment incentives, double tax agreements with major countries and a clear regulatory framework, Malta is an excellent place to do business. The `Why Malta?` film demonstrates the island`s business attributes in a clear, professional manner as well as showcasing its natural beauty and attraction as a great place to live and work.

Promoting Malta to the World DVD


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