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US$ 17.69mn
FDI inflows from April 2000 to March 2021

US$ 340mn

bilateral trade value for 2020-2021

5,000
PIOs/NRIs currently live in Malta

Economy

Malta is classified as an advanced economy by the IMF

Investment

Malta is a freight transit shipment point, financial centre and ICT and R&D hub, offering investment scope for Indian companies.

Partnership

India and Malta currently have several bilateral agreements in place spanning maritime, taxation, tourism, ICT, among others.

Tourism

Malta in the Mediterranean Sea is a fast-growing global tourist destination that requires related services to develop the sector.

India's Exports and Imports to Malta

Values in US $ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 327.59 325.03 137.23 195.86 229.52
2 %Growth -0.78 -57.78 42.73 17.18
3 India’s Total Export 310,338.48 262,291.09 275,852.43 303,526.16 330,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.11 0.12 0.05 0.06 0.07
6 IMPORT 28.42 26.43 22.37 15.95 43.76
7 %Growth -6.99 -15.37 -28.71 174.43
8 India’s Total Import 448,033.41 381,007.76 384,357.03 465,580.99 514,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.01 0.01 0.01 0 0.01
11 TOTAL TRADE 356.01 351.46 159.6 211.81 273.28
12 %Growth -1.28 -54.59 32.71 29.02
13 India’s Total Trade 758,371.89 643,298.84 660,209.46 769,107.15 844,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.05 0.05 0.02 0.03 0.03
16 TRADE BALANCE 299.17 298.6 114.86 179.92 185.76
17 India’s Trade Balance -137,694.93 -118,716.67 -108,504.60 -162,054.83 -184,000.33

TradeMalta

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TradeMalta Limited The Clock Tower, Level 1, Tigné Point, Sliema, TP 01 – Malta

Malta Enterprise

+356-2542-0000

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Malta Enterprise Corporation Malta Industrial Parks Ltd Gwardamangia Hill Pietà MEC 0001 Malta

Commerce Department

+356-2122-6688

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Commerce Department Lascaris Bastions Dahlet Gnien is-Sultan Valletta VLT 1933 Malta

High Commission of India,

+356-2148-0416

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29, Triq-Galanton Vassallo, Santa Venera, SVR 1901, Malta.

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Wine other than sparkling wine of fresh grapes, incl. fortified; grape must with fermentation prevented/arrested by the addition of alcohol, in containters of 2 l/less (220421)
    Waters, incl. min. waters & aerated waters, cont. added sugar/oth. sweeteni … (220210)
    Whiskies (220830)

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    Meat of bovine animals, frozen, boneless (020230)
    Cuts & edible offal of species Gallus domesticus, frozen (020714)

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    Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits & oth. bakers’ wares n.e.s. in Ch.19, whethe … (190590)

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    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa (excl. of 1806.20-1806.32) (180690)

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    Cheese (excl. of 0406.10-0406.40) (040690)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Prepared/presvd. preps. of fowls of the genus Gallus domesticus (excl. homo … (160232)

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    Fish; live, Atlantic and Pacific bluefin tunas (Thunnus thynnus, Thunnus orientalis) (030194)
    Fish; frozen, herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030351)
    Fish preparations; tunas, skipjack and Atlantic bonito (sarda spp.), prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced) (160414)
    Meat preparations; of the poultry of heading no. 0105, (1.e. of fowls of the species Gallus domesticus) (160232)
    Fish; frozen, mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber australasicus, Scomber japonicus), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030354)

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Minerals

    Production: Gravel and crushed stone – 1.54  M mt tons
    Export: Gravel and crushed stone- US$ 7,120

    minerals yearbookoec.world

    Export: US$ 6.79 million

    oec world

    Export: Refined Petroleum -US$ 765 million
    Export: Crude Petroleum-US$ 78.7 million
    Export: Petroleum Coke-US$ 17.8 million

    oec world

    Production: 5,000 tonnes
    Export: US$ 314,000

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priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Malta
  • Mineral fuels/oils and products
  • Organic chemicals
  • Machinery and mechanical appliances
  • Wood pulp, waste and scrap
India's top export to Malta
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Machinery and mechanical appliances
  • Vehicle parts
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts

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