Malta exports about US$3.6 billion worth of goods and services to more than a hundred countries every year. Annual imports for the same period amount to about US$3.98 billion. Malta became a full member of the European Union in May 2004.
Few people know that Malta manufactures and exports a broad spectrum of goods and services ranging from sophisticated industrial equipment to general consumer goods such as giftware, cosmetics, toiletries, furniture, foodstuffs, footwear and clothing items.
Visitors to Malta are assured of a warm welcome. People coming over to the Maltese Islands for the first time are invariably struck by the sense of hospitality and friendliness of the Maltese people. The visiting business person will find that it's a pleasure to do business in Malta.