The European Commission on 25 November moved to clamp down on companies in the European Union that avoid paying corporate taxes by exploiting differences between member states' tax regimes.
Next week we will see the start of the increased free access to Valletta announced in this November's Budget. No CVA charges will apply for vehicles accessing the Valletta after 14.00 on weekdays and all day on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
The GRTU EU Desk has this
week held and information session / consultation meeting on the new Consumer
It has been reported that 45,528 Nike sandals, 875 pairs of Puma and Cat sports shoes and 15,600 Dual Shock Playstation controls are to be destroyed on orders of the law courts after they were declared to be counterfeit. Their destruction was requested by the brand owners. The consignments were intercepted at Malta Freeport on transshipment to Algeria.
Last week GRTU President Paul Abela and EU Desk Coordinator Abigail Mamo have attended the celebrations marking the 20 years from the establishment of EuroCommerce. GRTU is member of EuroCommerce as the umbrella association for retail, wholesale and international trade at Brussels level.