Powering the Economy

The recent total power failure which was due, it was reported, to a fault in the distribution system, served to remind Members of the difficulties suffered by virtually all businesses in Gibraltar. I...

Chess moves push Gibraltar into the limelight

On his desk in an office in the Caleta Hotel, Brian Callaghan, the hotel’s proprietor, keeps several thick piles of press cuttings from newspapers around the world. There are stories in English, Span...

Airlines – optimism for 2011 and beyond

In April last year, amid much publicity and fanfare, start-up Spanish airline Ándalus Líneas Aéreas began flying between Madrid and Gibraltar. It was a service hailed at the time as opening a world o...

2010 Trading Conditions Survey

Highlights •    Two thirds of this year’s respondents had seen their year on year sales either flat or reduced. •    Respondents said that 40% of their employees were frontier workers. •    39% respo...

New tax legislation nears completion

The Gibraltar Government has published the long-awaited text of a new tax regime designed to ensure the continued international competitiveness of Gibraltar’s finance centre. The reforms also introdu...

New ASYCUDA system a boon for traders

HM Customs Gibraltar (HMC) will soon have a new IT system for processing imports, calculating duty and ensuring that reliable statistics are collected on a timely basis. Until now HMC have been using...

Summer 2010: Air Timetable

Click on image to view OTHER AIRLINE NEWS Málaga (AGP) Ryanair (FR) has opened its 42nd base at Barcelona (BCN). The airline will introduce 14 weekly flights to Málaga (AGP) from 2nd September. Ryana...

MidTown: Chamber members express concern

Chamber members have expressed serious concern as Government encroaches on private sector activities. The Government’s announcement that it will become a co-developer in the long-awaited Mid-Town Pro...