Malta adopted the euro in 2008. Malta's economy is dependent on foreign trade (serving as a freight trans-shipment point), manufacturing of electronics and textiles, tourism and financial services. As Malta currently offers a low-cost environment and an advantageous tax regime, it has become an attractive destination for those in the finance industry interested in an EU-compliant domicile. On the expenditure side, household consumption is the main component of GDP and accounts for 55 percent of its total use, followed by government expenditure (20 percent) and gross fixed capital formation (19 percent). Exports of goods and services account for 149 percent while imports account for 143 percent, adding 6 percent of total GDP. This page provides - Malta GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Malta GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.