26 September 2014

Malta’s insurance market

Times of Malta 21/09/2014: Insurance activities have long been part of Malta’s tradition because of the link with Malta’s maritime trade with other Mediterranean countries. This long tradition can be traced as far back to the 14th century, when Maltese merchants partnered with Catalan seafarers in maritime trade and insurance. Already a developed business activity in the 18th century, insurance received a further boost under Britain’s dominion with the establishment, from 1807 onwards, of insurance companies that underwrote maritime risks with strong inflows of...read on.