The Gozo Business Chamber was founded by a public deed on the 20th December 1999, to promote the common interests of business operators in Gozo.
The main functions of The Gozo Business Chamber include the:
Membership of the Gozo Business Chamber is open to anyone who operates a business in Gozo or from Gozo. Members are organised under seven sections, each of which is represented on the Chamber’s Council. The various trade sections are:
Since its formation the Chamber has already made several representations with the authorities on behalf of its members. It has also been effective in the international sphere by making various representations on themes which are important for islands taking an active role in INSULEUR (Network of the Insular Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the European Union), and OTIE (Observatory on Tourism in the European Islands). This has enabled the GBC to push forward important local issues on the national and European Union agenda.
The Chamber is administrated by a Council that is elected every two years.
The Gozo Business Chamber, in collaboration, with the Europe Direct Information Centre – Victoria Gozo, and Bank of Valletta is organising a webinar on the impact of Brexit on Business on the 5th April at 10:00 hrs. The webinar will tackle the ‘Trade and Cooperation Agreement’ which was negotiated at an EU level, as well as the practical impact of Brexit on areas such as Customs and VAT.Read More
On the 27th April 2021, a set of new measures and initiatives were announced by the Government to regenerate the Maltese economy. These included: (a) a renewed rent and electricity scheme; (b) a one-time grant for businesses that will remain closed after the 10th May 2021; (c) Change To Grow 2021; (d) Restart Incentive scheme 2021; (e) Smart and Sustainable Investment scheme 2021; and (f) Micro-Invest Tax Credit Extension.Read More