RECOMMENDS that Malta take action in 2015 and 2016 to:
1. Following correction of the excessive deficit, achieve a fiscal adjustment of 0.6 % of GDP towards the medium-term objective in 2015 and 2016.
2. Take measures to improve basic skills and further reduce early school-leaving by promoting the continuous professional development of teachers.
3. Accelerate the increase in the statutory retirement age and link it to life expectancy.
4. Improve small and micro-enterprises’ access to finance, in particular through non-bank instruments.