The Malta Chamber of SMEs welcomes MCESD Chairperson David Xuereb to its offices
01 February 2024
Malta Chamber of SMEs President Mr Paul Abela and Deputy President Mr Philip Fenech welcomed...
During a special event held in
Brussels, seven EU associations launched ‘The Supply Chain Initiative' with the
aim of ensuring fairness in commercial relations along the food supply chain.
In November 2011, members of The
Supply Chain Initiative agreed on a set of Principles of Good Practice,
including a list of examples of fair and unfair practices in vertical trading
These were warmly welcomed by the High Level Forum for a Better
Functioning Food Supply Chain of the European Commission and subsequently, a
voluntary Framework for their implementation and enforcement was adopted in
January 2013. Since then, all companies
involved in the food supply chain have been encouraged to formally sign up and
implement the Initiative. The hope is
that EU policy-makers will give the Initiative a chance to deliver and
meanwhile, for those not yet on board, the door remains firmly open for other
stakeholders to join.
82 companies from across the entire
EU have expressed their intention to register. Half of these are local
companies. Taking into account the subsidiaries of international groups, 457
operating companies are signed up.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).