Malta will maintain labor market restrictions for Romanians and Bulgarians, Times of Malta informs quoting European sources, Romanian news agency Mediafax reports. Malta is going to be one of the ten EU states that will extend restrictions until 2013 together with Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Great Britain.

EU member states are entitled to impose temporary restrictions for their labor market. Even though some states waved the restrictions, Malta opted to maintain them.