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Mitsotakis calls household basket critics “Caviar Leftists”, triggers outrage

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis triggered an outrage when he described those criticizing the household basket with alleged lower product prices as “caviar leftists” and “champagne socialists.” During his visit to Achaia, Peloponnese on Tuesday, Mitsotakis defended in a speech the household basket saying that it “already lowers the prices …

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Greeks largely disappointed from the “household basket”

Greeks are largely disappointed from the discounts on the “household basket”, they are mocking on social media, while opposition parties speak of “a government fiesta without substance” and “big persiflage.” On the first day of its launching, on Wednesday, Greeks rushed to supermarkets or their websites and the state e-katalanotis.gov.gr …

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Greece’s “Household basket” with marked items premieres next week

Τhe so-called “household basket” with controlled and reduced prices for based goods will be introduced in Greece on upcoming Wednesday, November 2, 2022. The 51 products that will make up the “household basket” will be found on supermarket shelves with this special mark. The list of 51 items for the …

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These are the 50 basic good for the “Household Basket” at supermarkets

Greece’s Development Ministry published a list of 50 proposed basic goods for the so-called “household shopping basket” for which supermarkets are expected to contain price hikes or scale back future increases. The list follows up on a meeting between Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis and representatives of supermarket chains …

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday and open stores on Sunday

Black Friday on November 25 with retailers to look for revenues increase and consumers eyeing good bargain purchases ahead of Christmas. The Black Friday in Greece has turned into a Black Week, as discounts have already started in the previous week and will continue until Monday, November 28, with the …

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Inflation in Greece eases to 9.1% in Oct from 12% in Sept

The annual inflation rate in Greece in October eased to 9.1% from 12% in September but was accompanied by double-digit price hikes across a wide range of products and services, the statistics agency ELSTAT announced on Thursday. According to ELSTAT, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in October 2022 in comparison …

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Thousands Greeks protest rising prices (vds, picts)

Teargas, sound flares and molotov cocktail bombs dissolved the big protest rally organized by public and private sector unions against the rising prices and the cost of living. The protest rally marked the general strike on November 9 organized by unions of the public and private sector. Outside the Greek …

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Cost of living, Patsis scandal close ND-SYRIZA difference

The cost of living and the scandal with -now ex New Democracy- MP Andreas Patsis cast a shadow at the ruling conservative party which sees its rates in  in public opinion polls in decline. Difference between ruling ND and main opposition left-wing SYRIZA dropped  to 6.1% in a poll conducted …

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Supermarkets in Greece pledge to contain price increases on 50 products

Supermarkets operating in Greece on Wednesday pledged to present by the end of the month a “basket” of 50 different products necessary for a household’s living for which they will seek to contain any price increases. An application will facilitate consumers to check and compare the prices these 50 food …

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Greece’s annual inflation rate jumps to 4.8% in November

Greece’s annual inflation rate jumped to 4.8% in November from 3.4% in October and after a -2.1% reading in November 2020, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday. The European Statistics Authority EUROSTAT had said on Nov 30 that Greece’s annual inflation was expected to rise to 4.3% in November -see …

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SYRIZA blames Gov’t for soaring prices, high toll of Covid-deaths outside ICU

Main opposition party SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance blames the government for soaring prices and the high toll of Covid-related deaths outside the ICUs. In a spot, the main opposition party urges for a series of measures for the benefit of the society. In a spot SYRIZA demands decrease of the special tax …

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Gov’t to discipline Greeks with “healthy eating, no smoke & alcohol, exercise”

Ηealthy eating, weight control, abstinence from smoking and alcohol and regular exercise: the Greek government and the Prime Minister are determine to teach Greeks health living, good prevention and discipline. According to state-run news agency amna, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis underlined during a cabinet meeting: “prevention is very important and …

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