Government initiative on supermarket prices reignites cost-of-living row

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Cost of living, Justice, New Democracy, SYRIZA

The latest government response to the cost-of-living crisis has been met with scepticism by opposition parties, as evidence suggests Greeks are paying more for basic goods than their European peers.

Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis was out on Wednesday promoting the “household basket”, a government initiative aimed at containing the prices of basic goods on supermarket shelves. The scheme binds the country’s largest supermarket groups to stab...

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