INEMY-ESEE followed its established practices by on-site price recordings, interviews with market analysts and scrutinizing prices of both supermarket chains and specialty retail outlets (such as patisseries, butcher shops etc.), along with the main meat and fish market of Athens.
The decision was communicated by the Minister of National Economy and Finance, Kostis Hatzidakis, to provide relief to households facing financial challenges due to the cost of living.
The EU directive lays down a common approach for EU member states regarding the planning of their maritime areas. Maritime spatial planning aims to organize human activities in marine areas in such a way as to achieve various ecological, economic, and social goals.
The report indicates a significant drop in headline inflation, measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), from 7.3% in January to 2.9% in November 2023, primarily driven by substantial declines in energy prices. Despite this, HICP excluding energy exhibited notable increases due to upward pressures on food prices, non-energy industrial goods, and services.