Jaroslaw Adamowski is a freelance journalist with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe, based in Warsaw, Poland. He contributes to IEG Policy and a number of other industry magazines and news sites.
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The Polish government has approved a draft bill by the country’s Ministry of Health that would push TV beer advertisements to 11 pm. Under current law, these are admissible between 8pm and 6am.
A group of opposition Lithuanian lawmakers has drafted a proposal to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) on food and non-alcoholic beverages from 21% to 9%, bringing it to the level of one of the country’s reduced tax rates.
The Slovak Alliance of Modern Trade (SAMO), the country’s leading retail industry organisation, has announced its opposition to the draft bill on unfair market practices on the grounds that the legislation would violate a number of Slovak and European laws.
Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković has announced plans to reduce Croatia’s standard value-added tax (VAT) rate which is the second highest in the European Union.
The Slovak government has unveiled plans to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) on food products for infants which are currently imposed a rate of 20%.