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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Following the Polish government’s announcement of legislative plans to regulate the prices of food products, Polish lawmakers from the Sejm, the parliament’s lower chamber, have passed a special bill to prevent what the cabinet calls unjustified price hikes by local retailers.
Romania’s Social Democratic Party (PSD), the country’s main opposition force, has submitted a draft bill to cap the prices of food, medicine and medical equipment amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
The Polish government is considering to temporarily suspend the country’s Sunday shopping ban as part of its legislative package designed to mitigate the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Poland’s economy.
Poland’s Minister of Health, Lukasz Szumowski, has announced the country’s government is considering regulating the prices of selected food products to prevent what the cabinet calls unjustified price hikes by local retailers.
Lithuania’s Centre Party - Welfare Lithuania (LCP-GL), whose sole MP Naglis Puteikis is part of the parliamentary club of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVZS) party, has called on the country’s government to require local retailers to freeze food prices and introduce sanctions for any increases amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Poland’s National Chamber of Commerce (KIG) has unveiled proposals designed to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 spread on the country’s economy. Among others, the business association is calling on the Polish government to suspend the Sunday shopping ban, and the so-called ‘sugar tax' that should enter into force on 1 July 2020.