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1. Some supermarkets charging more than advertised, says CPS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/some-supermarkets-charging-more-than-advertised-says-cps

The Consumer Protection Service of the Ministry of Commerce in Cyprus is urging greater transparency in supermarket pricing, requesting the disclosure of discounts offered by supermarkets and the names of those included in the Price Observatory....

2. Where can we get fuel at lower prices?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-can-we-get-fuel-at-lower-prices

As the economic landscape continues to evolve, one sector offers a glimmer of relief: fuel prices. In a conversation with petrol station owner Kyriakos Louka, ...

3. Is it a trendy temptation or a health hazard?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/is-raw-milk-a-trendy-temptation-or-health-hazard

In the world of daring culinary trends, raw milk is the latest sensation captivating influencers and foodies alike. Unlike its pasteurized counterpart, raw milk skips the heat treatment process, offering enthusiasts a taste of unaltered dairy straight from the cow's udder....

4. Wolt market celebrates two years of success in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/wolt-market-celebrates-two-years-of-success-in-cyprus

Wolt Market is marking its second birthday in style, showcasing its growth and thanking customers with exclusive discounts and giveaways....

5. Greece anticipates bumper olive oil harvest despite price fluctuations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-anticipates-bumper-olive-oil-harvest-despite-price-fluctuations

Estimates from Greece suggest a promising outlook for olive oil production this year, with anticipation building for a potentially fruitful harvest, although definitive conclusions remain pending for about a month....

6. US fund eyes investment in Greece-Cyprus-Israel sea link

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-fund-eyes-investment-in-greece-cyprus-israel-sea-link

The US sovereign wealth fund, SWF, is keen on joining the Greece-Cyprus-Israel Great Sea Interconnector project. ADMIE, the Transmission System Operator for the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System, confirmed SWF's interest, which could involve funding or loans....

7. Apple fights €1.8 billion EU fine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-fights-€1-8-billion-eu-fine

Apple is appealing a €1.8 billion fine from the European Union, which accused the tech giant of blocking information about cheaper music streaming services....

8. Dr. Hepburn: ''Cyprus has the dirtiest and most expensive grid in the EU''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-hepburn-cyprus-has-the-dirtiest-and-most-expensive-grid-in-the-eu

During his presentation at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held today at the Hilton Nicosia, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Cyprus, Cameron Hepburn, discussed Cyprus' energy transition and its decoupling from fossil fuels to achieve zero emissions and protect the environment. ...

9. Consumer protection urges photovoltaic market research

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumer-protection-urges-photovoltaic-market-research

The Consumer Protection Service of the Ministry of Energy emphasizes the importance of thorough market research for consumers considering the installation of photovoltaic systems....

10. Cypriot banks set to exceed 2023's record profits in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-banks-set-to-exceed-2023-s-record-profits-in-2024

Cypriot banks are maintaining a low profile, but it's expected that 2024 will bring in higher profits compared to the record-breaking figures of 2023. ...

11. Cyprus joins Europe's #Safe2Eat campaign for third year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-joins-europe-s-safe2eat-campaign-for-third-year

In a concerted effort to bolster consumer confidence and promote food safety across Europe, Cyprus once again stands alongside 17 other nations in the #Safe2Eat campaign, spearheaded by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....

12. Pope Francis urges Italians to increase birth rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-urges-italians-to-increase-birth-rates

Pope Francis pressed his campaign Friday to urge Italians to have children, calling for long-term policies to help families and warning that the country’s demographic crisis was threatening the future. ...

13. Household deposit rates surge as home buying loan rates dip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/household-deposit-rates-surge-as-home-buying-loan-rates-dip

In March 2024, the financial landscape in Cyprus saw some interesting shifts, according to data released by the Central Bank of Cyprus. Here's a breakdown of what happened:...

14. Shoppers prioritize food purchases over clothing this Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shoppers-prioritize-food-purchases-over-clothing-this-easter

Supermarkets saw increased consumer traffic the days before Easter, celebrated in Cyprus over the last weekend, as consumers chose to spend on food and items for the holiday feast, while other retail stores did not, due to a decline in the habit of shopping for shoes and clothing during this holiday....

15. Fruit and vegetable markups reach 170% compared to producer rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fruit-and-vegetable-markups-reach-170-compared-to-producer-rates

According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture's e-kofini platform, retail prices of fruits and vegetables are considerably higher compared to prices set by producer organizations....

16. EAC chairman George Petrou dives into energy storage advancements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-chairman-george-petrou-dives-into-energy-storage-advancements

George Petrou, the newly appointed chairman of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), faces a daunting task as he takes the helm during a turbulent......

17. Consumer Agency reports stable Easter prices with some increases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumer-agency-reports-stable-easter-prices-with-some-increases

Prices of 18 Easter products are holding steady at last year's levels, with some exceptions showing significant increases, according to findings from the Consumer Protection Agency under the Ministry of Energy, Trade, and Industry....

18. European airfares hit 20-30% increase from 2019 to 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-airfares-hit-20-30-increase-from-2019-to-2023

Throughout the summer of 2023, air travel across Europe witnessed a significant uptick in prices, with fares soaring 20 to 30% higher compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019, according to recent data from E data.E. released in October....

19. Imported wine squeezes Cyprus market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/imported-wine-squeezes-cyprus-market

According to Kathimerini reporter, Andreas Karamitas, wine marketing in Cyprus boasts an annual turnover of approximately €7 million, a sum primarily fueled by domestic consumption rather than exports, which only account for around €1 million. ...

20. Incorrect water bills leave 450 premises fuming in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/incorrect-water-bills-leave-450-premises-fuming-in-paphos

The Municipality of Paphos informs water consumers that it is investigating complaints regarding high water bills. ...

21. Minister stands against early fees for Great Sea Interconnector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-stands-against-early-fees-for-great-sea-interconnector

Cypriot electricity consumers should not be burdened with a surcharge before the operation of the electricity interconnector linking Greece and Cyprus and the consequent reduction of electricity costs, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry George Papanastasiou said on Monday....

22. Healthier ready-to-eat meals could slash EU emissions by 48m tonnes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthier-ready-to-eat-meals-could-slash-eu-emissions-by-48m-tonnes

Healthier ready-to-eat meals could cut EU emissions by 48m tonnes annually and save customers €2.8bn (£2.4bn) each year, as well as reducing disease, a report has found....

23. Middle East conflict fuels fear of $100 per barrel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/middle-east-conflict-fuels-fear-of-$100-per-barrel

The recent Iranian attack on Israel serves as a stark reminder of the ever-shifting geopolitical dynamics in the Middle East, with potential ramifications extending......

24. EU Parliament votes for clearer labels on breakfast foods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-for-clearer-labels-on-breakfast-foods

In a move aimed at empowering consumers and promoting healthier choices, the European Parliament has greenlit updated regulations governing breakfast staples such as honey, fruit juice, jam, and marmalades....

25. Hatzigiannis: ''The social responsibility of banks is non-existent''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hatzigiannis-the-social-responsibility-of-banks-is-non-existent

Members of the Commerce Committee voiced disappointment following the responses provided by bank representatives regarding the installation of additional automatic teller machines (ATMs) to facilitate money withdrawals in communities....

26. Businesses turn to banks amid funding crunch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/businesses-turn-to-banks-amid-funding-crunch

In 2023, businesses encountered a tough road ahead when it came to securing loans, as costs continued to climb....

27. Green marketing: The truth behind eco-friendly claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/green-marketing-the-truth-behind-eco-friendly-claims

The deceptive practice of greenwashing, aimed at misleading consumers about the environmental qualities of products or services, is drawing increasing scrutiny....

28. Cyprus records €575.5 million in new loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-€575-5-million-in-new-loans

Cyprus recorded a significant increase in total new loans in February, reaching €575.5 million, up from €462.7 million in the previous month. This surge was primarily driven by a notable rise in loans granted to companies, totalling approximately €130 million, according to data released by the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC). ...

29. Will 'sexy water' make you sexy?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-sexy-water-make-you-sexy

Move over plain old water—there's a new drink in town, and it's turning heads for all the right (and maybe a few questionable) reasons. ...

30. Olive oil jumps 61.7% in March 2024 compared to last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olive-oil-jumps-61-7-in-march-2024

In March 2024, the price of olive oil surged by 61.7% compared to the same period in 2023, as reported by the Cyprus Consumers Association....

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