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15 June, 2024
 

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121. ''The path to fighting inflation is difficult''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-path-to-fighting-inflation-is-difficult

In an insightful dialogue about the economic landscape, Joachim Nagel, a prominent figure in the financial realm and a member of the ECB Governing Council, shares his perspectives on inflation, interest rates, and the challenges facing the European economy....

122. Mortgage rates soar to 4.91%, deposits decline in October 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mortgage-rates-soar-to-4-91-deposits-decline-in-october-2023

Mortgage interest rates in Cyprus climbed to 4.91% in October 2023, according to data released by the Central Bank of Cyprus in its November 2023 edition of Monetary and Financial Statistics....

123. Unveiling the dark side of Christmas traditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unveiling-the-dark-side-of-christmas-traditions

As December unwraps its festive allure, the question looms large: What truly defines Christmas? Is it the glittering lights, festive feasts, and gift exchanges, or does the essence of this season transcend the commercialized merry-making?...

124. Zero VAT on meat and vegetable from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-zero-vat-on-meat-and-vegetable-from-today

As of December 1, the zero VAT rate on meat and vegetables, categorized under specific customs tariff codes, has come into effect in Cyprus....

125. 'Hands off my tahinopita!'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/hands-off-my-tahinopita

The Auditor-General hinted at the President's earnings during his tenure as Government Spokesperson, prompting Victor Papadopoulos to respond that everything was known and legal....

126. Electricity bills to drop by 12% starting November 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/electricity-bills-to-drop-by-12-starting-november-1

In a recent announcement, consumers in Cyprus can expect a 12% reduction in their electricity bills starting November 1. ...

127. Cyprus tops Europe in alarming antibiotic use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tops-europe-in-alarming-antibiotic-use

Cyprus has the dubious honor of being the top consumer of antibiotics in Europe, resulting in its ranking among countries with the highest resistance rates....

128. EY Cyprus redefines corporate reporting landscape at 3rd annual insights event

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-redefines-corporate-reporting-landscape-at-3rd-annual-insights-event

EY Cyprus organised its 3rd Annual Corporate Reporting Insights event titled ‘Connectivity: Reforming Corporate Reporting.’ ...

129. Which meats will cost you less with zero VAT?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/which-meats-will-cost-you-less-with-zero-vat

In a recent interview, Kostas Livadiotis, president of the butcher association, shed light on the upcoming changes in VAT for various meat products....

130. Lackluster sales show consumer hesitation and vigilance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lackluster-sales-show-consumer-hesitation-and-vigilance

From 9 in the morning, several stores opened their doors for Black Friday, primarily in the field of electrical and electronic devices, but the traffic is at low levels and certainly not comparable to previous years....

131. Navigating 'Black Friday': Discounts vs. reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/navigating-black-friday-discounts-vs-reality

Discounts of a few euros, or even cents, are being advertised by electronics and appliance companies in anticipation of Black Friday. However, market activity does not seem to meet the expected levels for the Black Friday period, and it is certainly considerably lower compared to the peak observed in 2018 and 2019....

132. Major players unveil ambitious plans for shopping malls in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-players-unveil-ambitious-plans-for-shopping-malls-in-limassol

After Nicosia, the competition among shopping centers is shifting to the market in Limassol. The focus of the two strong players in the capital, Nicosia Mall (owned by Zorpa Group, PHC Group, Athienitis Group, and VLM Group) and Atterbury Europe (Mall of Cyprus), is set on their next investments in Limassol....

133. Binance's Zhao, steps down as CEO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/binance-s-zhao-steps-down-as-ceo

In a significant development for the cryptocurrency world, Changpeng Zhao, better known as CZ, has announced his resignation as the chief executive officer of Binance....

134. Consumers asked to roll with it as toilet paper surges and fresh fish takes a dive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consumers-asked-to-roll-with-it-as-toilet-paper-surges-and-fresh-fish-takes-a-dive

In October, the cost of toilet paper surged by 17.4% compared to September, while fresh fish prices experienced a corresponding decrease of 17.4%, as per the Consumer Protection Agency's Consumer Price Watch report. ...

135. Cyprus eyes $1.22 billion for electric cars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-eyes-$1-22-billion-for-electric-cars

Cyprus is set to undergo a transformative phase with its revised Recovery and Resilience Plan, valued at $1.22 billion....

136. Master the art of Black Friday shopping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/master-the-art-of-black-friday-shopping

As the Black Friday tradition, originating in the 1960s in the United States, ushers in the Christmas shopping season, Cypriots face unique economic challenges....

137. Nicosia Mall reveals ambitious plans for Limassol shopping center

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nicosia-mall-reveals-ambitious-plans-for-limassol-shopping-center

In a recent announcement, Nicosia Mall disclosed its intentions for the forthcoming opening in Limassol. ...

138. Gov't committee calls for stronger measures to safeguard consumers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/gov-t-committee-calls-for-stronger-measures-to-safeguard-consumers

The Parliamentary Committee on Commerce identified legislative gaps in consumer protection during a meeting on Tuesday. Committee Chairman Kyriakos Hatzigiannis expressed concerns about the limited deterrent role of the Consumer Protection Agency and highlighted significant gaps in its programs...

139. Will Black Friday's shopping basket be lighter this year?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-black-friday-s-shopping-basket-be-lighter-this-year

The November market outlook differs this year....

140. Electronic IDs set to transform citizen services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ids-set-to-transform-citizen-services

Before the end of the current year, citizens and various professional groups will benefit from the use of electronic identity and electronic signatures in several government services, said Philippos Hadjizacharia, the Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy, during his speech at the 19th annual Economist Conference in Nicosia. ...

141. Ministries unite to transform halloumi industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministries-unite-to-transform-halloumi-industry

There is a need for order, mainly regarding the conduct of inspections but also other issues related to the production and distribution of halloumi cheese, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Agriculture are trying, with George Papanastasiou and Petros Xenofontos agreeing that the management of all issues concerning the product, should be transferred to one and only ministry. And this was deemed necessary, since halloumi is now a protected designation of origin....

142. Reduced prices in fuel expected soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-prices-in-fuel-expected-soon

Further reductions in fuel prices are expected in the coming period....

143. Championing consumer rights in the digital era

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/championing-consumer-rights-in-the-digital-era

A Consumer Dialogue event titled "New Consumer Agenda - Challenges ahead" took place at the EU House in Nicosia, addressing critical aspects of consumer protection, consumer rights and obligations in an era marked by the challenges of digitalization and the green transition....

144. Suppliers push for price increases amidst economic uncertainty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suppliers-push-for-price-increases-amidst-economic-uncertainty

Marios Antoniou, the General Secretary of the Retail Trade Association, discussed the pricing dynamics of products affected by the zero VAT rate, as well as current data and requests for price adjustments during an appearance on SPOR FM's show, Dispersion News....

145. Reduced fuel and heating oil prices come into effect today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reduced-fuel-and-heating-oil-prices-come-into-effect-today

The excise tax on fuel and heating oil in Cyprus has been reduced by 8.33 and 6.39 cents per litre, respectively, as announced by the government on October 19....

146. Tensions escalate as Aphrodite field negotiations reach breaking point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tensions-escalate-as-aphrodite-field-negotiations-reach-breaking-point

The final phase of negotiations for the development of the Aphrodite field, led by Chevron's consortium in Block 12 and the Republic of Cyprus, is approaching its deadline, set by Nicosia for the commencement of FEED operations on the upcoming Sunday, November 5....

147. Producers and importers join forces to tackle tobacco product waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/producers-and-importers-join-forces-to-tackle-tobacco-product-waste

Producers and importers of tobacco products with filters have embarked on a significant environmental initiative, aligning themselves with the European Directive 2019/904/EU....

148. Private labels dominate market as e-kalathi falters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-labels-dominate-market-as-e-kalathi-falters

Disagreements over the specifics and philosophy of the bill concerning the creation of the e-kalathi electronic platform have led to an ongoing debate in the House Commerce Committee. ...

149. €16 billion in energy investments for 2021-2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€16-billion-in-energy-investments-for-2021-2030

Cyprus' investment footprint in the energy sector is small but not insignificant, with expected investments in the sector amounting to over €16 billion for the decade 2021-2030, experts said at the third and fourth sessions of the 11th energy symposium, organised by FMW and the Institute of Energy of South East Europe in Nicosia on Tuesday....

150. A cheesy dilemma as Halloumi faces new market challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-cheesy-dilemma-as-halloumi-faces-new-market-challenges

Amid renewed discussions on the PDO halloumi milk quota, a fresh challenge has emerged for producers and the competitiveness of the product. The market now sees products labeled as ''grilled cheese,''...

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