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Factsheet for measure GR-2022-14/2315 – measures in Greece
|Country||Greece , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 28 March 2022|
|Context||COVID-19, War in Ukraine|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Measures to prevent social hardship
|Author||Elena Kousta (INE GSEE) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||18 May 2022 (updated 20 June 2022)|
Due to the war in Ukraine and the fear of possible shortages of basic goods, the government introduced measures in order to ensure the normal function of the supply chain of basic goods and to prevent unfair commercial practices.
With law 4916 (article 87) on 28 March 2022 and the Joint Ministerial Decision (KYA) no. 1368 on 4 April 2022, introduced the obligation of declaring the existing actual stocks on specific agricultural and food products in an electronic platform, especially designed for this reason.
The government introduced an emergency measure to declare stocks of agricultural products and foodstuffs, which provides for the following:
There is no relevant data.
|Does not apply to workers||
||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
No special funding required
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
There was no involvement of social partners.
There were no social partner's reactions to the measure.
Eurofound (2022), Obligation to declare stocks of basic goods to avoid profiteering, measure GR-2022-14/2315 (measures in Greece), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/GR-2022-14_2315.html
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