Retail Chain Law passes first reading

Parliament yesterday passed a Retail Chain Law on to second reading, with 84 of 106 present members voting in favour. The law seeks to require largely foreign supermarkets to carry a greater variety of products, and to guarantee a minimum of 70 per cent of Slovak-made products on their shelves.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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