Vague retail chain law passed

Parliament has approved a law on retail chains that will outlaw the charging of fees by supermarkets to suppliers to have their products carried on store shelves, and that would require retailers to stock a “proportional” amount of domestic goods.

Critics of the law say it is so vague that it invites corruption and court cases, while many agree that it will increase prices for consumers.


Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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