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Why are food prices in Sweden going up so much more than elsewhere?
Pressure is growing on ICA, Coop and Axfood, Sweden's traditional supermarket triopoly, after Sweden's finance minister Elizabeth Svantesson said it was "hard to understand" why food prices were rising so much faster in Sweden than in neighbouring countries. But is it their fault?
Published: 16 March 2023 16:15 CET
Finance Minister Elisabeth Svantesson has called the leaders of Sweden's three big supermarket chains to a meeting. Photo: Ali Lorestani /TT
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Considering the quality and choice in the icas and coops and willys the are definitiv exaggerating their market position. Would be time to allow more competition
“impose some form of price controls. ” All the countries that did it, bankrupted. If you want to transform Sweden in a Venezuela, do it!