The head of the Ministry of agriculture of Germany called for the protection of low-income citizens

The German Minister of Food and Agriculture warned of a further rise in food prices Cem Ozdemir and called for additional assistance to low-income households. The corresponding statement was made by the minister in an interview published on June 23 with the newspaper Der Tagesspiegel.

Özdemir pointed out that the peak of food prices has yet to be reached. According to the German Minister of Food and Agriculture, food producers are spending more money on energy and are passing on the increased costs to customers. Özdemir called for additional targeted benefits for low-income households. In particular, the minister supported the initiative to abolish VAT on fruits and vegetables, as required by public organizations.

According to Ozdemir, such assistance to low-income households will be very timely and correct, since consumer spending plays a significant role in the lives of these people…

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