25-03-2014 00:37 AM | Greece

Greek dairy farmers and their MPs risk IMF bailout

Greece's government risks another rebellion over bailout terms this week after milk producers lobbied against a move to free up prices under efforts to make the economy more competitive.

The country's international lenders want it to ditch rules, such as limiting the shelf-life of fresh milk to five days, which deter importers.

But Greek dairy producers and MPs representing farming constituencies are fighting the move to call milk up to 11 days old "fresh" – the latest in a long line of last-minute disruptions to Greece's bailout reviews with the European Union and International Monetary Fund.
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