Temporary restriction on the marketing of cosmetic products for professional use

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A temporary restriction is placed on the marketing of cosmetic products for professional use until the measures for the coronavirus are passed. From now on, professional products will be sold only to professionals with the presentation of the professional identity. This was decided today at the meeting that the Minister of Development and Investment, Adonis Georgiadis, had with the presidency of the Sectoral Federation of Barber-Hairdressers of Greece and as it was pointed out in the statements, the decision has to do not only for the protection of public health, but also the fight against the informal economy.

The representatives of the industry expressed their satisfaction and expressed the wish that the measure be developed into a permanent one and not be limited to the initial decision for a period of six months.

Statements

Following the meeting, the following statements were made:

The Minister of Development and Investment ‘Adonis Georgiades stated:

“In a spirit of good faith, with the cooperation of Mr. Kavvathas and Mr. Hatzitheodosios and of course with our meeting with the presidency of the Sector Federation of Hairdressers – Hairdressers of Greece, we take a measure that we believe will help the hairdressing industry to “The measures for Covid and will contribute to the viability of these businesses. The government and I personally are always open to any action we can take to help businesses that are particularly affected by the pandemic.”

The Deputy Minister of Development and Investment Nikos Papathanasis He said: “The hairdressing industry is a sector that is at the forefront of everyday life. It also faces the problems faced by all industries. On the other hand, the state has supported many measures to maintain the operation of businesses and The Ministry of Development, supporting the industry with a decision of the Prime Minister, solves a key request, so that they can operate in the best possible way, always of course adhering to the measures to pass this 4th wave of the pandemic with the best possible way”.

The Secretary General of Commerce and Consumer Protection Sotiris Anagnostopoulos “The government recognizes that the hairdressing industry has been hit by the new measures, as have the rest of the trade sector, and to the extent that it can strengthen the industry, it is strengthening it. which is the strengthening of the industry, is the temporary restriction of the marketing of cosmetic products for professional use until the expiration of the measures for the coronavirus “.

THE Giannis Chatzitheodosiou, President of the Athens Chamber of Commerce stressed: “We are very pleased that after the mediation of the Central Union of Chambers for GSEVEE, the request of the hairdressers’ sector was heard and the minister conveyed to the Prime Minister something that is fair and correct: in this sector professional The government has now promised that these products will only be sold to professionals and only by showing their professional identity. industry and we believe that this measure can directly benefit industry professionals “.

THE George Kavvathas, president of GSEVEE said: “Today a big and long-standing problem of the hairdressing industry is solved, with the intervention of the Prime Minister himself and the support of the Minister of Development Mr. Georgiadis. “And this has to do not only with the protection of public health, but also with the fight against the informal economy.”

THE Maria Sotiropoulou“I really believe that the struggles that have started 4 years ago with our industry federation for the distribution and sale of professional products of hairdressers, today have come to an end. Georgiadis, Mr. Chatzitheodosiou and Mr. Kavvathas helped in this direction so that this chronic problem finds a happy ending, ie to be sold to professional hairdressers with the presentation of the professional identity and the TIN. It is an issue that will be solved. many problems of the informal economy of our industry and I believe that it will really protect the public health “.

THE Dimitris Mademtzis, general secretary of the Federation of Hairdressers, Barber of Greece pointed out: “Today was a first step in the best direction. If professional products are not sold everywhere we will be able to control the shadow economy to some extent. We still want many steps. those who contributed to it. ”

THE Ioannis Dionysopoulos, treasurer of the Federation of Hairdressers of Greece and president of the hairdressers of the prefecture of Ilia said: “Today we really got a great joy and I believe that this way we will fight piracy.”

THE Dear Cypriot, curator of the Sectoral Federation of Greece noted: “Indeed, the answers given to us today by Mr. Georgiadis cover us regarding the part of professional products. We would just like this to be permanent and not something temporary. We want to secure the future regarding the locking of professional products “.

Finally, the president of the Art department of the federation Vassilis Politis“I think it’s a good start even for those six months that our products will stop being sold in the market. I want to believe that we will move on for a longer period of time because somehow piracy has to be tackled,” he said.

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Source From: Capital

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