Australia: Shoppers warned: food prices may not fall when carbon tax is scrapped

Guardian: Food and grocery prices may not fall when the carbon tax is repealed and struggling food manufacturers could be forced to continue to pay the tax in their power bills for 18 months after compensation schemes offered by the former Labor government had been abolished. The warning, from the Australian Food and Grocery Council, comes after cautions from electricity generators and retailers that they can't guarantee domestic power bills will fall by Tony Abbott's promised 9% and from the Australian......

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