The Cyprus Today shopping basket for August 2004

A common conversation topic is often about how prices have risen since someone moved to North Cyprus. We moved in August 2004 and whilst having a cupboard clear out it was a coincidence to discover a Cyprus Today newspaper from that date.

Firstly, you could get 2.67TL to a £1 instead of around 2.28TL so that a bottle of Efes at 1.40TL instead of 2.20TL which would have cost 52p now costs 96p. Here are the rest of the changes:

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