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Wine in Russia can rise in price

Wine in Russia can rise in price
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From next year, the Russian government plans to raise excise taxes on wine almost doubled. On the quiet - from 18 to 31 rubles per liter, on the sparkling - from 36 to 40 rubles per liter. They want to make changes to the Tax Code, soon the bill will be sent to the State Duma.

The size of excise taxes is explained by the necessity of their compliance with the harmfulness of products. According to the newspaper "Vedomosti"The experts interviewed are confident that such an initiative will increase the final cost of the drink.

Information about the approval of amendments by the government was confirmed by the press secretary of the chairman of the Cabinet and the deputy head of the government administration, Oleg Osipov. Changes may take effect as early as 2020.