RUSSIA: Alcohol excise yields $700 million

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 6 February 2002

The Russian treasury received excise revenue of Rubles21.3 billion ($698 million) on the production and sale of alcohol in 2001, some 41% higher than the figure for 2000. Around 13 million hls of vodka and other spirits were produced in Russia in 2001 according to the State Statistics Committee, an 8.4% rise from 2000.

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The Russian treasury received excise revenue of Rubles21.3 billion ($698 million) on the production and sale of alcohol in 2001, some 41% higher than the figure for 2000. Around 13 million hls of vodka and other spirits were produced in Russia in 2001 according to the State Statistics Committee, an 8.4% rise from 2000.

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