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EUROPE/UKRAINE: European drinks companies poised to benefit from Ukrainian duty removal 24 Mar 2014

The European Commission has released details of proposals to remove tariffs on goods traded between the European Union and Ukraine.

UKRAINE: Nemiroff moves to stop production 30 Sep 2013

Vodka producer Nemiroff has been forced to cease production in its home market of Ukraine, as the company's shareholders continue to do battle.

UKRAINE: Carlsberg warns of possible brewery closure over tax plans - report 11 Jun 2013

Carlsberg has claimed that it will be forced to close one of its Ukraine breweries if a three-fold duty hike on beer goes through, according to reports.

UKRAINE: Accolade Wines launches Hardys in Ukraine 17 Aug 2012

Australian wine brand Hardys has been launched in Ukraine to take advantage of a "huge market", its owner Accolade Wines said today (17 August).

EUROPE: Carlsberg sees Euro 2012 sales soar, with a week still to go 22 Jun 2012

Carlsberg's beer sales at stadiums hosting the European Football Championships have already topped that from the entire last tournament, with consumption up 49% per spectator.

UKRAINE: Oasis CIS eyes brewer deal - report 6 Dec 2011

Oasis CIS is eyeing expansion in Ukraine's beer market via the possible acquisition of local brewer Persha Privatna Brovarnya, according to a report.

UKRAINE: Carlsberg to distribute Warsteiner 23 Nov 2011

Carlsberg has signed a deal to distribute Warsteiner beer in Ukraine.

Product Launch - UKRAINE: Nemiroff Company's Nemiroff Distinct 7 Sep 2011

Nemiroff Company's Nemiroff Distinct

UKRAINE: Nemiroff restarts production after shareholder blockade 5 Jul 2011

Nemiroff has resumed production after a majority of its own shareholders blocked operations at its distillery due to an ownership dispute.

UKRAINE: Molson Coors signs JV deal for Carling with Obolon 1 Jun 2011

Molson Coors is seeking to bolster its presence in Eastern Europe by launching Carling lager in Ukraine, via a tie-up with local brewer Obolon.