Russia: Russian Alcohol Market Regulation 2016 Update

The Russian Ministry of Finance was given the responsibility to formulate and implement State policy and legal regulations in the sphere of production and circulation of ethyl alcohol, alcohol and alcohol-containing products as of May 9, 2016. Previously, such duties fell under the Federal Service for Regulation of the Alcohol Market and the Federal Customs Service. The goal of such transformational change is to increase the effectiveness of administration and tax collection.

Russia: Russian Alcohol Market Regulation 2016 Update