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Poland: Poland Increases the Excise Tax on Alcohol

On January 1, 2022, Poland implemented an amendment to the excise duty act on alcohol. The amendment increases the excise tax on alcohol by 10 percent and proposes the Excise Map, a schedule of additional excise tax increases of five percent each year during 2023-2027.
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European Union: New EU Labeling Rules for Wines

On December 6, 2021, the European Union published new rules concerning wine, dealcoholized and partially dealcoholized wine, and aromatized wine. These new rules introduce a compulsory nutrition declaration and a compulsory list of ingredients for wine products sold on the EU market beginning on December 8, 2023.
On January 3, 2022, Turkey announced the domestic producer price index (PPI) inflation in the second half of 2021 was 47.39 percent, therefore triggering an automatic increase in the fixed-amount Special Consumption Tax (SCT) for alcohol beverages, soft drinks, fruit juice, and tobacco products.
On June 24, 2021, the European Commission published a roadmap outlining its intention to revise the labeling rules on alcoholic beverages as part of its Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.
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Poland: Poland Taxes Soft Drinks and Energy Drinks

On January 1, 2021 Poland implemented new taxes on soft drinks, small bottles of alcoholic beverages of up to 300 milliliters (ml), and energy drinks.
On December 27, 2019 the Russian Government approved Federal Law No. 468 on Viticulture and Winemaking in the Russian Federation.
This report contains an unofficial translation of the technical requirements for alcoholic products for the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
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Ukraine: Exporter Guide

Ukraine is a lower-middle income country in Eastern Europe. Its economy is rebounding after the political and economic turmoil of recent years.
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Serbia: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides guidance on the certificate requirements for agricultural and food products imported into the Serbian market and includes the certificates that are standardized....
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Romania: Exporter Guide

Romania and its 20 million consumers offer increasingly viable market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products.
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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Exporter Guide

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) imports approximately two-thirds of its overall food needs.
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Italy: Exporter Guide

This report offers information for U.S. companies interested in exporting food and agricultural products to Italy, including an overview of the country's economic situation, market structure....