The minimum purchase price of alcohol will rise by 14%


According to the order of Rosalcohol, the minimum procurement price of ethanol will rise to 49 cents per liter. Now the minimum price is at the level of 43 rubles per liter of alcohol.

MOSCOW, 15 Oct. Minimum procurement price of ethanol will rise by 14% to 49 cents per liter, to the order of Rosalkogolregulirovanie (Rosalkogol).

The order of the Department dated 21 September was registered in Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation on 7 October and published on the website of Rosalkogol on Thursday. The document comes into force 10 days after publication.

Now the minimum price at which are purchasing and supply, excluding imports and exports of ethyl alcohol from food raw material is at the level of 43 rubles per liter of alcohol. She was promoted in October of 2014 from 37 rubles per liter.

In early July, Rosalkogol ‘ suggested to increase the procurement price of ethanol. The Agency explained that “the increase of tariffs for gas and electricity in 2015 relative to 2014, to reflect changes in the cost of the main raw material in the production of ethyl alcohol from food raw material, as well as indexing prices to inflation”.