Identified: disruptions in the supply of alcohol during the holidays will not be

Identified: disruptions in the supply of alcohol during the holidays will not be


MOSCOW, November 26. Disruptions in the supply of alcohol during the holidays in connection with innovations in the USAIS with 2016 won’t be. This was announced today in an interview with radio station “Russian news service” said the press Secretary of Rosalkogolregulirovanija (PAP) Alexander Kulikov.

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According to him, periodically expressed in the media concerns about possible disruptions of supply of alcohol in connection with innovations in the USAIS to 2016 is not justified. “Nothing to fear, no interruptions with alcoholic beverages during the holidays will not be, because the story itself concerns around the introduction of EGAIS are groundless”, – said the representative office.

Kulikov added that in the Uniform state automated information system of accounting of production volume and turnover of ethyl alcohol, alcoholic and alcohol-containing products (EGAIS) transmit information over thousands of wholesale organization and 21 thousand points of retail trade. “At the moment the system transmit information over thousands of wholesale organizations and more than 21 thousand banks in retail segment”, he said.

According to the amendments in sectoral law, the wholesale supplier must connect to the accounting system of alcohol from 1 January 2016, the introduction of EGAIS for retail sale of alcoholic beverages in the cities will become obligatory from 1 July 2016.

The system of accounting volume of production and turnover of alcohol

The unified state automated information system of accounting of production volume and turnover of ethyl alcohol, alcoholic and alcohol-containing products (EGAIS) introduced in Russia in 2006 to account for the production of ethyl alcohol and alcoholic products. At the stage of implementation of the system of the market was confronted with serious difficulties, pererosshie to the collapse in July 2006, the system had to translate in “manual” mode of operation: the documentation accompanying each lot went through the program and on paper.

In 2009, the system was transferred to the Net, and after a while appeared a more advanced version of a program whose work has worked.