MOSCOW, December 25. To the system of USAIS connected 90% of participants on the wholesale level on sales of alcohol, has informed on air of TV channel “Russia 24” Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin, who oversees the regulation of the alcohol market.
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“Starting from January 2016, this system must be connected wholesalers. I can tell you that 90% of all participants in this market are already connected in one form or another, already have tested this system,” he said
Vice Prime Minister also stressed that the shortage of alcohol from the point of view of production and that are stored in warehouses in connection with the accounting system should not be expected.
Earlier, some media reported that the wholesale connection to the system of USAIS is slow, which can cause problems in the alcohol market with the new 2016.
What is this system and who need to connect
Wholesale organization needs to 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.
An updated version of USAIS for wholesale market participants has earned in test mode
As of December 22, USAIS connected to over 60 thousand enterprises of retail trade, including public catering. This is 20% of the total number of licensees.
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.
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