Russia increased its exports of beer to the Ukraine in defiance of the embargo

Russia, despite the introduction by Ukraine of an embargo on Russian goods, and where was the beer in the first half of 2016 have increased in this country the exports of this drink. About it writes on Tuesday the newspaper “Kommersant”, citing data from the customs statistics.

So, according to them, the supply of beer in Ukraine for the first half increased 3.3 times, from 1.86 million to 6.06 million dal. The total volume of Russian exports of beer was 62,4%.

The continued supply of Russian beer on the territory of Ukraine to the edition was confirmed by the Central excise customs. The increase in beer exports to Ukraine this year, recorded the Center of researches Federal and regional alcohol markets (tsifrra).

As writes the edition, the basic volume of deliveries accounted for three of the brewing company “Ochakovo” (brand “Ochakovo”), “Lipetskpivo” (“Buddy”) and MPK (“Zhiguli”, “Khamovniki”). The representative of “Lipetskpivo” explained the growing supply of four contracts with the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) and Luhansk national Republic (LNR).

With reference to Director tsifrra Vadim Drobeta the newspaper reported that the DNI and the LC is imported not only beer but also wine and vodka. According to him, the import of these products are the company has already been sanctioned or those who are not afraid for them to go.

Ukrainian embargo on Russian goods in the summer, was extended until the end of 2017. The embargo includes the ban on import to Ukraine of Russian beef, pork and poultry, fish, vodka, beer, filter cigarettes, confectionery, baby food, food for cats and dogs, as well as a number of other products. The restrictions apply to the importation of insecticides and herbicides Russian-made locomotives and equipment for Railways and also some other goods.