Moscow. March 22. The Russian importers of alcohol again having problems obtaining excise stamps which are needed for the importation of products into the country, reports “Kommersant”. For some beverages, such as wines and hard liquor by the half-litre bottles, stamps, and all over, say market participants. The Central excise customs (TSAT) argues that the work goes in a regular mode.
As told the newspaper one of the participants of the market, the excise tax on still wines customs officers stopped to issue about a month ago, explaining that their lack of stock. Another importer said that customs stopped issuing stamps a few days ago. Another market participant says that problems arise with excise stamps of the new sample with enhanced protection. Old stamps issued, but not all types of products, confirmed another source.
According to the Chairman of the Union of importers of alcoholic beverages (SIAP) Valery Filatov, the brand ended for natural wines and some of the volumes of spirits. This year marks not received at the warehouse of excise and customs, claims one of the largest importers of alcohol. Brand can’t print as not signed a new contract with “Goznak”, and the previous has expired, adds another market participant. This is confirmed by the representative of the Ministry of Finance, administers the Federal customs service.