The preparation was 2014 fell by 22.3 percent, reported the newspaper “Kommersant”, citing the statistics office in Moscow. One reason is that illegal schnapps legal products gradually displacing due to a high level of consumer tax.
Overall, the production was accordingly last year at 666 million liters of vodka. More than three million liters were not even at the dealer, but remained in the camps. The production of high-proof drinks such as brandy went back, but not as dramatically.
Self-fired Vodka is a problem
See the authorities, especially in the production of moonshine a problem , To combat the consumption of counterfeit and potentially harmful spirits, drops from 1st February, the state stipulated maximum price for vodka from 220 to 185 rubles (about 2.50 euros) for a pint. The general trend is opposite: Especially food has become more expensive in recent months in the wake of the economic crisis. Inflation was in 2014 when more than eleven percent