It is estimated the share of illegal alcohol in Russia

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The share of illegal alcohol in Russia is about one third. Such calculations were made by the President of the Union of alcohol producers Igor Kosarev, his words leads TASS.

According to Kosarev, “the worst moments” the share of such products could reach 55 percent, now the figure stands at approximately 30 percent. He also stressed that the consumption of alcoholic beverages in the country decreases, while the volume of legally sold alcohol is increasing.

Last spring, aims to combat illegal alcohol in the country recognized unattainable. The chamber offered them to adjust to realistic values. According to the current state program, the annual consumption of unrecorded alcohol in 2020 should be reduced to 2.2 liters per person, and in 2022 — up to 1.6 liters.

The Director of the Center of researches Federal and regional alcohol markets (tsifrra) Vadim Drobiz has indicated that it is necessary to take into account consumer behavior. He explained that the poor choose the infusion for 50 rubles not because of the class hatred to legitimate Hennessy.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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