Alcohol in Ukraine for the year increased by almost 20%

Алкоголь в Украине за год подорожал почти на 20%

Alcohol is getting more expensive every month

Last month the price of alcohol increased by 3%.

From the beginning of 2017, prices for alcoholic beverages grew 18%, compared to the same period last year. It is reported by the state statistics Committee, reports UNN.

As noted, within a month, the alcohol in Ukraine has risen by 3% since the beginning of the year – 9.2%.

In addition, in September the prices of alcoholic beverages in Ukraine increased by 17.2% compared with the previous year.

We will add that in the capital over the month, prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose 1.7%, and YTD – by 15.1%.

We will remind, on 9 September in Ukraine came into force the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers to raise the minimum retail prices for alcohol products, resulting retail prices for vodka increased by 14%.