The Ministry of agriculture considers it necessary to introduce a minimum retail price (MRP) on “still wines” (all but sparkling, on which MRTS introduced last summer) in 2017. About it as transfers TASS, the journalists said the Director of the Department of food and processing industry Eugene Akhpashev on the sidelines of the Summit winemakers.
MRC “still wines” can be set at the level of 200-250 rubles per bottle of 0.75 L. This measure will improve the quality of the wine, which consume the Russians, said the head of the Department. However, the main thing – “to find the right price,” he said.
On 14 October, the Ministry of agriculture introduced the Ministry of economic development and Ministry of Finance draft amendments to the law on regulation of the alcohol market.
We will remind, in 2009 the mechanism of minimum estimated price (MRP) is used in Russia for vodka, cognac, brandy and other alcoholic beverages fortress more than 28 degrees. This measure appeared as a barrier clipping for cheap illegal alcohol.
February 1, 2015, the cost was reduced from 220 to 185 rubles per 0.5 liter. Now the minimum retail price of vodka is 190 rubles.
25 July 2016 valid minimum retail price (MRTS) on champagne at $ 164 rubles per 0.75 litres. Later in Rosalkogolregulirovanie has promised to consider the results of the introduction of such measures and later make the decision about the introduction of the MRC still wines.