Higher Excise Tax Impacting Alcoholic Drinks in the Baltic States

May 13th, 2017

In May 2017, alcoholic drinks in Lithuania were subjected to higher excise rates. These rates will force consumers to turn to contraband and counterfeit alcohol, as well as increase cross border trade. The highest amount of alcoholic drinks is forecasted to be brought from Poland.

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Julija Poliscuk

Julija Poliscuk joined Euromonitor International in 2012 as a Research Analyst and worked with Russia as well as CIS countries. Currently she is a part of Drinks and Tobacco team, responsible for market research in several European markets. Julija holds Master‘s Degree in International Business from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

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