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Sunday, 30.04.2017, 04:28
Alcoholic beverages bought in Latvia now account for 10 percent of the total amount of alcohol bought by Estonian residents, up from 6 percent in August 2016, it appears from a poll taken by Kantar Emor in March writes LETA/BNS.
Amber Beverage Group alcohol wholesaler has acquired the joint-stock company Interbaltija AG, Dana Hasana, a spokeswoman for Amber Beverage Group, told BC.
Rolandas Virsilas, CEO of Lithuania's leading beer producer Svyturys-Utenos Alus, has been appointed permanent managing director for the Baltic countries at Carlsberg, a post he has held on a temporary basis since August 2016, writes LETA/BNS.
n January this year, beer production in Latvia rose 33.77% from the same period of the previous year to 6.363 mln liters, the Excise Goods Administration of the State Revenue Service reported LETA.
Latvia’s Cido Grupa beverages producer has expanded beer production with a new brand Staburags, investing EUR 120,000 in it, the company representatives reported.
The Estonian Institute of Economic Research (EKI) estimates that approximately EUR 8.5 mln of revenue generated by Estonians' alcohol purchases flowed into the Latvian state budget last year, writes LETA/BNS.