In the first half of this year 75.17 million liters of alcohol were exported from Latvia, which is 7% more than in the first half of 2017, according to the index for the turnover of excise goods, drawn up by the tax authorities (SRS). )
Of the total quantity of exported drinks 88.3% was exported, mainly to Russia, and 11.7% was sent to other Member States of the European Union (EU).
Exports of alcoholic beverages from Latvia increased by 7.2% in the first half of the year. In the first six months of this year, a total of 66.37 million liters of alcohol were exported, 61.94 million liters in the first half of 2017.
8.8 million liters of alcohol were transferred to other facilities during the first half of the year. EU Member States, or 5.6 million liters. % more than in the first half of 2017, when 8.33 million liters were shipped.
The LETA agency reported that 7.69 million liters of alcohol was produced in Latvia in the first half of the year, excluding beer. In comparison with the two months of 2017, 9.5% less alcohol was produced this year.