Business associations call on lawmakers to amend administration of retail excise tax on cigarettesThe measure would facilitate competition in distribution channels.
12:56, 13 January 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet proposes equating electronic cigarettes to regular onesThe turnover of such cigarettes should be regulated in line with Ukraine's legislation.
15:40, 24 December 2019
Zelensky meets with representatives of largest tobacco companies in UkraineThe parties discussed reports on the possible transfer from Ukraine of companies' regional head offices and the shutdown of some manufacturers' capacities.
09:50, 08 November 2019
Cabinet set to address concerns of cigarette manufacturers "shortly", Ukrainian PM saysLast week, the government met with representatives of the sector to discuss an action plan to resolve the situation.
12:45, 29 October 2019
Philip Morris Ukraine: If bill No. 1210 passed, illicit tobacco market may expand to about 60%In particular, the bill provides for an increase in the excise tax on cigarettes.
16:40, 24 October 2019
Tobacco companies leaving Ukraine pay about US$1.9 bln in taxes to budget – Ex-minister SuslovThe companies were also fined in Ukraine.
14:26, 23 October 2019
Ukraine anti-trust watchdog imposes about US$265 mln in fines on investors – expertThe AMCU says there was producers' conspiracy to prevent new potential participants from entering the tobacco distribution market.
14:57, 11 October 2019
Increase in excise tax on alcohol not reducing consumption in Ukraine – expertUkraine plans to increase the excise tax on alcohol and tobacco annually during the next decade.
13:09, 10 June 2019
Ukraine's Central Bank expects 19% rise in tobacco prices in 2019Alcoholic beverages price hikes are expected within 6%-9%.
16:43, 06 May 2019
Ukrainian parliament's health committee recommends ban on flavored tobacco productsThe relevant decision was made at a meeting on April 23.
14:50, 24 April 2019
Tobacco to rise in price in Ukraine by almost 20% in 2019 – NBUAlcoholic beverages may go up in price by 6-9% in 2019-2021 annually.
13:19, 11 February 2019
Excise tax on tobacco to increase by 9% from July 2019The relevant amendments to the Tax Code were backed by 236 MPs.
15:23, 23 November 2018
Statistics: Spending on food, soft drinks in Ukraine in Q1 accounts for about 42% of final expendituresUkrainians spent US$8 billion on food and soft drinks.
16:10, 03 July 2018
Investment in Ukraine's agriculture 9.5% up in Q1Producers' own funds remain a major source of capital investment.
11:09, 05 June 2018
Ukraine's central bank forecasts tobacco, alcohol price hikes in 2018<p>The excise duty on tobacco is scheduled to be increased by 29.7% in 2018 and then by 20% annually by 2025 until the EU minimum standard, set at EUR 90 per 1,000 pieces, is achieved.</p>
18:00, 04 February 2018
EU calls on Ukraine to fight against illicit tobacco trade<p>Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) to Moldova and Ukraine Andrew Tesoriere has called on the Ukrainian state agencies to cooperate in the fight against illegal trade in tobacco.</p>
13:57, 26 October 2017