Will increase the price of alcohol and tobacco

Prices will rise due to the increase in excise duties. Photo: REUTERS

In 2018, the cost of tobacco products will increase by 18%, spirits 11%.

With such a forecast made by the national Bank of Ukraine. The rise in prices caused by the government increasing excise duty rates in the framework of harmonization with the EU norms, reports the UNIAN with reference to the inflation report national Bank for January.

In subsequent periods, the price of tobacco on alcoholic beverages could increase by 9-13%, predicts the Bank.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman instructed the State fiscal service and the Antimonopoly Committee to analyze the situation on the fuel market.