Production fell almost 11 percent.
Over 12 months there were 16 million 581 thousand decalitres of vodka with alcohol content of less than 45,4%. This is 10.9% lower than the same period of 2015. It is reported by the state statistics Committee in the report on industrial production in Ukraine.
Manufacture of malt beer, not including non-alcoholic beer with an alcohol content of less than 0.5%, also decreased by 7% – up to 180 million gallons.
The production of cognac and brandy in 2016 fell 6.2 percent to 2 million 767 thousand decaliters.
The production of liqueurs, sweet liqueurs, spirit tinctures and other alcoholic beverages over 12 months fell by 39.7% – to 5 million 271 thousand decaliters.
The production of cigarettes containing tobacco or tobacco mixtures with tobacco substitutes in 2016, on the contrary, increased by 5.7%, to 98.2 billion.
Data were presented excluding the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol and part of the zone of the antiterrorist operation.
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