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The Brewers of Europe (BoE) has criticized a European Commission proposal to include all ingredients in beer, even those added after fermentation, in order to calculate excise tax on alcohol. The proposed revision to the tax calculation system has angered European brewers who claim it would be unfair, discriminatory and completely contradictory to the harmonization […]

A visiting economist and policy expert says New Zealand needs to double the excise tax on alcohol to help curb problem drinking. Dr John Marsden is in the country to speak at the annual Alcohol Action conference and said people who don’t drink dangerously are paying the cost of problem drinking.

An additional 15.5 percent special consumption tax has been added for alcoholic beverages early in July, automatically in line with Turkey’s producer price index in the first half of the year.

A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, including the Word Bank, United Nations (UN) and World Health Organisation (WHO), calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol in order to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Abu Dhabi is set to introduce a 30 per cent tax on alcohol sold in shops and a fee for licences to purchase it. It was unclear if there would be an impact on prices in bars and restaurants the emirate.

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