Gaidar Forum participants discuss alcohol market regulation
The roundtable discussion, Options for the Regulation of the Market for Alcoholic Beverages and their Social and Economic Effects, was held on the final day of the Gaidar Forum 2017.
The participants discussed issues that affect social life and economic development. The issues put up for discussion included the current global trends of alcoholic beverages market regulation and selection of the best strategy for excise taxation in Russia, an important issue for the industry.
Sergey Drobyshevsky, Scientific Director of the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, who moderated the session, noted in his presentation that it was not the first the alcohol market regulation issue was raised at the forum; however, during the previous years it was still under discussion, but now conclusions have been made and results can be discussed.
Organizers of the Gaidar Forum: “The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration” (RANEPA), The Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute) and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR).
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