Excise rates in Azerbaijan are increased, the Finance Ministry of the country said, APA reports.
The excise rate is increased from 43 manats to 45.5 manats per 1000 pieces of cigarillos (thin cigars), and from 38.5 manats to 45.5 manats per 1000 pieces of cigarettes and their substitutes.
The excise rate for single-use electronic cigarettes, hookahs and their substitutes is increased from 0.25 manats to 2 manats.
Excise rate for potable alcohol (including undenatured ethyl alcohol with an alcohol content of less than 80 percent; undenatured ethyl alcohol with an alcohol content of less than 80 percent), vodka, fortified beverages and fortified beverage materials, liqueurs and liqueur products, cognac and each of cognac materials per liter is increased from 4.0 manat to 4.8 manats.
The excise rate for champagne is reduced from 2.6 manats to 0.2 manats.