Ukraine suspends export of alcohol

Украина приостанавливает экспорт спирта

GP “Ukrspirt” has temporarily suspended the shipment of alcohol for export. This decision was made by management in connection with increased demand for medical alcohol in Ukraine due to the spread of the virus COVID-19, the press service of the company.

“We have taken a public position – first and foremost, to take care of the Ukrainians. Because of the pandemic in the fashion industry, we are seeing an increased demand for medical alcohol, not only domestically, but also externally. So we decided to suspend the export of alcohol. You first need to fully provide the market of Ukraine. We consider unacceptable the situation, when we were approached by a medical institution with a request to sell alcohol, but we did not have it. So, take care of the needs of our medical sphere”, – said acting Director of GP “Ukrspirt” Sergey Bleskun.

According to him, the exports will be resumed once fully provide the domestic market of Ukraine. On the commencement date of deliveries promised to report further.