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14 November 2019

The position of the Management Board of the Union of Brewing Industry Employers in Poland – Polish Brewers on plans to increase beer excise duty by 10%

An increase in beer excise duty by 10% will trigger a rise in beer prices, a slump in sales, lower-than-expected budgetary revenue and the risk of losing jobs related to beer production and sales in Poland.

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2 October 2017

The position of the Union of Brewing Industry Employers in Poland – “Polish Breweries” regarding the proposed amendments limiting beer advertising

The Union of Brewing Industry Employers in Poland - “Polish Breweries” expresses its deep concern regarding amendments to the Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention Act proposed by the Ministry of Health which strive to drastically reduce legal air time for beer advertising. In our view, this regulation will not contribute to achievement of targets identified by the Ministry of Health, while its major after-effect will be deterioration of conditions for doing business by the brewing industry and related sectors.

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