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Inception impact assessment
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02 March 2017 - 30 March 2017 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • IOGT-NTO (Sweden)
    30 March 2017 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    IOGT-NTO (Sweden)

    IOGT-NTO welcomes the review of Directive 92/83/EEC and the opportunity to provide feedback to the Inception Impact Assessment (IIA). IOGT-NTO has several comments regarding the EC’s understanding of the problems linked with the Directive as well as the objectives and policy options to be examined. The EC’s understanding of the problem (Part A): 1. The IIA identifies several problems linked to the product categories as defined by the Directive...

  • AB InBev (France)
    30 March 2017 Company/business organisation
    AB InBev (France)

    Reduced rate for lower-strength beer AB InBev would like to reinforce its support for increasing the alcohol content threshold up to which reduced rates of duty on beer may apply, from 2,8% to 3,5% ABV. As we’re constantly expanding and investing in our lower-/no-alcohol range to give our consumers a variety of choices (e.g. Jupiler 0,0%; Beck’s Blue; Hoegaarden Rosee) we believe such an increase would create a significant incentive for...

  • spiritsEUROPE (Belgium)
    30 March 2017 Business association
    spiritsEUROPE (Belgium)

    The EU spirits sector is greatly concerned by the potential for legislative change to adversely impact on the sector. Spirits already face discrimination as a consequence of EU excise tax structures. They do not wish this situation to be made worse. While the current review of Directive 92/83 contains elements that appear very valuable, it also seems to be an attempt to resolve problems caused by the minimum rates directive (92/84). ...

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