Beer production in Russia in January-June 2013. decreased by 7.7% compared to the same period in 2012, according to Rosstat.
The production of vodka in Russia in June 2013 decreased compared to the same month of the previous year by 39.5% — to 5.8 million dal, the message of Rosstat.
In the first half of 2013 the volume of vodka production was down 28.3% from a year earlier.
According to the Federal State Statistics Service, in the first half of the year also decreased production of cognac — by 26.9%. In June, the drop was 50% — up to 508 thousand dal.