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Liquor sales decline up to 60% in May-June in states with high Corona cess


  • States such as Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir which imposed more than 50% of cess on liquor witnessed a 66% drop in the sales
  • While pan India, there was a decline of 25 per cent and 15 per cent respectively in May and June

NEW DELHI : States which imposed more than 50 per cent COVID-cess on liquor after the resumption of retail trade post lockdown witnessed an average 59 per cent decline in sales in May and June due to higher tariffs, a report by trade association CIABC claimed. States as Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, J&K and Pudducherry ...


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