The State Fiscal Service expressed its gratitude to Imperial Tobacco for its contribution to the budget

Imperial Tobacco ukraine recently received a letter from State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS of Ukraine) with words of gratitude for a significant contribution to the State budget of Ukraine.

As stated in the message of the Head of SFS of Ukraine, in this challenging period for the country, thanks to successful management, our company managed to maintain the stability of production, tobacco products sales and ensure budget revenue in August this year to the amount of UAH 210.7 million.

Oleg Strekal, the Director on Corporate issues in Imperial Tobacco in Ukraine, Moldova and Caucasian countries (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia):

"In eight months of this year, our company has already transferred 2,26  billion hryvnias to the State budget of Ukraine. Our contribution is very significant for Ukraine, especially in the time of crisis and a disastrous budget deficit. Tobacco branch forms almost a tenth of Ukrainian State treasury revenues.  It gives us an opportunity to build a partnership with representatives of authorities and conduct a dialogue in search of balanced excise taxation system of cigarettes for the year 2015" .