The Estonian beverage house A. Le Coq made about 30 people on various levels, or 10 per cent of its total workforce, redundant as a result of the Estonian government's alcohol tax policy in 2017.
"Of course the state's inadequate alcohol policy is affecting our business and undermining competitiveness. We are losing out the most not as a result of trade across the southern border, because what we lose in domestic sales we sell on the border, but as a result of the demise of cross-border trade in the north, which used to make up 25-35 percent of our sales of b...
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