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News article24 July 2020Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union

Excise Duty on Alcohol

On 24 July 2020, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Council Decision authorising France to continue applying a reduced rate of certain indirect taxes on ‘traditional’ rum produced in Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique and Réunion, with an increased quota of 153,000 hectolitres of pure alcohol per annum.


Publication date
24 July 2020
Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union