BRANDY PRODUCTION IN ARMENIA-INCREASED, VODKA-DECREASED

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April 2 2010
Armenia

Brandy production in Armenia this Jan.-Feb. compared with same period
in 2009 increased by 3.1%.

Within first 2 months of 2010 the country produced 1.702.600 liters of
brandy, whereas 673.300 liters of vodka, less by 60.5% than in 2009,
RA National Statistical Service informs.

In addition, for the reporting period the wine production increased
by 33.6% making 574.900 liters, beer - 956.100 liters against 544.800
in Jan.-Feb. 2009.

Production of champagne totaled 29.400 liters, which is 94.7% less
compared with the same period last year.