2016-17 Budget: On Friday 29 July at the National Assembly, Finance Minister Pravind Jugnauth announced an increase in excise duties on alcoholic beverages.
This implies an increase in price of alcoholic beverages. Excise duty on beer will be revised upwards by 5%. Those on rum and whiskey increased from 15% to 30 %. Excise duties increase by 10% on the other alcoholic beverages.