A 5-tetri tax on a chicken wing is 6-7% of the cost, which increases the price of one kilogram of chicken by 10 tetri. However, the new rule will be negatively impacted on companies in financial terms.
“Now the kilogram chicken is between 4.50 – 5 GEL. The production of chicken meat in all countries is subsidized by the state and is attached to social programs. It does not happen with us, which causes a problem. If we were not VAT payers, it’s wouldn’t hit us that much, “said Nozadze.