Tariffs could knock £100m off Scotch exports to US

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has joined calls for an end to “punitive tariffs” that could cost the industry £100 million (US$130m) in exports this year. The chief executives of the SWA and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (Discus) are urging the UK and US governments to find a solution to the trade disputes that have put Scotch whisky and American whiskey in the firing line. In June 2018, a 25% retaliatory…

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