US slaps 25% tariff on Scotch whisky

The US is set to enforce US$7.5 billion of tariffs on exports from the EU, including Scotch whisky and liqueurs, over an ongoing dispute with the World Trade Organization (WTO). Yesterday (2 October), the US government announced it would impose a 25% import tariff on EU goods, including Scotch whisky, liqueurs, cordials and wine. The US has also imposed a 10% tariff on aircrafts. The US said it had the authority to increase the tariffs,…

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