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News Briefs for November 6, 2019

•In a call with U.S. president Donald Trump, British prime minister Boris Johnson has urged a removal of the recent 25% tariffs imposed on single malt Scotch whisky exports to the U.S., according to a statement from Downing Street. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 6, 2019

Whisky Advocate: Scotch Importers And Distillers Struggle Against U.S. Whisky Tariffs

Leading single malt Scotch whiskies could soon carry a heftier price tag thanks to 25% tariffs the U.S. began imposing on October 18. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 5, 2019

Wine Spectator: Old World Wine Is About To Get Much More Expensive

Starting Friday, the U.S. imposed 25% tariffs on many wines from France, Spain, Germany, and the U.K., as well as dozens of other European products, from Scotch and Irish single malt whiskies, to Italian cheeses and olive oil, to Greek yogurt. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 21, 2019

Whisky Advocate: U.S. Importers Likely To Stockpile Single Malts Ahead Of New Tariffs

The Trump administration’s announcement on Oct. 2 that it will impose tariffs on billions of dollars in European imports starting this month could bode ill for single malt Scotch and Irish whiskies in the U.S., Whisky Advocate reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 11, 2019

Single Malt Scotch, French and Spanish Wines Take U.S. Tariff Hit

A number of key European Union drinks exports are set to face new tariffs in the U.S. market owing to a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 3, 2019

Trade Groups Warn Of Job Losses If Imported Wine, Spirits Tariffs Move Forward

U.S. trade groups including the Distilled Spirits Council, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America, The Wine Institute, and others are urging the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) not to impose tariffs on European Union spirits, wine, and non-alcoholic beer, all of which are included on a preliminary list of products targeted by the U.S. in its dispute with the E.U. over aircraft subsidies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 6, 2019

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