The losses suffered by the Scotch Whisky industry as a result of tariffs on Scotch Whisky exports to the United States have reached half a billion pounds, in a situation the industry warns is unsustainable.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has called for a cut to excise duty in its submission for the March Budget later this year. The SWA has said that cutting tax on Scotch Whisky and other spirits in the Budget could give Chancellor Rishi Sunak an extra £750 million to spend over the next thre
The UK Government has announced a new £10 million fund to help the UK's whisky distilleries go green by switching to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen. Eleven distilleries across Scotland and a further six in England will be able to kick-start green innovations thanks to the government backing
The USA has maintained its 25% duty on single malt whisky as the US trade representative announced the US would not proceed with proposals to impose tariffs on British goods such as gin, beer and vodka.
Representatives of the UK and US whisky industries have called for the end of punitive tariffs that are wiping millions off export values every month. The chief executives of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) have called on the UK and
The Scottish whisky industry has called for intellectual property protections as Britain prepares to leave the European Union. Lindesay Low, deputy legal director of the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), told an event hosted by Lawrie IP that the Scottish whisky industry needed clearer direction to p