Import duties affect exports of American whiskies

Exports of American whiskies fell by 11 percent in the second half of 2018. The American Spirits Trade Association will announce this on Thursday. According to the organization, the export of American whiskies has decreased because of the trade policy of the American president Donald Trump. By levying import tariffs on steel and aluminium, among... Continue Reading →

Scotch boosted by record visitor numbers

There were nearly 2m visits to Scotch whisky distilleries in 2017, with spending topping £60m and breaking all previous records, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). The SWA’s annual survey of visitor centres reported 1.89m visits to Scotch whisky distilleries last year, a rise of 11.4% on 2016 – and 45% up on the... Continue Reading →

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