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Saturday 22 October 2016 loc: GB

Scotch Whisky Association

India key target for Scotch post-Brexit

The SWA has renewed calls for the UK government to negotiate new trade deals for Scotch post-Brexit, flagging India as the market with the most long-term potential for growth.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch awarded trademark in Taiwan

Scotch whisky has been registered as a trademark in Taiwan, with the Scotch Whisky Association calling it a “legal breakthrough” in the battle against fakes.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch battles back from decline

Volumes of Scotch exports grew by 3.1% in the first half of 2016, marking another turning point in the category’s fortunes following several years of decline.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 Scotch whisky markets by value

With news that the global decline in Scotch whisky exports is now slowing, we count down the world’s biggest markets by value for Scotland’s biggest export.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch whisky export decline ‘slowing’

The decline in Scotch whisky exports is showing signs of “slowing”, suggesting a more optimistic future for the category, according to analysis by the Scotch Whisky Association.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 No Comments »

UK EU exit a threat to British gin boom

Leaving the EU could “apply the brakes” to the UK’s booming gin industry – which has seen global exports increase by 46% in the past five years – the UK’s exchequer secretary to the Treasury has warned.

Monday, May 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Gordon Brown says Scotch whisky needs EU

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has voiced his concerns over the risk of EU exit for the Scotch whisky industry.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 1 Comment »

Diageo forced to rename whisky brand

Diageo has agreed to rename one of its biggest-selling whisky brands and end exports of another after a tussle with the Scotch Whisky Association.

Friday, April 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch whisky exports worth £4bn to UK

The Scotch Whisky Association has ramped up its calls for a further 2% cut in duty for Scotch whisky, releasing figures that highlight its £4 billion contribution to the UK economy.

Friday, February 19th, 2016 No Comments »

SWA calls for further 2% spirits tax cut

The Scotch Whisky Association has today launched a campaign calling for a further 2% cut in spirits duty in the upcoming UK Budget.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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