Global Tariffs Slash Kentucky Bourbon Exports by 35% in 2020, Per KDA

Tariffs imposed on U.S. spirits due to international trade disputes slashed the exports of Kentucky Bourbon by 35% overall in 2020, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced. Shipments to the European Union fell by nearly 50%. The EU is expected to double the tariffs imposed on American whiskey, which would … Continue readingGlobal Tariffs Slash Kentucky Bourbon Exports by 35% in 2020, Per KDA

Industry Associations Call on Biden, von der Leven for Immediate Suspension of Trade Tariffs

Dozens of associations representing a wide range of industries implored President Joseph R. Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to immediately suspend tariffs on sectors that are not related to ongoing Trans-Atlantic trade disputes. There are 72 associations involved from both the … Continue readingIndustry Associations Call on Biden, von der Leven for Immediate Suspension of Trade Tariffs

Spirits Coalition Speaks Out Against New EU Tariffs on U.S. Spirits

A coalition of 20 trade associations warned in a released statement that new European Union tariffs will further damage a once-booming transatlantic drinks trade. The coalition represents the U.S., EU and United Kingdom wine and distilled spirits and related sectors and claims that the added … Continue readingSpirits Coalition Speaks Out Against New EU Tariffs on U.S. Spirits