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America’s Pre-Brexit Whisky Binge Sets Record For Imports

Brexit 175 Consumer Staples 764 European Union 832 Trade Deals 1000 U.S. 5325 United Kingdom 371

Britain’s Scotch Whisky Association has flagged that Brexit, which takes effect from Mar. 29, could lead to increased costs and supply chain complications if the current withdrawal agreement is not agreed by Parliament. British exports of whisky surged 17.3% higher in October vs. a year earlier to a new record. That included a 51.3% surge in shipments to the U.S. as importers perhaps seek to preempt post-Brexit shortages. In turn there was a record level of U.S. imports of whisky from all countries in October after a 9.1% rise in the past 12 months to Oct. 31, though Irish whisky has bee...

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