London — On Tuesday, the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the US and the EU to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tariffs on $4bn worth of goods, including Scotland’s most famous export.

The US increased the pressure on Europe on Monday when it threatened tariffs on $4bn worth of additional EU goods, including olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky.

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now