Whisky a go go: US suspends tariffs on UK exports including scotch

Move raises hopes of post-Brexit trade deal and relates to dispute over state support for Boeing and Airbus

The White House has agreed to suspend retaliatory US tariffs on UK exports including scotch whisky, raising hopes of improved relations as talks continue about a post-Brexit transatlantic trade deal.

Move raises hopes of post-Brexit trade deal and relates to dispute over state support for Boeing and Airbus

The White House has agreed to suspend retaliatory US tariffs on UK exports including scotch whisky, raising hopes of improved relations as talks continue about a post-Brexit transatlantic trade deal.

In 2019, then US president Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on a range of EU exports, as part of a 16-year trade dispute over state support for aerospace rivals Boeing and Airbus.

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