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U.S. hits Scotch whisky, Italian cheese, French wine with 25% tariffs

Christian Fernsby |
The Trump administration slapped 25% tariffs on French wine, Italian cheese and single-malt Scotch whisky.

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Topics: U.S.    WHISKY    CHEESE    WINE TARIFFS   

The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office released a list of hundreds of European products that will get new tariffs, including cookies, salami, butter and yoghurt but in many cases applied to only some EU countries, including German camera parts and blankets produced in the United Kingdom.

The list includes UK-made sweaters, pullovers, cashmere items and wool clothing, as well as olives from France and Spain, EU-produced pork sausage and other pork products other than ham, and German coffee. The new tariffs are to take effect as early as Oct. 18.


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