Liz truss, the British Minister of international trade, published a commentary in the Daily Telegraph on the 16th local time, promising to fight against the US tariff issue, calling the US tariff “unacceptable and unfair”.
according to British reports on the 17th, the US government said last week that as part of a protracted trade dispute, the US side would maintain a 15% tariff on Airbus aircraft and a 25% tariff on other European goods. Britain said it would ask the United States to give up tariffs on commodities such as Scotch single malt whisky. The industry also warned that the US decision to retain tariffs would endanger the industry’s future.
in this article entitled “I’m fighting to throw unacceptable and unfair tariffs into the dustbin of history”, Mr. trass, while accusing the EU of failing to protect the interests of Britain and Scotland, also talked about tariffs. “It is unacceptable and unfair for the United States to impose tariffs on Scotch whisky. I can’t be more clear about that, “Mr. Thrace said.” making whisky is one of our major industries and a gem in the crown of our country. ”
the British Secretary said that as the fourth round of negotiations with the United States began in the next few weeks, she would meet with us trade representative lethizer and try to solve the existing tariff problems of Scotch single malt whisky and other products. “I firmly believe that free and fair trade is still the best way for the world and the UK to move forward,” trass said. (overseas website Zhang Ni)