Irish Butter and Whiskey Part of € 3.5B Tariffs in US-EU Trade War

The Irish dairy and drinks industry could face increased tariffs as the US threatens an additional €3.5bn ($4bn) in tariffs on EU goods.

The US government looks set to push ahead with further tariffs as the EU-US trade war that stems from a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies.

Irish whisky brands and butter are some of the products on a list of goods facing the tariff increases. Butter was on the original list, produced in April, but now whiskey has been added in an additional list.

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