Global exports of Scotch Whisky grew to £4.5bn ($6.1bn) during 2021 as the industry continues to recover from the impact of the pandemic and US tariffs, according to figures released this month by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).
The number of 70cl Scotch Whisky bottles released for sale in the UK in the first three quarters of 2016 totalled 57.2 million, up 5.6% from the same period in 2015, according to figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has launched a new fund – planned to deliver £500,000 over five years – to combat alcohol-related harm, as the number of middle-aged heavy drinkers surge, according to a new report.
Scotch whisky exports reached record heights in 2007 as shipment
volumes rose eight per cent to 1,135 million bottles, though
government support is required to ensure further industry growth,
claims a leading trade organisation.
British spirits drinkers are abandoning blended whisky in favour of
foreign products such as vodka. A new report from market analysts
Datamonitor reveals that although whisky remains the most
popular spirit in Britain, sales are in...
Efforts by Scotch whisky makers to attract a younger client base
are coming thick and fast, as distillers seek to break the
stranglehold of white spirits on the UK youth market. But is the
'pipe and slippers' image of whisky...
In a difficult economic climate, Scotch whisky exports topped the
£2 billion mark for the 10th year in a row last year, helped by
increasing interest in malts. There were strong gains in Asian
markets such as Korea and Taiwan, which...
The Scotch Whisky Association has begun its annual campaign to try
and persuade the UK government to cut duty levels on whisky and
other spirits, calling for a 4 per cent drop this year. But as
usual, persuading the Treasury to touch...
The Scotch whisky industry is not only one of the UK's biggest
exporters, it is also a major creator of jobs and investor in the
Scottish economy - vitally important at a time of economic
uncertainty in Scotland, according to...
The South Korean market is one of the largest in the world for
Scotch whisky, in particular deluxe blends. With this in mind, the
maker of Famous Grouse has created a new range of whiskies under
the Lancelot name in association with...