What impact is coronavirus having on UK food and drink exports?

What impact is coronavirus having on UK food and drink exports?

The Grocer reports “Food and drink exports fell by more than 13% on the same period last year, according to new HMRC trade data, with the UK’s most popular products abroad all affected. UK wine (-35%) exports tumbled by a third in the first half of the year versus the same period in 2019 as a result of coronavirus havoc, it shows.”


“Gin (–24%), and beer (–19%) are also feeling the effects, while scotch whisky exports were already down by about a third pre-Covid as a result of US tariffs on single malt scotch whisky and have seen further reductions since.” Read the full article  

 

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