Scotch whisky and French wine hit by $7.5bn US tariffs

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The 25% levies also include British knitwear and EU cheese and aircraft as White House retaliates for subsidies given to Airbus

The US is set to impose $7.5bn (£6.1bn) of tariffs on exports from the EU including scotch whisky, French wine and cheese and aircraft in retaliation for subsidies given to the aerospace group Airbus after a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling..

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