The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has released an analysis of the industry’s 2017 export performance that indicates the UK trade deficit would be almost 3% worse without Scotland’s national drink.
The Association welcomes this consultation. Scotch Whisky is a heat intensive sector. Heat accounts for around 80% of the industry’s primary energy requirements, and an even higher proportion of heat to power is required within the most energy intensive sites - distilleries
Skills and training are vital to future competitiveness. This report shows the level of commitment across the Scotch Whisky industry to invest in the skills and training of its employees.
The Economic Impact of Scotch Whisky Production in the UK –
a snapshot (February 2016)
Exporting to China: opportunities and challenges.
In Budget 2016, the Scotch Whisky Association calls on the Chancellor to stand up for Scotch and take further action to make the taxation of whisky fairer.
The evidence set out in this submission will show that another 2% cut in excise duty on spirit drinks will help to support the public finances, promote investment and jobs across the UK, and continue the progress towards fairer taxation for one of the UK’s most iconic and successful industries.
You will find a wealth of facts and figures on Scotch Whisky in the Statistical Report 2014
CJEU ruling in full
CJEU news release on its MUP preliminary ruling
Scotch Whisky Association and Scotland Food & Drink Export Collaboration Charter
The Association's briefing on Minimum Unit Pricing, December 2015.