Scottish minister warns of damaging impact of US trade tariffs

Trade minister Ivan McKee has warned of the damaging impact US trade tariffs on Scottish products could have on the economy.
Speaking at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday, he said tariffs of 25% on goods including Scotch whisky, biscuits and woollen and cashmere products will have a direct impact on businesses.
US President Donald Trump has been a vocal proponent of imposing tariffs on foreign goods.
Mr McKee said: “Trade disputes may seem far removed from most people’s day-to-day lives, but the impact of these tariffs on Scottish businesses, and potential on people’s jobs, is immediate... read more

 
17 November 2019 in Lifestyle, Views: 11
Source: Scotsman
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