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Alcohol producers are warned of potential damage of no-deal Brexit

Immediate tariffs on barley, malt, glass bottles, apples and finished cider are top concerns

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
11th August, 2019

The drinks industry is worried about a hike in the cost of producing beer and cider products in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

The main concerns include immediate tariffs on barley, malt, glass bottles, apples and finished cider as well as tariffs on the 130 million glass bottles come into the Republic of Ireland from Britain.

With little sign of a breakthrough ahead of the October 31 deadline for Britain’s exit, the Alcohol Beverage Federation...

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