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Recognition needed of Scotch Whisky as a Geographical Indicator in Argentina affecting UK alcoholic drinks

in Argentina

Trade barrier summary

Scotch Whisky needs to be registered as a protected geographical indicator with the Argentine authority Secretaria de Agregado de Valor. A geographical indication is a name or sign used on products, that corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin. Geographical Indication recognition will ensure that only genuine Scotch Whisky can be sold as “Scotch” in Argentina.

Sectors affected

  • Food and drink



Date reported

6 August 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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