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WINE NEWS: WAR THREATENS THE SECTOR
In the face of the conflict in Ukraine, the month of March was punctuated by government announcements of new sanctions against Russia, and decisions by businesses and citizens to boycott certain products from Russia. The conflict is nevertheless threatening the production of certain crops, notably barley, for which producers fear a shortage and warn of a future price increase. For its part, the UK continues to open up to the international market, signing a free trade agreement with New Zealand, and removing tariffs on US bourbon imports.
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