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Scotch Whisky Enjoys 'Second Golden Age'

New research by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has revealed the Scotch Whisky industry generates more than £4 billion (US$6.5 billion) per year. The report released to mark the centenary of the SWA says the industry is in a “second golden age." The Scotch whisky industry is worth £2.9 billion (US$4.7 billion), with £1.3 billion generated through the supply chain. It also supports an estimated 36,000 jobs. (The Scotsman)