Taiwanese liquor firm TTL says it stepped in to buy the rum on December 18 to stop the shipment from becoming stranded at sea. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese liquor firm TTL says it stepped in to buy the rum on December 18 to stop the shipment from becoming stranded at sea. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Taiwanese firm buys Lithuanian rum destined for mainland China amid diplomatic row

  • TTL, a liquor company fully owned by the island’s finance ministry, says it stepped in after being told the shipment was about to be rejected by Chinese customs
  • Vilnius has accused Beijing of blocking imports of its products in an escalating dispute over Taipei’s new representative office in the Baltic nation

Taiwanese liquor firm TTL says it stepped in to buy the rum on December 18 to stop the shipment from becoming stranded at sea. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese liquor firm TTL says it stepped in to buy the rum on December 18 to stop the shipment from becoming stranded at sea. Photo: EPA-EFE
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