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

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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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