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March 8, 2018
Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order imposing a 10% tariff on imported aluminum: ”This tariff on aluminum will hurt American breweries and beer importers that are employing Americans and producing beer, America’s most popular alcohol beverage. Our nation’s more than 5,000 active breweries are supporting more than 2.2 million jobs and helping to pour more than $350 billion into our national economy.
March 2, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for January 2018: The January 2018 estimate is 12,167,000 barrels, a decrease of 5.6% versus January 2017 removals of 12,889,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
March 1, 2018
Statement from Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, on President Trump’s announcement to impose a 10% across-the-board tariff on imported aluminum: “Aluminum is critical to the well-being of America’s beer industry as more than half of the beer produced annually is packed in aluminum cans or aluminum bottles.
February 16, 2018
Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute President and CEO, released the following statement on the Department of Commerce’s recommendations contained in the Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Aluminum report: “It is disheartening that Secretary Ross did not recommend to President Trump excluding primary aluminum and cansheet from tariffs and other import restrictions in the Department of Commerce’s 232 report. Additionally, we are concerned that the secretary seems to have minimized the multiple concerns that downstream aluminum users have raised.
February 2, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC—In light of the Commerce Department submitting to the White House the results of its 232 investigation examining the national security impacts of aluminum imports, CEOs from some of America’s leading food and beverage companies and trade associations joined the American Beverage Association, Beer Institute, and Can Manufacturers Institute today in sending a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting that he refrain from imposing tariffs or import restrictions on cansheet, primary aluminum, and scrap.
January 25, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for December 2017: The December 2017 estimate is 12,519,000 barrels, a decrease of 8.0% versus December 2016 removals of 13,615,000. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
January 18, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute, one of the nation’s oldest trade associations representing America’s brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers, announced today that Beer Institute communications director Dan Roth has been promoted to serve as the trade association’s senior director of public affairs. Roth joined the Beer Institute in May 2016 as its communications director where he was instrumental in working on successful efforts to provide federal excise tax relief to brewers and beer importers.
December 22, 2017
Holiday public service announcements ask Americans to plan ahead and drink responsibly WASHINGTON, DC –The Beer Institute, in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters, announced today that 59 members of Congress–from both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate–took part in their annual public service announcement campaign. These elected officials are joining with America’s brewers and beer importers to urge Americans across the country to drink responsibly this holiday season.
December 21, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for November 2017: The November 2017 estimate is 12,567,000 barrels, an increase of 1.2% versus November 2016 removals of 12,243,000 barrels. Please note that the estimates reflect revised estimates released by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
December 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC –The Beer Institute—a national trade association representing brewers, beer importers, and industry suppliers—today praised the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and President Donald J. Trump for their commitment to tax reform and for including two years of federal excise tax relief for America’s brewers and beer importers as a part of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.