TAIWAN: Diageo faces year ban in Taiwan after Smirnoff "insult"
Diageo may face a ban of its products on the Taiwanese market, after an advertisement for one of its products in the UK apparently caused offence to the country's authorities. Taiwan's government said today that it was pondering a resolution passed by the country's parliament to suspend sales of Diageo's brands in Taiwan for one year, because ads for Smirnoff Ice in the UK had implied that Taiwan was a producer of poor quality goods.
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