Translation of subsidy in Spanish:


subvención, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsʌbsɪdi//ˈsəbsədi/

nounPlural subsidies

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    subvención feminine
    subsidio masculine
    state/government subsidy subvención / subsidio estatal/del gobierno
    • There was also more emphasis on industry and some of Whitaker's suggested cuts in areas such as farm price subsidies and the rural electrification programme were not implemented.
    • The foot-and-mouth epidemic gave us a glimpse of the trauma that agriculture will go through in the next decade as incomes fall, subsidies go and farming, as an industry, shrinks further.
    • In the United States, it is often labor unions that call for tariffs and subsidies to protect unionized industries.
    • Export subsidies lower the world price at which domestic industries are willing to sell various quantities of their product.
    • There will always be an important role for subsidies in farming, to remunerate farmers for environmental services and to assist farming in particularly marginal areas.
    • But it is clear that encouraging commodity production with price subsidies has not kept people in rural areas.
    • If a government has an export subsidy programme, requests for subsidies from different industries will exceed the amount a government can grant.
    • They therefore supported new industries by granting subsidies, tax exemptions, tariff protection and emergency relief.
    • Scrap all import tariffs and all industry subsidies.
    • Individual governments have also supported a variety of other industries through nationalization, subsidies, and special incentives.
    • Examples of distortions are monopoly rents, hidden subsidies, artificially determined floors and ceilings on input prices.
    • Agricultural policy should be shifted from price subsidies to income transfers, with these transfers turned into a national obligation, not a union one.
    • Some £3 billion a year goes on farming in direct subsidies, with price intervention payments accounting for more.
    • The authors are right to argue that subsidies to businesses and agriculture should be eliminated.
    • Government has forsworn prices and incomes policies and cut back subsidies for industry.
    • Brazil warns there may be no advance on other issues if the developed nations do not accept changes in policies to grant large subsidies to their farmers.
    • At the end, he argues that a good progressive conservative government could cut useless measures like corporate subsidies, farm subsidies, and needless tariffs.
    • One critical issue is Indonesia's budget-draining oil subsidies - price breaks given to families and businesses when oil prices are high.
    • Washington is already at work to provide industry subsidies and loan programs, additional tax cuts for both businesses and consumers, and new government spending.
    • These subsidies distort commodity prices and undercut U.S. exporters in key markets around the world.