Subsidies


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Subsidies

Economic incentives to engage in an activity or purchase a product. Subsidies can work for or against environmental protection. Governments and utilities will sometimes offer subsidies for technologies that decrease energy or water use.
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The top three recipients of subsidies that month were the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), with P3.797 billion; Philippine Crop Insurance Corp.
Based on BTr data, a total of 21 state firms received subsidies from the national government last April.
Economists and rating agencies have warned that petrol subsidies are unsustainable in the long run.
Total subsidies made to government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) for the year amounted to P70.392 billion; major nonfinancial government corporations received P39.240 billion; and government financial institutions, P27.020 billion.
Iran's fossil-fuel subsidies also total 15 percent of all such subsidies around the world, the IEA said.
Yes, it is necessary to improve the system of subsidies, to increase the targeting and to carry out constant verification.
Therefore, China's expansion of renewables will inevitably lead to a rapid increase in subsidies. Solutions to accommodate rapid renewable expansion usually lead to two phenomena: one is the rapid growth of end consumer tariffs, such as in Germany, and the other is maintaining high subsidies, such as in China, but with a large subsidy deficit.
In budget 2018-19, the allocation for subsidies to WAPDA/PEPCO forms the major component, which is 76.7 per cent of the total allocation, followed by subsidy to PASSCO with a share of 10.9 per cent and KESC with a share of 8.8 per cent.
Consumers want the government to give subsidies on a wide range of products and services.
The subsidies will be awarded to individuals on the basis of District Quota allocated by the Government of Sindh based on the area under cultivation in respective districts, private news channel reported.
The August version of the projections show that, under the current ACA rules, with the CSR subsidies still in place, the United States would have about 27 million uninsured people in 2019, and about 28 million uninsured people in 2026.
MP Essam Abdullah said that the proposal includes granting EGP 1,000-1,500 per household in cash subsidies, in place of offering subsidies on commodities, electricity, and fuel.