ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Mar 2013

In March 2013, the government of Colombia announced a change in production support.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Terra (2013) "Gobierno colombiano y cafeteros acuerdan aumento subsidios para levantar paro"
Available from:
http://economia.terra.cl/gobierno-colombiano-y-cafeteros-acuerdan-aumento-subsidios-para-levantar-paro,79c8fe345fc72410VgnCLD200000bbcceb0aRCRD.html

Presicendia de la Republica (2013) "Gobierno y Comit? de Cafeteros acordaron aumentar subsidio directo a 115 mil pesos por carga". Available from:
http://wsp.presidencia.gov.co/Prensa/2013/Marzo/Paginas/20130302_04.aspx


Inception date: 02 Mar 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Production subsidy

The president of the Republic of Colombia on 2 March 2013 increased the volume subsidies paid to domestic coffee growers.
According to the new rules, coffee growers with more thanĀ 20 hectares of capacity will receive 95,000 Colombian Pesos (USD 30.73) per grain load, up from 60,000 Colombian Pesos (USD 19.41). Furthermore, coffee growers with acapacity of less than 20 hectars will receive 115,000 Colombian Pesos (USD 37.20) instead of the former 60,000 Colombian Pesos (USD 19.41) per grain load.

The total budget dedicated by the government for these volume subsidy increases ammounts to 180,000,000,000 Colombian Pesos (USD 58,228,200).

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