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subsidy

noun allotment, allowance, backing, bounty, contribution, gift, grant, grant-in-aid, stipend, subsistence, subvention
Associated concepts: government subsidy
See also: aid, alimony, annuity, assistance, benefit, commission, consideration, contribution, donation, endowment, fee, grant, help, loan, maintenance, payment, pension, perquisite, recompense

SUBSIDY, Eng. law. An aid, tax or tribute granted by parliament to the king for the urgent occasions of the kingdom, to be levied on every subject of ability, according to the value of his lands or goods. Jacob's Law. Dict. h.t.
     2. The assistance given in money by one nation to another to enable it the better to carry on a war, when such nation does not join directly in the war, is called a subsidy. Vattel, liv. 3, Sec. 82. See Neutrality.

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His bill also calls for the disclosure of the government subsidies, the number of jobs created, and fines of $10,000 per day for those companies that fail to comply.
As a condition of receiving government subsidies, newspapers are required to maintain a web presence.
The UAE deal bears out "what we have said all along - its government subsidies harm competition," Scott Reed, campaign manager for the Partnership for Open and Fair Skies, said in a statement.
The government subsidies of fuel (jayyid and mumtaz), which topped BD41 million last year, are expected to exceed BD66m this year.
On Tuesday, the Institute shared a story on Facebook from leading libertarian magazine and news site Reason (funded in part by money from Koch and his brother David), decrying government subsidies for agricultural products that ended up on Thanksgiving dinner tables across the country.
The request to the Obama administration from Doug Parker of American, Jeff Smisek of United and Delta's Richard Anderson followed more than a year of investigation they said disclosed $40 billion in government subsidies that give Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways Ltd.
Experts said ending the government subsidies to fuel would trigger an increase in prices of most of goods.
SANA'A, June 20 -- Before receiving funds from the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and donor nations, Yemen must first end government subsidies for fuel, a member of parliament revealed to Yemen Times.
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Bassem Ouda said that he expects the overhaul and digitisation of the country's database system, which allows Egyptians to register their names and that of their children to receive government subsidies, to exclude 1.5 million qualifying citizens seeking aid.
Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic warned unions on Thursday they must accept changes at state-controlled Croatia Airlines or see the carrier go under, as cabin crew and pilots pressed on with a strike over pay and job cuts, Reuters reports.The Balkan country's troubled flag carrier has cancelled 50 flights this week and lost 2.5 million kuna ($425,000) in the first two days of stoppages that began on Tuesday and look set to continue.The almost entirely state-owned airline has largely survived on government subsidies in the face of competition from larger budget airlines.
A total of 700 firms covered under the previous investment law have not received promises of government subsidies under the new law, Korkutata claims, putting those firms in jeopardy.

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