Definition of price support in English:

price support

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noun

[mass noun] Economics
  • Government assistance in maintaining the levels of market prices regardless of supply or demand: [as modifier]: existing price support mechanisms ensure a minimum price for much farm produce
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    • ‘At current prices, cattle farmers are losing serious money and the minister will have to urgently deliver on his commitments on re-opening markets and effective intervention price support,’ he said.
    • Wholesale butter, powder and cheese prices have been struggling all year to stay above price support levels.
    • Countering competition, they seek consolidation and price support interventions.

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