Agricultural Subsidies(PSE) in Selected OECD Countries and India

(in US $)
Base Year(1986-88)          1997 1998           1999
(Provisional)
Country Per Per Per Per Per Per Per Per
Farmer Hectare Farmer Hectare Farmer Hectare Farmer Hectare
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Canada 12000 75 7000 42 8000 48 9000 52
EC 11000 707 16000 815 18000 890 17000 831
Japan 15000 10048 21000 10211 22000 10005 26000 11792
USA 17000 98 12000 73 19000 116 21000 129
OECD 11000 187 10000 189 11000 209 11000 218
India 11 8 55 43 61 46 66 53
Note: 1. Exact comparison of subsidies between India & OECD countries is not possible  on account of difference in
  Composition of PSE and subsidies as computed in India.
2. In case of India, Values in Rupees have been converted into US dollars at exchange rate prevailing in 1999
viz. Rs. 43.3 per US dollar.
Source: 1. For developed countries- Agricultural Policies in OECD Countries - Monitoring & Evaluation 2000-
  OECD Producers Support Estimate (PSE)
  2. For India - Central Statistical Organisation, New Delhi