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Policies

First pillar
these subsidies distort the economy and waste public money without delivering value to society
Second pillar
these subsidies could promote public goods, but often they do so poorly or not at all
Export subsidies
they hurt poor farmers abroad and provoke trade conflicts
Milk quota
they are incompatible with the very principles of the market economy
Tariffs
they punish the European manufacturing and service sectors and serve as a pretext for protectionism worldwide