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Gustavo Petro’s policies on economic issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Colombian voter ranked them on the quiz.


the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Colombia raise taxes on the rich?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes, but by drastically reducing the benefits and salaries of government officials

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the government subsidize Colombian farmers?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  VAT Rates

Should VAT rates be increased or decreased?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseDecrease, but only on food and medicine

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseHelp

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

  Gustavo Petro voterbaseYes