A document released by the Public Finance Ministry shows that the stage of structural funds absorption in Romania stood at 4% according to data valid by April 30 - 0.1% more than the previous month. At the same time, the rate of approved contracts stood at 30%, 2 percentage points more than a month before.
There were 96 funding contracts signed in April, most of them addressing Growth of Economic Competitiveness Programme (39) and Regional Operational Programme (32). Generally, the programmes received payments under the Regional Operational Programme umbrella. Several programmes benefited from the POS Human Resources Development finance scheme.