Romania received about 1 billion euro from structural funds, of which only 130 million were paid for projects and the rest were paid in advance to the state, an official document obtained by Euractiv/ reads. Another 500 million euro are added from the pre-accession funds. Last year, Romania contributed to the EU with 1.218 billion euro.

According to the document, 163,655,903,28 euro were paid by the state to beneficiares, which were requested from the European Commission by the state afterwards.