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EU Commision signs partnership agreement with Poland

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The EU Commission accepted a partnership agreement with Poland, informed the European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn.

This document sets down investments strategies for a new pool of European funds due to be distributed in 2014 - 2020. With € 80 billion in funds within the framework of the Cohesion Policy, "Poland is the EU's biggest beneficiary and without a doubt, the most examplary when it comes to utilization of the funds," said Mr. Hahn.

Investment priorities called for by the partnership agreement for 2014 – 2020 include, among others, increasing competitiveness of the economy, improvement of social and regional cohesion within the country, as well as improving the efficiency of the state.

The main investment area will be transport infrastructure (road and rail), with the largest increase in funds going to innovation and support for entrepreneurs.

A similar agreement was signed with Germany, Denmark and Greece.

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