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Official sources of EU budget data

For the source of EU funds beneficiaries, please refer to the Open Data audit of EU funds

EU Budget 2006 - 2013 (revenue and expenditures)

Multiannual Financial Framework 2014 - 2010

Cohesion Policy Data

Information, available as open data, about the investments made and the results obtained under the Cohesion Policy (as well as contextual data on the socio-economic situation in each EU country).