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CAP: Report on the distribution of Direct Payments to farmers

Jan 23, 2015 | News

(23 January 2015) – A new statistical report with details of how Direct Payments to farmers were distributed in the Member States in the 2013 budget year has been published by the European Commission.

Detailing the distribution in tranches per Member State, the figures show for example that in 13 Member States (BG, CY, EE, HU, IT, LV, LT, MT, PL, PT, RO, SI and SK) more than half of the beneficiaries received less than €1 250 in Direct Payments, and in only 7 Member States (BG, CZ, DK, DE, FR, SK and UK) more than 1% of beneficiaries received more than €100 000.

The average payment per farm in 2013 was €5 628.

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