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Romania has repaid EUR 1.26 bn to EU, WB this year

Romania has paid EUR 1.263 billion in 2017 to the European Union and the World Bank from the EUR 19.95 billion stand-by loan contracted in 2009, according to the data released by the Ministry of Public Finances (MFP). The amount represents capital rates, interest and fees.

Most of the amount must be reimbursed to the European Union, namely EUR 1.254 billion, and the rest to the WB.

MFP data show that September was the peak of loan payment, when an amount of over EUR 1.179 billion was repaid to both the European Union and the World Bank. Most of the amount was paid to the EU, namely over EUR 1.177 billion and EUR 2.4 million to the WB.

By 2023, Romania still has to pay more than EUR 3.5 billion to WB and EU. The largest amount will go to the EU, namely EUR 2.46 billion.

In 2016, Romania paid EUR 113 million to EU and WB. Most of the amount was reimbursed to EU, namely EUR 104 million. EUR 9.1 million went to WB.

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