6. The investment activity of agriculture in Poland following the integration with the EU

Author: Aleksander Grzelak

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The main aim of the article is to evaluate the investment processes in agriculture in Poland after the integration with the EU. Aggregate data of the Central Statistical Office on the agriculture sector, agriculture accounting system FADN have been used in the article as also results of the study commissioned by the European Leasing Fund. The article uses the method of descriptive analysis. One can state that trends in the investment area in agriculture in Poland after 2004 should be viewed as positive. It stems from the possibility of funding investments in agriculture with the EU subsidies. Investment activity in agriculture has been identified to be increasingly assimilation with the macroeconomic trends. It has been identified that direct subsidies are having a stabilizing effect on both income and investments in agriculture.