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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 May 2019

The percentage of 2019 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of May 2019 was 35.29 percent; a rate of receipt lower than at the end of May 2018, which was 43.14 percent.

As at 31 May, outstanding contributions amounted to USD 445 million. As at 31 May 2018, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 397 million (consolidated).

Timely payment by Members of their assessments ensures that FAO meets the operating cash requirements and deliver the Programme of Work.

Table 1 below shows the cumulative percentage rate of receipts of Regular Programme contributions by quarter over the past four years. 2nd quarter 2019 is as at 31 May 2019. The graph reflects the actual percentage rate of receipts versus a hypothetical even rate of receipt of 25% per quarter (as represented by the red line).

Table 2 shows the total cumulative USD and Euro receipts in 2019, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.