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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 July 2018

The percentage of 2018 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of July 2018 was 56.99 percent; a rate of receipt higher than at the end of July 2017 was 56.87 percent.


As at 31 July, outstanding 2018 contributions amounted to USD 323 million. As at 31 July 2017, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 276 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. Third quarter 2018 is as at 30 September 2018. 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 Cumulative Receipts of Current Regular Programme Assessments

Table 2 shows the total cumulative USD and Euro receipts in 2018, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.