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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 October 2018

The percentage of 2018 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of October 2018 was 57.29 percent; a rate of receipt lower than at the end of October 2017, which was 61.41 percent.

As at 31 October, outstanding contributions amounted to USD 262 million. As at 31 October 2017, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 232 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. 4th quarter 2018 is as at 31 October 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 shows the total cumulative USD and Euro receipts in 2018, and the total annual amounts of assessed contributions billed to Member Nations.