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Regular Programme Contributions as at 31 December 2018

The percentage of 2018 assessed contributions paid to the Organization by Member Nations as of the end of December 2018 was 78.60 percent; a rate of receipt higher than at the end of December 2017, which was 69.06 percent.

As at 31 December, outstanding contributions amounted to USD 134 million. As at 31 December 2017, the unpaid assessments stood at USD 184 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. 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.