Information about the organization

THE WTO: SECRETARIAT AND BUDGET

WTO Secretariat budget for 2013 - 2014

The WTO derives most of the income for its annual budget from contributions by its Members. These are established according to a formula based on their share of international trade.

160pxls.gif (76 bytes)
SEE ALSO:
> Budget: 2013 2012 2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001
 
Contributions by individual members 2013


Miscellaneous income is earned from rental fees and sales of WTO print and electronic publications. The WTO also manages a number of trust funds, which have been contributed by Members. These are used in support of special activities for technical cooperation and training meant to enable least-developed and developing countries to make better use of the WTO and draw greater benefit from the multilateral trading system. The WTO’s total budget for the year 2013 is as follows:

  • Consolidated WTO Budget for the year 2013: CHF 197,203,900

  

Consolidated Budget 2013 (WTO and the Appellate Body Secretariats)
 

Section

Budget 2013
CHF

Work Years
(including salary and pension)

127,783,800

Temporary Assistance

15,240,500

Communications
(including telecommunications and postal charges)

1,719,700

Building Facilities
(including rental, utilities, maintenance and insurance)

4,529,000

Permanent Equipment

1,454,000

Expendable supplies

1,201,000

Contractual Services
(including reproduction, office automation and security)

8,936,600

Staff Overheads
(including training and insurance)

5,162,000

Missions

3,157,000

Trade Policy Courses

2,851,300

Various
(including dispute settlement panels, publications,
library and public information activities)

6,258,000

International Trade Centre

18,911,000

Grand Total

197,203,900

 

Consolidated budget 2014

Section

Budget 2014
CHF

Staff expenditure
(including staff remuneration, pension and post-employment benefits, health and invalidity insurance, family and international benefits)

131,415,300

Temporary assistance
(including short-term staff, consultants, panellists and Appellate Body Member fees)

17,167,050

General services
(including telecommunications and post, contractual services and maintenance, energy and
supplies, documentation and publication)

15,800,700

Travel and hospitality

7,480,800

Implementing partners total

273,000

Capital expenditure
(including procurement of fixed assets and rental and leasing of equipment)

2,966,650

Financial expenditure
(including bank and interest charges and building loan reimbursement)

1,230,000

Contributions to International Trade Centre and special reserves
(including Appellate Body operating fund and
Ministerial Conference operating fund)

20,870,400

Grand Total

197,203,900