THE WTO: SECRETARIAT AND BUDGET
WTO Secretariat budget for 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.
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 2014 is as follows: