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THE WTO: SECRETARIAT AND BUDGET
Members' contributions to the WTO budget and the budget of the Appellate Body for the year 200
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Contributions are determined according to each Member's share of international trade (%), based on trade in goods, services and intellectual property rights for the last five years for which data is available. There is a minimum contribution of 0.015 per cent for Members whose share in the total trade of all Members is less than 0.015 per cent.

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WTO Secretariat budget for 2008

MEMBER

2008 Contribution

 

CHF

%

Albania

37,359

0.0210

Angola

208,143

0.1170

Antigua and Barbuda

26,685

0.0150

Argentina

572,838

0.3220

Armenia

26,685

0.0150

Australia

2,028,060

1.1400

Austria

2,511,948

1.4120

Bahrain

142,320

0.0800

Bangladesh

181,458

0.1020

Barbados

30,243

0.0170

Belgium

4,685,886

2.6340

Belize

26,685

0.0150

Benin

26,685

0.0150

Bolivia

40,917

0.0230

Botswana

62,265

0.0350

Brazil

1,574,415

0.8850

Brunei Darussalam

71,160

0.0400

Bulgaria

231,270

0.1300

Burkina Faso

26,685

0.0150

Burundi

26,685

0.0150

Cambodia

58,707

0.0330

Cameroon

49,812

0.0280

Canada

6,272,754

3.5260

Central African Republic

26,685

0.0150

Chad

26,685

0.0150

Chile

553,269

0.3110

China , People's Republic of

9,496,302

5.3380

Colombia

343,347

0.1930

Congo

48,033

0.0270

Costa Rica

158,331

0.0890

Côte d'Ivoire

110,298

0.0620

Croatia

293,535

0.1650

Cuba

104,961

0.0590

Cyprus

120,972

0.0680

Czech Republic

1,174,140

0.6600

Democratic Republic of the Congo

26,685

0.0150

Denmark

1,752,315

0.9850

Djibouti

26,685

0.0150

Dominica

26,685

0.0150

Dominican Republic

177,900

0.1000

Ecuador

156,552

0.0880

Egypt

430,518

0.2420

El Salvador

101,403

0.0570

Estonia

144,099

0.0810

European Communities

0

0.0000

Fiji

26,685

0.0150

Finland

1,118,991

0.6290

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

42,696

0.0240

France

8,674,404

4.8760

Gabon

48,033

0.0270

Gambia

26,685

0.0150

Georgia

32,022

0.0180

Germany

15,765,498

8.8620

Ghana

71,160

0.0400

Greece

862,815

0.4850

Grenada

26,685

0.0150

Guatemala

112,077

0.0630

Guinea

26,685

0.0150

Guinea-Bissau

26,685

0.0150

Guy ana

26,685

0.0150

Haiti

26,685

0.0150

Honduras

64,044

0.0360

Hong Kong , China

5,235,597

2.9430

Hungary

1,054,947

0.5930

Iceland

80,055

0.0450

India

1,328,913

0.7470

Indonesia

1,321,797

0.7430

Ireland

2,289,573

1.2870

Israel

898,395

0.5050

Italy

7,039,503

3.9570

Jamaica

81,834

0.0460

Japan

9,811,185

5.5150

Jordan

122,751

0.0690

Kenya

78,276

0.0440

Korea , Republic of

4,523,997

2.5430

Kuwait

421,623

0.2370

Kyrgyz Republic

26,685

0.0150

Latvia

110,298

0.0620

Lesotho

26,685

0.0150

Liechtenstein

44,475

0.0250

Lithuania

199,248

0.1120

Luxembourg

674,241

0.3790

Macao , China

131,646

0.0740

Madagascar

26,685

0.0150

Malawi

26,685

0.0150

Malaysia

2,182,833

1.2270

Maldives

26,685

0.0150

Mali

26,685

0.0150

Malta

74,718

0.0420

Mauritania

26,685

0.0150

Mauritius

62,265

0.0350

Mexico

3,741,237

2.1030

Moldova

26,685

0.0150

Mongolia

26,685

0.0150

Morocco

289,977

0.1630

Mozambique

35,580

0.0200

Myanmar , Union of

49,812

0.0280

Namibia

33,801

0.0190

Nepal

28,464

0.0160

Netherlands

5,984,556

3.3640

New Zealand

455,424

0.2560

Nicaragua

37,359

0.0210

Niger

26,685

0.0150

Nigeria

482,109

0.2710

Norway

1,529,940

0.8600

Oman

217,038

0.1220

Pakistan

298,872

0.1680

Panama

161,889

0.0910

Papua New Guinea

44,475

0.0250

Paraguay

56,928

0.0320

Peru

225,933

0.1270

Philippines

829,014

0.4660

Poland

1,517,487

0.8530

Portugal

946,428

0.5320

Qatar

238,386

0.1340

Romania

469,656

0.2640

Rwanda

26,685

0.0150

Saint Lucia

26,685

0.0150

Saudi Arabia , Kingdom of

1,506,813

0.8470

Senegal

37,359

0.0210

Sierra Leone

26,685

0.0150

Singapore

3,808,839

2.1410

Slovak Republic

334,452

0.1880

Slovenia

309,546

0.1740

Solomon Islands

26,685

0.0150

South Africa

903,732

0.5080

Spain

4,646,748

2.6120

Sri Lanka

142,320

0.0800

St. Kitts and Nevis

26,685

0.0150

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

26,685

0.0150

Suriname

26,685

0.0150

Swaziland

32,022

0.0180

Sweden

2,376,744

1.3360

Switzerland

2,522,622

1.4180

Chinese Taipei

3,285,813

1.8470

Tanzania

48,033

0.0270

Thailand

1,825,254

1.0260

Togo

26,685

0.0150

Tonga

26,685

0.0150

Trinidad and Tobago

92,508

0.0520

Tunisia

224,154

0.1260

Turkey

1,407,189

0.7910

Uganda

26,685

0.0150

United Arab Emirates

1,328,913

0.7470

United Kingdom

9,622,611

5.4090

United States

25,094,574

14.1060

Uruguay

67,602

0.0380

Venezuela

540,816

0.3040

Viet Nam

505,236

0.2840

Zambia

26,685

0.0150

Zimbabwe

35,580

0.0200

TOTAL

177,900,000

100.000

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Method of calculation of contributions assessed on Members of the WTO